When William Donham Lee was born about 1798, in Greene, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Henry Lee, was 31 and his mother, Mary Sarah Donham, was 25. He married Sarah Jane Hook on 1 March 1821, in Clermont, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Perry Township, Clay, Indiana, United States in 1860. In 1860, at the age of 63, his occupation is listed as day laborer in Perry Township, Clay, Indiana, United States. He died on 20 July 1871, in Riley Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74.
Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Young, Sang, Jae, Jong, Jung, Sung, Yong, Kyung, Seung, Dong, Kwang, Myung.
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’.
English: habitational name from any of the many places in England named with Old English lēah ‘wood, glade’, including Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.