LEE, Catherine
(1741-After 1800)


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1. MARTIN, Unknown


LEE, Catherine 1 2

  • Born: 1741, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Marriage (1): MARTIN, Unknown about 1758
  • Marriage (2): SHOEMAKER, Jacob on 27 Nov 1762 in Christ Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
  • Died: After 1800, Prob. Delaware

bullet  General Notes:

Catherine was first married to an Unknown Martin, and her daughter, Hannah Martin, is mentioned in Jacob Shoemaker's will.


Catherine married Unknown MARTIN about 1758. (Unknown MARTIN was born about 1740 and died before 1762.)


Catherine next married Jacob SHOEMAKER on 27 Nov 1762 in Christ Church, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Jacob SHOEMAKER was born about 1740 in prob. Berks County, Pennsylvania, died about 30 Oct 1798 in Lower Penns Neck, Salem County, New Jersey and was buried in Oct 1798 in Lower Penns Neck Methodist Episcopal Cemetery, Pennsville, Salem County, New Jersey.)



1 1800 US Census (Appoquimimink Hundred, New Castle County, Delaware). Repository: Ancestry. Surety: 4. Lists Ketty [Catherine Lee] Shoemaker [widow of Jacob] (age 26-44, b. 1756-1776) and children/grandchildren 1 male (age <10, b. 1790-1800), 1 male (age 10-15, b. 1785-1790), 1 male (age 26-44, b. 1756-1776), 1 female (age <10, b. 1790-1800) and 1 female (age 10-15, b. 1785-1790), living in Appoquinimink, Deleware, having moved back to Deleware following the death of her husband in 1798. It is likely that she is living with her son and his family. If so, it can only be Samuel, who is not known to have migrated west with his brothers. Living next door is the "Widow Martin" (age 45+, b. 1775+), who is likely the mother of Catherine's first husband.

2 Jacob Shoemaker, New Jersey Calendar of Wills 1796 - 1800 (30 Oct 1798, Lower Penns Neck, Salem County, New Jersey). Surety: 4. 1798,Oct 30 Shoemaker, Jacob, of Lower Penns Neck, Salem Co; will of wife,Catharine, bay mare and saddle' also 1/3 of residue of property, Son Samuel, my watch, bay mare and saddle. Daughter, Mary Shoemaker, 1 heifer, small bed, Pair of tongs and andirons, Son, Michael, gray mare and saddle. To my wife's daughter, Hannah Martin, 1 cow, son Jacob, 5 shillings. My little Negro lad, Isaac (aged 3) To be set free when 27. Daughter, Elizabeth Currey and sons, Elias and Samuel, the other 2/3 of residue divided between them. Executrix-wife Catherine, Witnesses- Thomas Miles, Charles Campbell and Rebecca Shoemaker. Proved Jan 7,1799.

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