Richard E. Lee

10 February 1854–31 December 1914 (Age 60)
Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Richard E.

When Richard E. Lee was born on 10 February 1854, in Massachusetts, United States, his father, Patrick Lee, was 25 and his mother, Lee, was 25. He married Martha Eunice Bills on 16 July 1907, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States. He lived in Eureka, Juab, Utah, United States in 1910. He died on 31 December 1914, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Payson City Cemetery, Payson, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Richard E. Lee
Martha Eunice Bills
Marriage: 16 July 1907

Spouse and Children

16 July 1907
Payson, Utah, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Patrick Lee






World Events (8)


Age 9

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 9

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 16

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

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)

  • Richard E Lee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Richard E Lee, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Richard E. Lee, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

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