John Lee

Husband of Clora Evans Atlas, father of Susie Lee Atlas

  • Born about 1846 in Louisiana, likely Carroll Parish, LA
  • Died unknown

Former Slaveowner and Slaveowner Locations

Father and mother were owned by James D. Kerr of Carroll Parish, LA. Kerr relocated to Claiborne Parish, LA between 1861-1863 where he died. He was the son of former Ohio senator Joseph Kerr. 

Snippet Genealogy

  • Parents: Armstead Lee and Jemima Taylor Lee
  • Siblings: Asberry Lee, Albert Lee, Amos Lee, Roseanna Lee, Celia (Lee) Green
  • Marriages/Relationships: Emmaline Brown (children: Asberry Lee and Martha (Lee) Robinson), Clora Evans (children: Susie (Lee) Atlas)


Finding John Lee


  1. 1870 US Census – John Lee, wife Emmaline, children Asberry and Martha living in Claiborne
  2. Death Certificate – Susie Lee Atlas


Death certificate obtained at Louisiana State Archives, Baton Rouge, East Baton Rouge, LA

Census obtained via FamilySearch