1103. Mary Anne Randolph9 Custis (George Washington Parke8, John Parke7, Daniel Parke6, John5, Margaret4 Michael, Elizabeth3 Thorowgood, Adam2, William1) was born August 1, 1807. Mary died November 5, 1873 at 66 years of age.
She married Robert Edward Lee (Gen.) June 30, 1831. Robert was born in Stratford, VA January 19, 1807. Robert was the son of Henry Lee. Robert died 1869 at 62 years of age. He graduated from West Point in 1829 and served as a field engineer in the Mexican War 1846-1848. He was superintendent of West Point 1852-1855 and in 1859 arrested John Brown at Harpers Ferry. Lincoln offered him command of the Union armies in 1861, but he declined due to his loyalty to his native Virginia. He accepted command of the Confederate armies. After the war, he served as a college president until his death. (New American Desk Encyclopedia, Penquin Books, Inc., 1989)
Mary Anne Randolph Custis and Robert Edward Lee(Gen.) had the following children:
1470 iii. William Henry Fitzhugh Lee was born May 31, 1837. William died October 15, 1891 at 54 years of age. He married twice. He married Charlotte Wickham 1859. Charlotte died December 26, 1863. He married Mary Tabb Bolling November 28, 1867.
1473 vi. Robert Edward Lee(Jr.) was born October 27, 1843. Robert died 1914 at 70 years of age. He married Charlotte Taylor Haxall November 16, 1871. Charlotte was born October 23, 1848. Charlotte died September 22, 1872 at 23 years of age.
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