Born in England, George Lee (1714-1761) later removed to Virginia, and resided at Mount Pleasant, Westmoreland County, Virginia. In 1738 he married Judith Wormeley of Middlesex County, Va., though she died in 1751. In 1752, Lee married married Lawrence Washington's widow, Ann Fairfax. His sister was Lettice (Letitia) Lee Corbin, wife of John Corbin (1715–1757). Lee held several offices, including justice and deputy clerk of Westmoreland County. He also represented that county for a time in the House of Burgesses (see Lee, Lee of Virginia, 140-41).