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 Fannie E. B. <I>Torian</I> Lea

Fannie E. B. Torian Lea

Birth
Halifax County, Virginia, USA
Death 18 Sep 1886 (aged 67)
Caswell County, North Carolina, USA
Burial Hamer, Caswell County, North Carolina, USA
Memorial ID 52868279 · View Source
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Wife of Sidney S. Lea

"Sidney Lea's 'Mansion House' still stands on the opposite side of the road from the Blanch, N. C. Prison Camp and it is within one-half mile of the old Beulah Baptist Church site. There Lea buried his wife and erected a beautiful marble stone at her grave. It is assumed that he was later buried beside her. His grave was never marked and presently briars, trees, bushes, engulf the entire cemetery. Sidney Lea was a great benefactor of Wake Forest College. Following the death of his wife he made his will and left the residue of his estate to Wake Forest College and the Baptist Orphanage. in his latter days he stayed with others. Even though his will was recorded, it was not effectual." (1984, From Rabbit Shuffle to Collins Hill: Stories of Southern Caswell County, North Carolina, Millard Quentin Plumblee)


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In memory of Fannie E. B. wife of Sidney S. Lea born in Halifax Co., VA August 19, 1819 died Sept 18, 1886. She was a consistent member of the Baptist Church for 46 years and had been married for 50 years
She openeth her mouth with wisdom and in her tongue is the law of kindness


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  • Created by: Carolina Caswell
  • Added: 26 May 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 52868279
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Fannie E. B. Torian Lea (19 Aug 1819–18 Sep 1886), Find A Grave Memorial no. 52868279, citing Beulah Missionary Baptist Church Cemetery, Hamer, Caswell County, North Carolina, USA ; Maintained by Carolina Caswell (contributor 47164136) .