Matilda Ann Lee

1846–11 May 1911 (Age 65)
Warrick, Indiana, United States

The Life of Matilda Ann

When Matilda Ann Lee was born in 1846, in Warrick, Indiana, United States, her father, Willis Green Lee, was 46 and her mother, Sarah Ann "Sally" Cox, was 43. She married Benjamin Franklin Stites about 1867, in Boonville, Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Anderson Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States in 1880 and School District 27 Pleasant Valley, Judith Basin, Montana, United States in 1910. She died on 11 May 1911, in Moore, Fergus, Montana, United States, at the age of 65.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Franklin Stites
Matilda Ann Lee
Marriage: about 1867
Daisy D. Stites
Della May Stites
Benjamin Franklin Stites Jr
William Sherman Stites

Spouse and Children

    Benjamin Franklin Stites



about 1867
Boonville, Boon Township, Warrick, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)


Age 0

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Age 0

Historical Boundaries: 1846: Warrick, Indiana, United States
1864 · Montana Territory

Age 18

Montana was made a territory by President Abraham Lincoln on May 26 1864. The capital was Virginia City and remained the capital until 1894, when Helena became the capital.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood’ or ‘glade’.2 English: habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.3 Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Matilda A Stites in household of Benjamin F Stites Sr., "United States Census, 1910"
  • Matilda Stites in household of Ben Stites, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Matilda Lee in household of Willis Lee, "United States Census, 1850"

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