Our Lee Family Tree

(probably back 7 generations to Ireland)

O’Laoi family mottos:

“Non incautus futuri” (Not unmindful of the future”)
“Courageux” (“Corageous”)
“Deus fortitudo mea” (“God is my strength”)
“Dum spiro spero” (“While I breathe I hope”)
“Fide et fortitude” (“By fidelity and fortitude”)

Table of Contents

Thomas W. Lee, Sr.* (c.1780-before 1830)
Catherine Miller (1794-after 1830)
Thomas “Tommy” Lee, Jr. (1816-1900)
Elizabeth Brenneman (1816-1890)
Christian F. Lee (1858-1906)
Laura Catherine Speicher (1859-1919)
Annie J. Lee (1885-1971)
Charles Frederick Krause (1884-1973)
Hilda Elizabeth Krause (1921-1997)
Richard Orville Miller (1920-2015)
Susan Kay Miller (1949- )
Larry Edsel Pearce (1948- )
Annie Rebecca Pearce (1971)  Matthew Carter Pearce (1973- )

* One source suggests that the “W” stood for William, possibly his father, who may have resided in Bedford County, PA, before Somerset County was established.


see Vitals, “Introduction: Lee,” and “Meet our Great-great Grandfather Tommy Lee”

Sir John Bernard Burke. The General Armory of England, Scotland, Ireland, and Wales. London: Habeison & Sons, 1884

Janice Lee, Hutchinson, KS, presenter at Casselman Historians Annual Meeting, 16 Sept. 2011, Grantsville, MD

U.S. Census, Bedford & Somerset Co’s 1790-1880, Public Member Family Trees, & other documents. Ancestry.com

Last revised: 12/30/16

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