Henry Lee

25 September 1818–10 March 1892 (Age 73)
Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Henry

When Henry Lee was born on 25 September 1818, in Yorkshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, John Lee, was 28 and his mother, Harriet Wright, was 28. He married Julietta Stevenson on 29 January 1846, in Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Wisconsin, United States in 1870 and Watterstown, Grant, Wisconsin, United States in 1880. He died on 10 March 1892, in Blue River, Grant, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Blue River Cemetery, Blue River, Grant, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Lee
1818–1892
Julietta Stevenson
1826–1899
Marriage: 29 January 1846
Eliza G Lee
1849–1929
William Henry Lee
1853–1856
Ella Josephine Lee
1851–1932
Emogene Lee
1858–1907
Wilbur H LEE
1860–1950
Katherine Mary Lee
1864–1928
Hattie Esther Lee
1867–1947
Clarence C Lee
1872–1948

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
29 January 1846
Newark, Essex, New Jersey, United States
children

(8)

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Parents and Siblings

    John Lee

    Male1790–Male

    Harriet Wright

    Female1790–Female

siblings

(3)

    Charles Lee

    Male1816–1893Male

    Male1818–1892Male

    Female1821–1899Female

World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 1

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1821 · New Ouse Bridge Completed

Age 3

The original Ouse Bridge collapsed in 1154 under the weight of a crowd that was on it. In 1367, after the bridge had been replaced with stone and became the site of the first public toilets. In 1564-1565 the bridge was finally done being repaired. In 1810 and 1818 the bridge was dismantled to make way for a new Ouse Bridge design and completed in 1821.
1846

Age 28

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

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Henry Lee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Henry Lee, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Henry Lee, "United States Census, 1880"

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