+-- William Lee | 1729->1780 | | Ephraim Lee -----+ B: 1779 | +-- John Pike D: 1866 | | +-- Susannah Pike --+ 1737-1827 | +-- Abigail Overman M: Sarah Hinshaw
|Ephraim Lee     [ID 03071]||Click here to switch to Ahnentafel view:|
Born 8-30-1779, Cane Creek MM, North Carolina.2,108,a,b,c,d
Ephraim moved from North Carolina to Tennessee in 1804, settling in Golihers Creek, Blount County.    A town was laid out some years later called Friendsville, and a meeting was established called Newberry.    Epraim was a hatter, and at one time he made a hat for a himself, but afterwards gave it to a friend.    This friend was known to use much profanity when angry.    One day this friend was kicked by his horse, but because he had so much respect for Ephraim he would not swear with his hat on.    So he would take off the hat, lay it on the ground, and say "Lie there Ephraim, thou art a cake unturned."b
He married Sarah Hinshaw, 3-1-1807, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson County, Tennessee.1,2,45,108,e    Sarah Hinshaw, daughter of William Hinshaw & Margaret Hunt, was born 6-8-1787, Lost Creek MM, Jefferson County, Tennessee.2,108,b,c
Children of Sarah Hinshaw and Ephraim Lee:108,b
Hannah Lee 1808-1856 married Frances Jones. Francis Lee. William Lee 1811-1856 married (1) Sarah Hackney, (2) Sarah Adams. f Sallie Lee. Jonathan Lee 1818-1894 married Sallie Crye. John Lee. Ruth Lee 1820-1906 married William Jones. Lucinda Lee 1823-1897 married David Morgan. Mary Ann Lee 1825- married Alex Endsley. Ephraim Lee Jr. 1829-1918 married Elizabeth Endsley.
Ephraim and family were shown in the 1850 census (Oct 4 1850), Blount County, Tennessee:c
Sarah Hinshaw died 7-6-1855, Blount County, Tennessee; buried Friendsville, Blount County, Tennessee.2,108
Widower Ephraim was shown in the 1860 census (Jun 18 1860), living with the family of son Ephraim in Blount County, Tennessee:d
1. "The Hinshaw and Henshaw Families", by William Hinshaw; edited by Milo Custer; private printing, Bloomington, Illinois, 1911; Frank I. Miller Co., printers. LDS microfilm number 1402822.
2. "Encyclopedia of American Quaker Genealogy", by William Wade Hinshaw, in many well-stocked libraries.
45. The Church Of Jesus Christ of the Latter Day Saints (LDS) International Genealogical Index (IGI) - Tennessee.
108. "Our Ancestry" - Family Records of Members of Blount County, Tennessee, Genealogical & Historical Society, 1988, in the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Contributed by Robert Worley.
(a) Contribution from Richard Lesses ().
(b) Contribution from Nancy Theo Bringazi Hass ().
(c) 1850 census, Blount County, Tennessee; roll M432-871, page 25, line #31, dwelling #334, family #334.
(d) 1860 census, Unitia P.O., District 4, Blount County, Tennessee; roll M653-1241, page 31, line #37, dwelling #348, family #348.
(e) "Tennessee Marriages to 1825" (www.ancestry.com).
(f) Contribution from Martha A. Lee ().
(g) 1850 census, Blount County, Tennessee; roll M432-871, page 25, line #35, dwelling #335, family #335.
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