The fifteen-month-old child of African Methodist Episcopal preacher Jarena Lee died this date, August 24th, in 1818 and was buried at Bethel Burying Ground.

  The fifteen-month-old son of African Methodist Episcopal preacher Jarena Lee died this date, August 24th, in 1818 of Cholera and was buried at Bethel Burying Ground. The child’s father, Rev. Joseph Lee, an African Methodist Episcopal minister, also died in 1818. Existing records do not indicate if his death occurred before or after the child mentioned above. Read More