, in November 1745.
in November 1740.
, on 20 March 1746/47.
The first of this family in America was Ralph Lee, who was b. in England, son of William and Hannah (Smith) Lee of England. Ralph Lee emigrated to America the early part of the eighteenth century and settled in Bucks Co., Pa., between the years 1727 and 1731. His son, David, came from Bucks Co., Pa., in 1771, and located in that part of Baltimore Co. which is now Harford Co., Md., buying property near Jerusalem, and establishing his mills there, in 1772, known to this day as "Jerusalem Mills." Accompanying him from Bucks Co. was his friend, Joseph Ellicott, who established the well-known "Ellicott Mills" properties, and for whose family Ellicott City was named. Both were prominent members of the Society of Friends. David Lee, b. Nov. 1740; d. Dec. 1816; accumulated by his industry a large estate, m. Rebecca Sackett, b. Nov. 1745, d. Apr. 1814. Both are buried in the Friends Cemetery at Fallston. His will is dated 2d, 8th mo. 1811, and probated in Harford Co., Md., 2d July, 1816.
Mary, b. Nov. 1768; d. 1771.
Hannah, b. Nov. 1770; m. James Amoss.
—Colonial Families of the United States, 2:431.