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Kansas Lee, born abt 1815
Home Up William (Billy) & Winny Lee, born abt 1814 Kansas Lee, born abt 1815 Moses Lee, abt 1815

Mary Lee Brady, Ph.D.

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Joanna Lee, abt 1831
Nancy Lee, Born 1837
George Lee, born 1840
Thorn Lee, born 1852
Emma Lee, born abt 1856
Garrison Lee, born 1857

       

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

We relatively sure that Kansas was born at Shirley Plantation to her mother Nancy Primus Lee, but we have no clue as to who was the father of her and siblings. The name "Kansas" as a first name prompted us to consider possibilities and relationships to Williams and Frank offspring born around 1815 and later used by grand-daughter Nancy Banister Lee.  There is no evidence of the name being used otherwise.

Further research is required relative to Kansas Lee, apparently moved to Maryland by time of the 1880 census. The possibility exists that Kansas may also have been born a twin to Moses Lee.  Relationship is confirmed by the fact that Nancy Banister Lee named one of her daughters after a beloved Aunt "Kansas." 

Possibility is that she was married to a Lee killed in the Civil War, one of over 45,000 U.S. Colored Troops killed in the fighting.


 Household:
 Name RelationMarital StatusGenderRaceAgeBirthplaceOccupationFather's BirthplaceMother's Birthplace
 Kansas LEE  Self  W  Female  B  65  MD    MD  MD 
 Mary SANDERS  GDau  S  Female  B  4  MO    MD  MD 
 Leven SANDERS  GSon  S  Male  B  11  MO  At School  MD  MD 
 Mathaniel JACKSON  Other  W  Male  B  26  DC  Laborer  TN  TN 
 Louise HARDY  Other  M  Female  B  18  MO  Housekeeper  VA  VA 

 

 

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