Benjamin Lee

1858–1945 (Age 87)
Alverthorpe, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Lee was born in 1858, his father, Charles Lee, was 23 and his mother, Leah Ramsden, was 26. He married Sarah Elizabeth Booth on 8 October 1881, in Horbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. He died in 1945, in Horbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 87, and was buried in Horbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Lee
Sarah Elizabeth Booth
Marriage: 8 October 1881
Thomas Lee
Charles Lee
Annie Lee
Jane Elizabeth Lee
Leah Lee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    8 October 1881Horbury, Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom
  • Children


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    World Events (7)

    1863 · Lendal Bridge Opened
    Age 5
    The Lendal Bridge was opened in 1863, after a previous failed attempt at building it Thomas Page was brought in to design it. It is an iron bridge styled with the gothic style popular in England. When it was first opened, it was a toll bridge but in 1894, it accepted it’s last toll.
    1880 · School Attendance Becomes Mandatory for Children
    Age 22
    School attendance became compulsory from ages five to ten on August 2, 1880.
    Age 26
    Art Nouveau Period (Art and Antiques).

    Name Meaning

    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.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Benjamin Lee, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"
    • Benjamin Lee in household of Charles Lee, "England and Wales Census, 1871"
    • Benj Lee, "England and Wales Census, 1891"

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