Robert E. Lee

Descendants of
Robert E. Lee

C.S.A. - U.S. Civil War

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1. General Robert Edward1 LEE , born 19 Jan 1807 in Stratford, Westmoreland Co., Virginia; died 12 Oct 1870 in Lexington, Albemarle, VA; buried in Lee Chapel, Lexington, Albemarle, Virginia, son of Major General Henry LEE  and Anne Hill CARTER . He married on 30 Jun 1831 in Arlington House, Arlington, Virginia Mary Anna Randolph CUSTIS , born 1 Oct 1807; died 5 Nov 1873.

 

     Children of General Robert Edward LEE and Mary Anna Randolph CUSTIS were as follows:

     2         i          Major General George Washington Custis2 LEE , born 16 Sep 1832 in Fort Monroe, Virginia; died 18 Feb 1913 in Alexandria, Virginia; buried in Lee Chapel, Lexington, Albemarle, Virginia.

     3         ii         Mary Custis2 LEE , born 12 Jul 1835 in Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia; died 22 Nov 1918 in Hot Springs, Bath, Virginia.

+   4         iii        Major General William Henry Fitzhugh2 LEE.

     5         iv        Annie Carter2 LEE , born 18 Jun 1839 in Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia; died 20 Oct 1862 in White Sulphur Springs, Warren, North Carolina.

     6         v         Eleanor Agnes2 LEE , born 1841 in Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia; died 15 Oct 1873 in Lexington, Rockbridge, Virginia.

+   7         vi        Captain Robert Edward2 LEE Jr..

     8         vii       Mildred Childe2 LEE , born 1846 in Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia; died 28 Mar 1905 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

 

Generation 2

 

4. Major General William Henry Fitzhugh2 LEE  (Robert Edward1), born 31 May 1837 in Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia; died 15 Oct 1891 in Alexandria, Virginia; buried in Lee Chapel, Lexington, Albemarle, Virginia. He married (1) on 23 Mar 1859 in Shirley Plantation, Charles City County, Virginia Charlotte WICKHAM , died 26 Dec 1863 in Richmond, Virginia; (2) on 28 Nov 1867 Mary Tabb BOLLING , born 20 Aug 1847 in Petersburg, Virginia; died 5 May 1924 in Richmond, Virginia.

 

     Children of Major General William Henry Fitzhugh LEE and Mary Tabb BOLLING were as follows:

     9         i          Robert Edward3 LEE III , born 11 Feb 1869 in Petersburg, Dinwiddie, Virginia; died 7 Sep 1922 in Roanoke, Halifax, Virginia; buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina. He married in 1919 Mary Wilkerson MIDDLETON , born 14 Aug 1874 in Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina; died 19 May 1959 in Asheville, Buncombe, North Carolina; buried in Magnolia Cemetery, Charleston, Charleston County, South Carolina.

     10       ii         Mary Tabb3 LEE , born abt 1871; died 1871; buried in Lee Chapel, Lexington, Albemarle, Virginia.

     11       iii        George Bolling3 LEE , born 31 Aug 1872 in Fairfax County, Virginia; died 13 Jul 1948 in New York, New York; buried in Lee Chapel, Lexington, Albemarle, Virginia. He married Helen KEENEY , born 26 Sep 1895 in San Francisco, San Francisco County, California; died 8 Jul 1968; buried in Lee Chapel, Lexington, Albemarle, Virginia.

     12       iv        Ann Agnes3 LEE , born abt 1874; died 1874; buried in Lee Chapel, Lexington, Albemarle, Virginia.

     13       v         William Henry Fitzhugh3 LEE Jr. , born abt 1875; died 1875; buried in Lee Chapel, Lexington, Albemarle, Virginia.

 

 

7. Captain Robert Edward2 LEE Jr.  (Robert Edward1), born 27 Oct 1843 in Arlington, Arlington County, Virginia; died 19 Oct 1914 in Richmond, Virginia; buried in Lee Chapel, Lexington, Albemarle, Virginia. He married (1) on 16 Nov 1871 Charlotte HAXALL , born 23 Oct 1848; died 22 Sep 1872; (2) on 8 Mar 1894 in Washington, D.C. Juliet CARTER , born 6 Apr 1860; died 16 or 17 NOV 1915; buried 19 Nov 1915 in Lee Chapel, Lexington, Albemarle, Virginia, daughter of Colonel Thomas Hill CARTER  and Susan ROY .

 

     Children of Captain Robert Edward LEE Jr. and Juliet CARTER were as follows:

+   14       i          Anne Carter3 LEE.

+   15       ii         Mary Custis3 LEE.

 

Generation 3

 

14. Anne Carter3 LEE  (Robert Edward2, Robert Edward1), born 21 Jul 1897 in University of Virginia; died 8 Nov 1978 in Upperville, Fauquier, Virginia; buried in Ivy Hill Cemetery, Upperville, Fauquier, Virginia. She married on 3 Sep 1921 Hanson Edward ELY Jr. , born 31 Mar 1896 in Fort Harrison, Lewis and Clark County, Montana; died 29 Sep 1938 in Orange, Essex, New Jersey; buried in Arlington National Cemetery, Arlington County, Virginia.

 

     Children of Anne Carter LEE and Hanson Edward ELY Jr. were as follows:

     16       i          Hanson4 ELY III , born 26 Oct 1923 in New Jersey; died 8 Dec 1963; buried in Ivy Hill Cemetery, Upperville, Fauquier, Virginia.

     17       ii         Anne Carter4 ELY , born abt Jun 1927.

 

 

15. Mary Custis3 LEE  (Robert Edward2, Robert Edward1), born 23 Dec 1900 in Richmond, Virginia; died 26 Dec 1994 in Virginia; buried in Ivy Hill Cemetery, Upperville, Fauquier, Virginia. She married on 1 Oct 1925 in Fauquier County, Virginia William Hunter DE BUTTS , born 23 Oct 1899 in Virginia; died 23 Nov 1987; buried in Ivy Hill Cemetery, Upperville, Fauquier, Virginia, son of Dulaney Forrest DE BUTTS  and Emma ASHBY .

 

     Children of Mary Custis LEE and William Hunter DE BUTTS were as follows:

     18       i          Robert E. Lee4 DE BUTTS , born abt Oct 1927.

     19       ii         William Hunter4 DE BUTTS Jr. , born abt Nov 1929.

     20       iii        Mary Custis4 DE BUTTS .