Candace Lee

1839–16 March 1927 (Age 88)
Wake, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Candace

When Candace Lee was born in 1839, in Wake, North Carolina, United States, her father, Samuel Lee, was 42 and her mother, Mary Beavers, was 39. She married William Gaston Marshall on 5 November 1867, in Perquimans, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 5 daughters. She lived in Leesville Township, Wake, North Carolina, United States for about 40 years. She died on 16 March 1927, in Carr Township, Durham, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Lynn Crossroads, Durham, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Gaston Marshall
Candace Lee
Marriage: 5 November 1867
Nettie H Marshall
Hettie Marshall
Mary H Marshall
Margaret Lillian "Maggie" Marshall
Alice Henry Marshall
Emmet C Marshall

Spouse and Children

5 November 1867
Perquimans, North Carolina, United States


    Nettie H Marshall


    Hettie Marshall


    Mary H Marshall


    Margaret Lillian "Maggie" Marshall



+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings



+4 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 14

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 23

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

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)

  • Candace Marshal in household of Garton Marshal, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Candis Martial in household of G William Martial, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Candice Lee in household of Samuel Lee, "United States Census, 1850"

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