William Thomas Lee’s parents were Orleans Lee and Mary Cundiff. William’s father Orleans was born in 1826 in Belmont, Bullitt County, Kentucky.
He grew up in Bullitt County and married Mary Cundiff in 1826. Mary Cundiff was born in 1828 in Bullitt County, Kentucky.
She was the daughter of John Brown Cundiff and Elizabeth Younger.
They had 10 children. They were Amanda, John Henry, Mary Allis, Alice, Charles, William, Sarah, Orleans, Emma and Mary Lee.