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72. Margaret E.6Sims (Thomas5, William4, Bruster3, Edward2, William1), was born circa 1819, Maury County, Tennessee, died after the 1870 census, Maury County.[784] She married 7 September 1837, Maury County, to Henry A. G. Lee,[785] died before 1 November 1841, Lauderdale County, Tennessee.[786] He was a Methodist Episcopal minister. At the sale of his estate, he owned Wesley’s sermons and other religious books. Buyers at the sale were Mrs. M. Lee and W. D. Lee.[787]

In the petitions filed by Minor Sims in Richland District, South Carolina, in 1846 and 1847, regarding the sale of the slaves of Thomas Sims, Minor Sims was the petitioner, and his siblings were the defendants: H. A. G. Lee, Margaret E. Sims Lee, Augustus C. Sims, Thomas P. Sims, and William F. Sims.[788]

On 30 October 1840, in Lauderdale County, Tennessee, H. A. G. Lee and S. Richardson were executors of the estate of S. C. Marley, deceased.[789]

Margaret E. Lee and her daughter, Harriet A. G. Lee, lived in Lauderdale County, Tennessee, in 1850, with Benjamin F. Fisher.[790] Also living with them was Chloe Lee, born circa 1776, North Carolina, Margaret’s mother-in-law.

[784] 1870 U.S. Census, Maury County, Tennessee, p. 456, #148/149, P.O. Mt. Pleasant. Head of family: Wm. F. Sims, age 56, male, white, farmer. Mary Lee, age 54, white, female, is Margaret Sims Lee.

[785] Whitley, Maury County, Tennessee, Marriages 1808-1852, p. 72. Henry A. G. Lee to Margaret E. Sims. Date of bond: 6 September 1837. Date of marriage: 7 September 1837.

[786] Lauderdale County, Tennessee, GenWeb, Lauderdale County, Will Book A, 1837-1844, p. 87. 1 November 1841, Inventory of H. A. G. Lee, decd. William D. Lee, administrator.

[787] Lauderdale County, Tennessee, GenWeb. Lauderdale County, Will Book A, p. 88.

[788] Digital Library of American Slavery. South Carolina Department of Archives and History, Columbia, South Carolina, Equity Court, Bills. Roll 483, Box 58.

[789] Lauderdale County, Tennessee, GenWeb, Lauderdale County, Will Book A, 1837-1844, p. 62.

[790] 1850 U.S. Census, Lauderdale County, Tennessee, p. 274, #374/374. Fisher, Benjamin F., age 47, born N.C.; Elizabeth B., age 46, born N.C.; Boling S., age 17, born Tenn.; Susan B., age 18; James, age 15; Edward H., age 12; Martha A. Fisher, age 11; Chloe Lee, age 74, born N.C.; Margaret E. Lee, age 30, born Tenn.; James A. Jones, age 8; and Harriet A. G. Lee, age 9.

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