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Son of Epaphroditus (Eppy) Lea (1792-1883) and his second wife, Jane D. Eaton (1808-1891), William Graham Lea studied medicine but never practiced the profession. He married Nancy King (Nannie) Cox in 1873 and engaged in farming in Anderson Co., where he served as a justice of the peace. Some time around 1887, the Leas moved to Knoxville, where William became a grocer. He served as deputy sheriff of Knoxville for about six yrs. and captain of the city police force for some 15 yrs. Wm. G. and Nannie had seven children: Robert A.; Joseph Marshall; James D.; John Sevier; Luke Harle; Laura Lunda; and Carrie Jane.

Birth:
1851 1
Bull Run, Anderson Co., TN 1
Death:
10 Apr 1930 1
Knoxville, Knox Co., TN 1
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Birth:
1851 1
Bull Run, Anderson Co., TN 1
Male 1
Death:
10 Apr 1930 1
Knoxville, Knox Co., TN 1
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Burial Place: Lynnhurst Cem., Knoxville, Knox Co., TN 1
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Birth:
Mother: Jane D. Eaton 1
Father: Epaphroditus Hightowner (Eppy) Lea 1
Marriage:
Nancy King Cox Lea 1
02 Oct 1873 1
Knox Co., TN 1
Spouse Death Date: 18 Mar 1937 1
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Lawyer 1

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