Lees of Virginia seven generations of an American family by Paul C. Nagel

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Published by Oxford University Press in Oxford, New York .

Written in English

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Subjects:

  • Lee family,
  • Lee, Robert E. -- 1807-1870 -- Family,
  • Virginia -- Biography,
  • Virginia -- Genealogy

Edition Notes

Includes bibliographical references and index.

Book details

StatementPaul C. Nagel.
GenreBiography.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsCT274.L44 N34 2007
The Physical Object
Paginationxix, 332 p. :
Number of Pages332
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17933133M
ISBN 100195305604
ISBN 109780195305609
LC Control Number2007271295

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Lee of Virginia, biographical and genealogical sketches of the descendants of Col. Richard Lee. With brief notices of the related families. 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.

Virginia's "Golden Age" The eighteenth century brought changes to Virginia, and to its families of Lees. Virginia was entering its "Golden Age," and perhaps no one in the colony represented more the changes and the splendor of the age than Richard the elder's grandson, Thomas Lee, the builder of Stratford Hall.

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The problem came in that the book was too long as Nagel wrote on a lot of issues that helped to portray the Lees in their day to day life interaction with one by: 6. 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.

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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 4/5(3).

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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.

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. Beer & Blacksmithing – POSTPONED to Beer & Blacksmithing has been postponed to Date to be determined. May 16 @ am - pm; Grandparent-Grandchild Summer Camp – CANCELLED. Nagel's "Descent from Glory" was a masterful account of four generations of Adamses.

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

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Nagel, Author Oxford University Press, USA $30 (p) ISBN More By and About This Author. A colonial statesman -- Sedition in Westmoreland -- Arthur Lee: patriot and pamphleteer -- "Junius Americanus" -- pt.

New England and Virginia in the Revolution. The "Lee-Adams Junto" -- Figaro and "Le Sieur Lee" -- "Militia diplomats" at large -- The Franklin-Lee feud -- The Virginian and the Connecticut Yankee -- pt. The Lees of Pages: The Lees of Virginia - The Lees of Virginia audiobook, by Paul C. Nagel 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, remains the. The declaration’s ideals were in line with his speech in Virginia’s House of Burgesses, in which he stressed that blacks were “equally entitled to liberty and freedom by the great law of nature.” As historian Paul C.

Nagel noted in his book The Lees of Virginia. In The Lees of Virginia, Nagel chronicles seven generations of Lees, from the family founder Richard to General Robert E. Lee, covering years of American history.

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In The Lees of Virginia, Paul Nagel chronicles seven generations of Lees, covering over two hundred years of accolades and : Oxford University Press, USA. For a deeper study of the Lees herein mentioned I would refer the readers to the following Publications: Lee of Virginia, By Edmund Jennings Lee, M.

1 vol. Old Churches and Families of Virginia. By Bishop Meade, 2 vols. Memoirs of the War, By Henry Lee, 1 vol. Biography of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence, By John Sanderson, 9. The story opens with that Richard Lee who came to Virginia in — and ends with the ""noblest of them all"" — Robert E.

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Ludwell Lee Montague. The book is a collection of Montague’s historical essays on famous members of the Lee family including places and homes associated with them.Lees of Old Virginia Lee: My name is Richard Henry Lee; Virginia is my home My name is Richard Henry Lee; Virginia is my home And may horses turn to glue if I can't deliver Unto you a resolution on independency!

For I am FFV, the first family In the sovereign colony of Virginia Yes the FFV, the oldest family in the oldest colony in America.

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