John Lee was the oldest son of Henry Lee and Mary Bland Lee of Lee Hall. He lived at Cabin Point. He married Mary Smith in 1749. They had no children. He recorded his portrait in his will when he bequeathed it to his brother, Henry Lee of Leesylvania.
Reference: John Lee’s 1765 will: “I give to my brother Henry Lee my picture and those of my Father and mother,” in Edmund Jennings Lee, ed. Lee of Virginia, 1642-1892: Biographical and Genealogical Sketches of The Descendants of Colonel Richard Lee (Philadelphia, 1895), 285-287.