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Historical References

"LEE, LEY. Local. The earlier references point to an English origin. Alan de Leia witnessed a charter by Eschina uxor Walteri a. 1177, and a later Alan de Leya witnessed a charter by Alexander, son of Walter, senescallus, 1246 (RMP., p. 75, 89). Phelippe de la Leye rendered homage, 1296 (Bain, n, p. 196). Robertus de Lee, 1436 (Home, 6). John Lie in Snook-miln, 1718 (Lander). "(The surnames of Scotland. George Fraser Black, 1866-1948)

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Birth, Death and Marriage Records for the Lee Family History

Birth, Death and Marriage records are often the best method of making the links to the Lee Genealogy that will form part of your family tree. Although records vary from country to country, they are normally the most formal record of a person's relations. From the sources below you will be able to find a birth record and, from that, a birth certificate can be ordered which lists the names of the mother and father, taking you back another generation in your tree. A marriage certificate may also list the names of the respective fathers of the bride and groom which may then help you to find them earlier in life on a census record enabling you to fill out more detail in the Lee family tree.

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