- Robert Lee
Robert LEE was living in Plymouth in 1636, and admitted freeman, 3 January 1637. Mr. Savage surmises he was from London, thinks he may have lived a while at Lynn, Massachusetts, and wonders what relation he or his wife Mary was to Mr. or Mrs. John Atwood who bequeathed them a part of their estate.
The wills referred to are recorded with the earliest wills of the Colony in the probate office at Plymouth. Mr. John Atwood was the honored “Assistant,” generally styled “Gentleman” in the records, and left no descendants. An abstract of his will and of that of his wife may be found in New England Historical and Genealogical Register 4:173; 5:260. In the former, written 20 October 1643, Mr. Atwood refers to his “little kinsman William Crowe” and to his “Brother and sister Lee & their two children Ann and Mary,” whom he leaves “to the will of my wife to deal with them as shall seem good to her.”
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