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Burrell Lee
Posted by dadsgirl747
Posted: 1:20pm January 12, 2013
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Burrell Lee was born Columbia,Richland,South Carolina about 1808.Died Kelleys Creek,St Clair,Alabama about 1896.Married Mahalia Nelson,born 1818 Georgia and died 1854 Georgia.Also married Nancy Ann Pate,born Georgia 1839 and died Alabama 1883.I am trying to find Burrells parents and grandparents.From what I understand,others have been looking for them for a lot of years.I could really use some help.Thank you
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Re: Burrell Lee
Posted by xhunterjordan
Posted: 3:16am May 8, 2017
Hello! My name is Hunter Walls, My great grandmother was Ruth Lee, direct line to Burrell. My grandmother made a home video filming her relative Roman Lee 1916-2002 *Burrell's grandson, walking around the Lee family cemetery giving information on family and marriages within the lee family. Roman is asked if he knows who his great grandfather is who would be Burrell's father or grandfather and he says he does not know. Roman says Burrell was an Indian who hid in the Alabama woods during the colonization of Indians to the Oklahoma. Thinking about back then, Indians necessarily wouldn't be registered in a census due to not being "citizens", so it would be hard to go any further past that. I did find a hand written note from my grandmother that says his father and mothers name possibly were Jordan Lee and Lidia Hodge. Not to sure how accurate these are. Roman states in the video that Burrell lived 117 years old when he died. Interesting stuff. If you've uncovered any information I haven't, please feel free to share at Thanks so much! -Hunter
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Re: Burrell Lee
Posted by mjbom
Posted: 8:04pm January 27, 2013
I saw your query in Gen Today and have the following informatio: First off I am wondering if he could have been Burwell? My Lee DNA information has the following order: Charles Lee b. Va John Lee b. 1736 Cumberland Co Va Major Burwell Lee 1766-1825 Capt Burwell Lee ca 1800-1872 Robert A. Lee 1825-1918 Robert A. Lee 1872-1937 I also show Burrell Lee in the 1800 Fairfield Co SC census Burrell Lee Jr in the same census Also a John Lee Sr b. 1730 d. 22 Aug 1809 marr Elizabeth Hocutt 1735-1794Their children: Burrell, Hopkins, James and Cader b. 1771 d. 1855 I don't know if any of this is a help, but I hope so. I am researching Benjamin Lee b. 1797 b. Ga/Al No luck thus far. Too many Lee's with the same given names. marcy
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