Hancock Lee

Submitted by Alice Warner Brosey

Source: Encyclopedia of Virginia Biography

Author: Lyon Gardiner Tyler

From the Biography of Hancock Lee Bragg:

Hancock (2) Lee, son of Hancock (1) and Sarah (Allerton) Lee, was born in 1709, and died near Warrenton, in Fauquier county, sometime prior to August, 1789. He lived during the later years of his life at Warrenton, in Fauquier county, but when he settled there is not known. In 1729 a Hancock Lee patented three hundred and ninety-three acres in King William county, and sold four hundred in 1751 for one hundred and fifteen pounds sterling. One of the name was justice for King George county, in 1745. He married in 1733, Mary, daughter of Colonel Henry Willis, of Fredericksburg. Children: Willis, who went to Kentucky in 1774; Hancock (3) mentioned below; John; Henry; Richard, died unmarried; Sarah Alexander who married Colonel John Gillison; Mary Willis, died March 1798, who married Captain Ambrose Madison.

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