Lee, Benjamin

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Benjamin Lee was born on November 12, 1812 a son of Michael Lee and Sarah Finch. [1]

Marriage & Children

On February 1, 1837 he married at the Lutheran Church, Sarah (Sally)Auchampaugh who was born on March 5, 1814 a daughter of Jacob Auchampaugh and Maria Turk. [1] They had the following known children:

  • Sarah Lee b. 1845, married Benjamin Gallup
  • James Lee b. about 1839, married Maria D. VanNatta
  • Ezra Lee b. about 1838
  • Mary Ellen Lee b. about 1843, married Stephen Delamater
  • Michael Lee b. March 3, 1848


Benjamin died on February 3, 1866. His wife, Sally, died on May 21, 1872. Both were buried at Lee Church Cemetery, Knox. [1]

Benjamin’s Will

Additional Research Notes

Additional Media


  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Bernehistory.org