Monday, March 12, 2012
Source: An Inventory of Historic Architecture: Caswell County, North Carolina, Ruth Little-Stokes and Tony P. Wrenn (1979) at 183. Photograph courtesy Carolina Caswell.
The cemetery beside the house is known as the Pulliam-Connally Family Cemetery and may be more associated with the nearby Stanfield-Connally-Kimbro house than the Lea-Newman house.
The above authors apparently dated this house based upon the "1838" found on a chimney. However, others believe this house was built much earlier by James (Cobb's Creek) Lea (c.1743 - 1816). The house at one time was occupied by the brother of James (Cobb's Creek) Lea, George (Cobb's Creek) Lea (aft.1755 - bef. 1830). James (Cobb's Creek) Lea sometimes is seen as James M. Lea, and George (Cobb's Creek) Lea sometimes is seen as George W. Lea.