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Richard Lee
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Birth: unknown
Death: 1664
Northumberland County
Virginia, USA

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Christened 22 March 1617/18 at St. Martins Parish, Worcester, England, son of John Lee (Lees or Leys).
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Family links: 
 Spouse:
  Anne Constable Lee
 
 Children:
  Richard Lee (1644 - 1714)*
  Hancock Lee (1650 - 1709)*
  William Constable Lee (1650 - 1696)*
  Charles Lee (1656 - 1701)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
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Within this enclosure was buried

~ Richard Lee ~

of an ancient family of Nordley Regis in Shropshire, who emigrated from London to Virginia in 1639. He was successively clerk of the quarter court at Jamestown, Attorney General of Virginia, Secretary of State, and a member of the council. Having long traded with the nearby Wicomico Indians, in 1656 he established his home on Dividing Creek, at a point 400 feet to the Northeast of this stone. He died there in 1664 and was buried here in his garden.

Also buried within this enclosure were
:: Anne Constable, the wife of Richard Lee;
:: their son, Charles Lee (1656-1701), and
:: his wife Elizabeth Medstand;
:: their son, Charles Lee of Cobbs Hall (1684-1734); and
:: his son, Charles Lee (1722-1747), and his wives,
:: Mary Lee of Ditchley and
:: Leeanna Jones of Hickory Neck.

In 1761 this Leeanna Lee ordered the erection of the original enclosing wall. Later members of the Cobbs Hall family, Lees and Harveys, were buried nearby outside the wall.

~ Erected by The Society of the Lees of Virginia ~ 1958

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Burial:
Cobbs Hall Burying Ground
Northumberland County
Virginia, USA
 
Created by: BeNotForgot
Record added: Jul 29, 2013
Find A Grave Memorial# 114549890
Richard Lee
Added by: Ernie Wentrcek
 
Richard Lee
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Added by: I.C. Smith
 
 
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REST IN PEACE 11X GREAT GRANDFATHER. THANK YOU FOR THE SERVICE YOU AND YOUR FAMILY PROVIDED TO OUR NEW COUNTRY.
- Jacqueline Wheeler
 Added: Apr. 19, 2016
In memory of my 9th great-grandpa
- BeNotForgot
 Added: Mar. 23, 2016

- Pat Scherzinger
 Added: Mar. 7, 2016
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