Thomas Lee
(1615-1641)

Thomas Lee is the seventh great grandfather of Rachel Wilcox Liberacki.

Parents

William Lee/Leigh
Unknown

Spouse

Phoebe Browne

Children

Jane Lee
Thomas Lee
Sarah Lee


Thomas Lee was born in 1615 in Rusper, Sussex, England. He was Baptized on 26 April 1615.

Thomas married Phoebe Browne on 28 November 1639.

In 1641, Thomas planned to emigrate to the British American colonies with his family. However, he died on board the ship before arriving in New England.

Documents

Library

Caulkins, Frances Manwaring. History of Norwich Connecticut from Its Posession by the Indians to the Year 1866. np: Friends of the Author, 1874.

Kelly, Hermon Alfred. A Genealogical History of the Kelly Family Descended from Joseph Kelly of Norwich, Connecticut with Much Biographical Matter Concerning the First Four Generations, and Notes of Inflowing Female Lines. Cleveland: Privately Printed, 1897.


In 1615, the year that Thomas was born, witchcraft became a capital offense in England.

Image: Witches concocting an ointment to be used for flying to the Sabbath. Hans Baldung Grien, 1514.