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William Lea, Jr.

Born: January 29, 1834
Wilmington, DE

Father: William Lea

(1805-1876)

Mother: Jane Scott Lovett

(1817-1888)

Married: Sarah B. Bentley

(b. 1848, Sandy Spring, MD)

June 20, 1867 in Baltimore, MD

Military Service: Union, Civil War

Children:

  1. Jane Lovett Lea
    b. June 1, 1868 near Ashton, MD
    unmarried as of 1905
  2. Edithe Bentley Lea
    b. April 7, 1872 near Ashton, MD
    m. December 2, 1888 to Lt. Arthur Wallace
  3. Edward Tatnall Lea
    b. November 12, 1873 near Ashton, MD
    m. June 8, 1904 to Ora Adele Wickler in Peru, IN

Died: before 1913
Wilmington, DE

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