Ancestry of General
Robert E. Lee

Confederate Army - U.S. Civil War


    Bridget Benion

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    • 7th Generation — 4th Great-grandmother of Robert E. Lee
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    • BEF 1630 
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    • Christ Church, London, England 
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    • John and Briget (Benion) Carter are believed to be the parents of Col. John Carter and Thomas Carter, both of whom emigrated to Virginia, but this is not proven.

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    • 2 Barthelmas, Della Gray, The Signers of the Declaration of Independence: A Biographical and Genealogical Reference, Jefferson, N.C. and London: McFarland and Company, Inc., Publishers (1997), 105.