Charles Ludwell Lee

Male Abt 1780 - 1830  (~ 50 years)


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  • Name Charles Ludwell Lee  [1
    Born Abt 1780  Middlesex Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Died 1830  Middlesex Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Person ID I8598  Bishir Family
    Last Modified 4 Oct 2010 

    Father Philip Lee,   b. Middlesex Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1802, Middlesex Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Ann Montague,   b. 1756, Middlesex Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married Christ Episcopal Church, Middlesex Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F6140  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Clarissa H. Montague,   b. Abt 1780, Middlesex Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
    +1. Charles Henry Lee,   b. 24 Mar 1818, Middlesex Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Dec 1890, Richmond, Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     2. John Lee
    Last Modified 23 Jul 2017 
    Family ID F6157  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • (Notes from Pamela Cranston)

      Charles Lee son of Phillip and Ann Montague Lee married Clarissa Montague, dau. of William S. Montague, and had sons, Charles Henry Lee and John Lee. (See Montague Book.)

      Pamela Lee Cranston (in 2000) owns an original document of a Middlesex County Indenture, 1811, between Charles Lee and Clarissa his wife & Phillip Montague referencing "Forty-eight acres, on the north side of the main county road bordering the land of Capt. Robert Daniels." Signed by "Charles Lee & Clarissa H. Lee" and witnessed and signed by "William S. Montague, Samuel Ware, Abrm Montague, Phillip Lee."

      1811 Land Deed Document:

      "This Indenture made this seventeenth day of March in the yeare of our Lord Eighteen hundred and Eleven between Charles Lee and Clarissa his wife of the county of Middlesex and state of Virginia of the one part and Philip Montague of the county and state afore mentioned of the other part. Witnesseth, that the said Charles Lee & Clarissa, his wife for and in consideration of fifty four pounds lawfull money of Virginia to them...whereof they doth hereby acknowledge and thereof doth acquit and discharge the said Phillip Montague, hath given, granted...and sold and by these presents doth given, grant, bargain, sell unto the said Phillip Montague and his heirs, forty eight acres of land in the county of Middlesex bounded or followeth beginning at W. Blake on the north side of the main county road near a large red oak, ... to a chestnut tree standing in a graveyard of Capt. Robert Daniel's family and from thence a straight course to Robert Daniels line thence northwardly along the second Daniels line to a red oak on the south side of the main road, then down the main road to the beginning state afore mentioned..."

      "To have and to hold the said forty eight acres od land be the same more or less with the appertinences unto the said Philip Montague his heirs and (illegible word) to the only proper use and be hoof of to him the said Philip Montague his heirs and (afrigns) for ever; and the said Chalres Lee and Clarissa his wife for themselves and him doth covenant and grant to and with the said Philip Montague his heirs and (afrigns) that the said Charles Lee and Clarissa his wife at the ensealing of these presents stand (illegible word) of a good lheese and indefeazeble estate of inheritence in (Pound sign) simple in the forty eight acres of land be the same more or less; and hath good right and lawfull authority to sell and borrow the same and lastly that said Charles Lee and Clarissa his wife for themselves; and these here in doth covenant and grant to and with the Philip Montague his heirs and afrigns that they will warrant and each defend the right and little of in (illegible) to the above mentioned forty eight acres of land as above mentioned and unto the said Philip Montague his heirs and aprigns for ever in witness where of, we have herewith set our hands and seals the day and date first above written. Signed, sealed and delivered in the presence of:

      Signed: Signed:
      William S. Montague Charles Lee (sealed)
      Samuel Ware Clarissa H. Lee (sealed)
      Abr"m" Montague
      Philip Lee

      On the reverse of this document it reads: On the 23rd day of September 1811 - the document was in open court acknowleged by Charles Lee and Clarissa H. Lee, his wife, to be their acts and deeds and ordered to be recorded. Teste: Tho. Muse, Clk,
      Truly recorded: Tho. Muse, Clerk.
      Charles Lee to Philip Montague: Deed for Land 48 acres, 1811, Sept. 23rd. Acknowld: O.R. Recorded.

      William S. Montague is Clarissa's father, Abraham Montague is probably her brother. Philip Lee (Pamela's gt. gt. gt. grandfather) is Charles Ludwell Lee's brother. (Their father Philip Lee Sr. died in 1802.) Philip Montague was brother in law to Charles Lee, who married his sister Fannie Lee and he was cousin to Clarissa Montague once or twice removed.

      Document, 15 x 12-1/2 inches, was once folded into eighths, creating horizontal and vertical creasing. Moderate tearing along center and right-hand side creases. Minor tear on left side of document. Some smudging and ink burn, overall moderate foxing. Slight fold (1/8"), lower right corner.

      According to the George William Montague's book of the History and Genealogy of Peter Montague of Nansemond and Lancaster Counties, VA 1621-1894, Charles Ludwell Lee died in 1830. [1]

  • Sources 
    1. [S1389] THOMAS LEE of Middlesex Co., VA d. 1709 (Pamela Cranston), Pamela Cranston .