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The Lees of Virginia

Seven Generations of an American Family

by Paul C. Nagel

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Published by Oxford University Press, USA .
Written in English


The Physical Object
Number of Pages364
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL7387091M
ISBN 100195074785
ISBN 109780195074789
OCLC/WorldCa35263811

The Lee Family of Virginia has enjoyed a long and illustrious history, and is a significant family in Virginia, starting in with the arrival of Richard Lee.. Some of the more prominent Lee family members are best known for their accomplishments in the military and politics. Richard Lee () emigrated from England, settled in Jamestown, and fathered the Lee line of Virginia. Colonel Richard Lee, also known as "the Immigrant" was the founder of the Lee family in Virginia. A member of the Coton branch of the Lees of County Shropshire, England, he immigrated to Virginia circa. , settling first in York County and later in Northumberland County. A tobacco planter, Lee became wealthy and was an important figure in Virginia, being at various times justice, burgess.

  The Lees and Kings of Virginia and North Carolina, Item PreviewPages: Get this from a library! The Lees of Virginia. [Paul C Nagel; Edward Lewis; Blackstone Audiobooks.] -- The descendants of Richard and Anne Lee have occupied a preeminent place in American history. They were among the first families of Virginia. Two were signers of the Declaration of Independence, and.

The Lees of Old Virginia Lyrics: Whoa, boy! Steady! You've come to the one colony that can get the job done - Virginia! The land that gave us our glorious Commander in Chief - George Washington.   Richard Henry Lee, Virginia () Tall, slim with reddish hair, Richard Henry Lee was comfortable with speaking his opinion to the public. Born in , Lee grew up at Stratford Hall, an enormous tobacco plantation in Westmoreland County, Va.


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The Lees of Virginia by Paul C. Nagel Download PDF EPUB FB2

Product details Paperback: pages Publisher: Oxford University Press, U.S.A.; Bicentennial edition (December 4, ) Language: English ISBN ISBN Product Dimensions: x x 1 inches Shipping Weight: pounds ( Cited by: 6. In The Lees of Virginia, Paul Nagel chronicles seven generations of Lees, covering over two hundred years of accolades and scandals.

We meet Thomas Lee, who dreamed of America as a continental empire, and his son, Arthur. There are few American families that feature such a collection of characters, both heroic and ignoble, who have made such a mark on history as the Lees/5.

The Lees of Virginia: Seven Generations of an American Family - Kindle edition by Nagel, Paul C. Download it once and read it on your Kindle device, PC, phones or tablets.

Use features like bookmarks, note taking and highlighting while reading The Lees of Virginia: Seven Generations of /5(29).

If you are serious about reading about the colonial era, the revolutionary war, and the civil war, this book is a must. Hendrick chronicles little-known, but incredibly important events in the lives of the Lees of Virginia. Be prepared to have misconceptions overturned.

Nagel's later book of 4/5. In The Lees of Virginia, Paul Nagel chronicles seven generations of Lees, from the family founder Richard to General Robert E. Lee, covering over two hundred years of American history. We meet Thomas Lee, who dreamed of America as a continental empire. His daughter was Hannah Lee Corbin, a non-conformist in lifestyle and religion, while his son, Richard Henry Lee, was a Cited by: 6.

Nagel's "Descent from Glory" was a masterful account of four generations of Adamses. Now, in "The Lees of Virginia," he brings his skills to bear on another major American family, taking readers inside the great estates of the Old Dominion and the turbulent lives of the Lee men and are few American families that feature such a collection of characters, both heroic and ignoble, who 4/5(3).

There are few American families that feature such a collection of characters, both heroic and ignoble, who have made such a mark on history as the Lees. In The Lees of Virginia, Paul Nagel chronicles seven generations of Lees, covering over two hundred years of accolades and scandals.

We meet Thomas Lee, who dreamed of America as a continental empire, and his son, Arthur Lee, who created a. The reprinting of Edmund Jennings Lee's "Lees of Virginia" a corrected version with amendments, did establish some proof then even of the William Lee lineage existence, and other historical publications that acknowledge the marriage of William Lee, his marriage to Alice Felton, and their four children.

Lee of Virginia, Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of the Descendants of Colonel Richard Lee Edmund Jennings Lee Heritage Books, - Reference - pagesReviews: 1. According to the book "The Virginia-Ohio Fusons", my gggg grandmother is Deidamia Lee ().

She married to William Fuson, my gggg grandfather. Her parents were John Lee and Sarah Jane Brazill. The book further states that she was a cousin of Robert E.

Lee. The Lee Family Digital Archive is the largest online source for primary source materials concerning the Lee family of Virginia. It contains published and unpublished items, some well known to historians, others that are rare or have never before been put online.

We are always looking for new letters, diaries, and books to add to our website. With Lee in Virginia, A Story of the American Civil War () is a book by British author G.A.

Henty. It was published by Blackie and Son Ltd, London. Henty's character, Vincent Wingfield, fights for the Confederate States of America, even though he is against slavery. As suggested by the title, he is primarily with the Army of Northern : G.A. Henty. Lee of Virginia, biographical and genealogical sketches of the descendants of Col.

Richard Lee. With brief notices of the related families. Blog Book The Lees Of Virginia. Book The Lees Of Virginia. Books. Blog. Tickets and Tours; Hours of Operation; Directions; Things To Do & See; Nearby Attractions; Group Tour Information; Lodging and Private Events; Dine & Shop; Event Calendar; Events & Programs.

Beer & Blacksmithing –. (VIRGINIA). HENDRICK, Burton J. The Lees of Virginia. Biography of a Family. Boston, Illus. Folding table. xiv, pp. Very good unopened copy in orig.

cloth with paper spine label. Limited to copies signed by the author. Complete summary of Paul C. Nagel's The Lees of Virginia.

eNotes plot summaries cover all the significant action of The Lees of Virginia. "The Society of The Lees of Virginia was established to promote a better knowledge of the patriotic services of the Lee Family of Virginia to their country, to assist in the compiling of matter concerning periods of state, national, and Lee family history; to mark, preserve, and restore historic sites of family interest; to draw together the widely scattered members of the Lee Family; to.

History Colonial Virginia. In the U.S., the family began when Richard Lee I emigrated to Virginia and made his fortune in Revolutionary War era. Thomas Lee (–) married Hannah Harrison Ludwell: their children, like the descendants of Civil War era. Robert E.

Current region: Virginia, Maryland. The Society of The Lees of Virginia was established to promote a better knowledge of the patriotic services of the Lee Family of Virginia to their country, to assist in the compiling of matter concerning periods of state, national, and Lee family history; to mark, preserve, and restore historic sites of family interest; to draw together the widely scattered members of the Lee Family; to.

The story opens with that Richard Lee who came to Virginia in — and ends with the ""noblest of them all"" — Robert E. Lee. The author of The Life and Letters of Walter H. Page has proved his ability to breathe life into documentary evidence, and any book by the man who has won the Pulitzer Prize three times, is a sure candidate for.

The objective of the "Lees of Virginia" Project is to give the accurate historical, documented account of the Lee Family lineage that was started by Richard Lee I "The Immigrant" and his wife Anne project will include the direct descendants and ancestors of the Lees of Virginia lineage.The descendants of Richard and Anne Lee, among the first families of Virginia, have occupied a preeminent place in American history.

Two were signers of the Declaration of Independence, several others distinguished themselves during the Revolutionary War, and one, Robert E. Lee.Genre/Form: Biographie Biographies: Additional Physical Format: Online version: Hendrick, Burton Jesse, Lees of Virginia. Boston, Little, Brown, and Co.,