Mary Jane Lee

14 February 1845–17 July 1876 (Age 31)
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Mary Jane

When Mary Jane Lee was born on 14 February 1845, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Madison Lee, was 33 and her mother, Elizabeth Howard Lee, was 29. She married James Harrison Pinegar in October 1865, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870. She died on 17 July 1876, in DeKalb, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Cannady Cemetery, Smithville, DeKalb, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Harrison Pinegar
1842–1893
Mary Jane Lee
1845–1876
Marriage: October 1865
William Pinegar
1866–1866
Pinegar
1867–1867
Pinegar
1868–1868
Pinegar
1871–1871
Pinegar
1872–1872
Pinegar
1873–1873
Eve Pinegar
1874–1874

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
October 1865
DeKalb, Tennessee, United States
children

(7)

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Parents and Siblings

    James Madison Lee

    Male1812–1877Male

    Elizabeth Howard Lee

    Female1815–1877Female

siblings

(10)

    Lawson Watkins Lee

    Male1837–1863Male

    Philander Jackson Lee

    Male1839–1882Male

    Amanda M. Lee

    Female1841–1889Female

    Zebulon Pike Lee

    Male1843–1912Male

    Female1845–1876Female

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World Events (6)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 1

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1862 · Battle of Shiloh

Age 17

The battle of Shiloh took place on April 6, 1862 and April 7, 1862. Confederate soldiers camp through the woods next to where the Union soldiers were camped at Pittsburg Landing on the Tennessee River. With 23,000 casualties this was the bloodiest battle of the Civil War up to this point.

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)

  • Mary J Lee in household of James M Lee, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Mary J Lee in household of James M Lee, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Mary Jane Lee, "Find A Grave Index"

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