John Cornealous Lee

9 February 1866–30 October 1933 (Age 67)
466 King St., Union, S.C.

The Life of John Cornealous

When John Cornealous Lee was born on 9 February 1866, his father, William S. Lee, was 26 and his mother, Lena Lee, was 30. He married Maggie Frances Wesson about 1888. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Goshen Hill, Union, South Carolina, United States in 1880. He died on 30 October 1933, in Newberry, Newberry, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

John Cornealous Lee
1866–1933
Maggie Frances Wesson
1868–1952
Marriage: about 1888
Robert Edward Lee
1889–
Will Lee
1894–1950
Maude Lee
1907–
Mary Ida Lee
1891–
William Newton Lee
1892–
Lattie Lee
1894–
William Lee
1894–
Liza Beth Lee
1895–1984
Mattie Lee
1899–
Walter Carnealous Lee
1900–
Walter Carnelious Lee
1903–
Mamie Maude Lee
1903–1973

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
about 1888
of Newberry, S.C.
children

(12)

    Robert Edward Lee

    Male1889–Male

    Mary Ida Lee

    Female1891–Female

    William Newton Lee

    Male1892–Male

    Will Lee

    Male1894–1950Male

    Lattie Lee

    Female1894–Female

+7 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1840–1886Male

    Lena Lee

    Female1836–Female

siblings

(11)

    George Muldoon Lee

    Male1859–1945Male

    Female1859–1951Female

    Leana Reka Lee

    Female1860–1880Female

    William Greenberry Litchfield Lee

    Male1862–Male

    Male1866–1933Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1871 · KKK Supression

Age 5

In March of 1871, in an attempt to supress the Ku Klux Klan in South Carolina, President Grant sends troops in. Later that year in October, the KKK are told to disarm and break up. They do not do this and later many are arrested by the US marshals.
1886

Age 20

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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)

  • John C Lee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • John C Lee in household of William Lee, "United States Census, 1880"
  • John C Lee in entry for Mrs Elizabeth Lee Cromer, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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