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Wednesday, May 21, 2008

1656 :: Birth of Charles Lee


On this date in our family history . . . the 21st day of May . . . in the year 1656 . . . Charles Lee is born at Cobb's Hall in Northumberland County, Virginia . . . this Charles is a 2nd great-grand-uncle to General Robert E. Lee (1807-1870) . . . and a 4th great-grandpa to General Jubal Anderson Early (1816-1894) . . . and he is also a 4th great-grandpa to William Paschal Henry (1836-1912) . . . who is a 2nd great-grandpa to the Keeper of this family history timeline . . .

AND . . . this Charles Lee is the father-in-law of Thomas Buford, Jr. . . . who was born on this date . . . the 21st day of May . . . in the year 1682 . . . in Lancaster County, Virginia . . . Thomas' wife, Elizabeth Metstand Lee, is a 1st cousin three times removed to General Robert E. Lee . . . and Thomas and Elizabeth are 3rd great-grandparents to General Jubal Anderson Early . . . and they are 3rd great-grandparents to the above mentioned William Paschal Henry . . . who is a 4th cousin twice removed to General Robert E. Lee . . . and a 4th cousin to General Jubal Anderson Early . . .

AND . . . this Charles Lee is a 7th great-grandpa to Robert E. Henry, Jr. (1930-1997) . . . who is born on this date . . . the 21st day of May . . . in the year 1930 . . . in Lynn, Essex County, Massachusetts . . . this Robert E. Henry is a 6th great-grandson of the above mentioned Thomas Buford . . . and a 4th cousin five times removed of General Robert E. Lee . . . "Uncle Bob" is the only brother of the mother of the Keeper of this family history blog . . .

Stratford Hall and the Lees Connected with Its History
Biographical, Genealogical and Historical
By Frederick Warren Alexander
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"Charles Lee Founder of Cobb"

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