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Gen Henry "Light-Horse Harry" Lee
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MY 1ST. COUSIN 6X REMOVED
- DONNIE JEAN DURRENCE HENDRIK
 Added: Aug. 17, 2015
 

- pdeneen
 Added: Jul. 30, 2015
 

- Vonnie L Cantrell
 Added: Jul. 10, 2015
 

- DENA ANN
 Added: Mar. 25, 2015
 

- bob tarte
 Added: Mar. 25, 2015
 
Thank you for my freedom!
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 25, 2015
 

- sjm
 Added: Mar. 25, 2015
 
Henry Lee, R.S. (Light Horse Harry) born Jan. 29, 1756, died March 25, 1818, on Cumberland Island, Ga. Henry Lee was an honorable man. He served three terms as Governor of the state of Virginia. He advanced to the rank of Major at the end of the Revolutionary War and was Honorable Discharged on June 15, 1800. I will only speak of the last of his life as it effects the John Lee family. Henry Lee had taken sick and went to one of the Island's off the coast of Florida. His sickness did not improve, so he made up his mind to return home to die in the U.S.A. (Many great men paid dearly for the freedom that we enjoy today). On his way home he became very sick and he stopped at Cumberland Island Ga. He thought he might get some comfort from his friend, General Green. He then discovered the Gen. Green had died. Green's wife, up in years, also could not take care of him. Henry Lee then sent word to John Lee, R.S. for some help to take care of Henry Lee. John Lee then sent his daughter Elizabeth (Becky) Lee who was about seventeen or eighteen years old at the time (Elizabeth was known to be a strikingly beautiful young lady). Henry "Light Horse Harry" Lee had lost contact with his wife, and with his fortune gone, he figured his wife had divorced him. He then took Becky as his common-law wife, (exact date not known). She bore him a son, James Jackson Lee, born 1818. Henry Lee "Light Horse Harry" died Mar. 25, 1818. It is told that Henry Lee's son, Robert E. Lee, was somehow told of his half brother, James Jackson Lee, and so Robert E. Lee came to South Georgia to find this young man, and help him get an education. Robert E. Lee came in the early 1820's not knowing he was on the edge of the Okefenokee Swamp or perhaps even in the swamp. He was unable to locate the boy. (Becky always called her son James Jackson Lee "Little Harry"). ***written by Mr. Eugene Velie***
- ❀CharleneZeiglerTaylor❀
 Added: Jan. 21, 2015
 

- Patricia Anne Lowe
 Added: Nov. 12, 2014
 
In Remembrance...a cousin
- IntuitiveMedium
 Added: Aug. 2, 2014
 

- Alan Bell
 Added: Jul. 14, 2014
 

- WeeZee
 Added: Mar. 31, 2014
 

- R I P
 Added: Mar. 25, 2014
 

- Veteran's family
 Added: Mar. 25, 2014
 

- Lissa
 Added: Mar. 7, 2014
 

- Dixie Home Georgia
 Added: Feb. 22, 2014
 

- Dennis Doane
 Added: Feb. 6, 2014
 

- Cougar
 Added: Jan. 29, 2014
 

- Memories~RoxღEd
 Added: Sep. 7, 2013
 

- chevydelray55
 Added: Aug. 15, 2013
 
With honor and respect. ★☆★
- sniksnak
 Added: Mar. 25, 2013
 

- James Snow
 Added: Mar. 25, 2013
 
Happy Birthday, Rest in eternal Peace
- Ann Joscher
 Added: Jan. 29, 2013
 
In memory of Henry "Lighthorse Harry" Lee and in gratitude for his service in the Revolutionary War.
- Georgia Girl
 Added: Jan. 29, 2013
 

- Keeper of the Stars
 Added: Oct. 24, 2012
 

- Tracie Curnell
 Added: Aug. 15, 2012
 

- Palm Springs Girl
 Added: Mar. 25, 2012
 

- Marty Stewart
 Added: Mar. 25, 2012
 
Rest in Peace
- Chuck Davis
 Added: Mar. 25, 2012
 

- shelby
 Added: Jan. 29, 2012
 

- James J. Stalcup
 Added: Jan. 29, 2012
 
I light a candle for Gen Henry "Lighthorse Harry" Lee ...
- Candles
 Added: Jan. 21, 2012
 

- Derek Webster
 Added: Oct. 15, 2011
 

- Derek Webster
 Added: Oct. 15, 2011
 
Thank you for your valued service to our country. Rest in peace.
- Robert Saulino, Sr.
 Added: Mar. 25, 2011
 

- Marty Stewart
 Added: Mar. 25, 2011
 
To a fellow Virgnian on the anniversary of his transitioning into the next life.
- Renee Parker
 Added: Mar. 25, 2011
 

- TN MAN
 Added: Mar. 25, 2011
 
Thank You, Sir!!!
- LaDene
 Added: Mar. 25, 2011
 
American First Patriot...thank you.
- Linda Davis
 Added: Mar. 17, 2011
 
Happy heavenly birthday sir. Bless you.
- luvshistory
 Added: Jan. 29, 2011
 
Thank you for your service to our country. Rest in peace.
- Robert Saulino, Sr.
 Added: Jan. 29, 2011
 
To a true gentleman!
- Monty
 Added: Jan. 29, 2011
 
Thank You, Sir!!
- LaDene
 Added: Jan. 29, 2011
 

- Marty Stewart
 Added: Jan. 29, 2011
 
Thanks for your bravery!RIP sir!!!!!!!!!
- karl anglin
 Added: Nov. 16, 2010
 

- Kathy Bergold
 Added: Aug. 1, 2010
 

- Sharon
 Added: Jul. 22, 2010
 

- Paddington
 Added: Jul. 14, 2010
 

- purple-lady
 Added: Jul. 12, 2010
 
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