at Mount Pleasant, on the Machodoc
River in Westmoreland County, Va.
Col. Richard Lee, II "the scholar" and
Laetitia Corbin Lee
Richard Henry & Francis Lightfoot Lee.
About a month after Hannah's death, a grief-stricken Thomas composed his will, leaving instructions that he: be buried between my Late Dearest wife and my honored Mother and that the Bricks on the side next my wife, may be moved, and my Coffin Placed as near hers as is Possible, without moving it or disturbing the remains of my Mother.
When his father died, Thomas Lee inherited
lands in Northumberland and Charles Counties.
Also owned lands in Arlington, Fairfax, Fauquier,
Prince William, Loudon Counties.
House of Burgesses
Council of State of Virginia
Governor of Virginia
attended the College of William and Mary
On October 12, 1758 the Virginia General
Assembly founded the town of Leesburg, Va.
upon the 60 acres that Nicholas Minor, laid
Leesburg, Va. was renamed to honor the
influential Thomas Lee.
Hannah Harrison Ludwell Lee