Sarah M. Lee

1870–
Georgia, United States

The Life of Sarah M.

When Sarah M. Lee was born in 1870, in Georgia, United States, her father, Thomas Lee, was 45 and her mother, Sarah Ann Grizzle, was 44. She lived in Gaddistown, Union, Georgia, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

Thomas Lee
1825–1906
Sarah Ann Grizzle
1826–1870
Marion Monroe Lee
1846–1926
James Lee
1856–
Joseph Lee
1861–
Sallie Lee
1867–
John Lee
1847–
Hannah Lee
1848–
Mary L Lee
1848–
Ephrem Lee
1851–1926
Lisann Lee
1853–1934
Thomas James Lee
1855–1938
Sarah Lee
1855–
Albert Lee
1857–
Henry H. Lee
1861–
Claressa Lee
1863–
Ephonice Lee
1864–
Mary E Lee
1865–
James William Lee
1866–1933
Sarah M. Lee
1870–

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World Events (8)

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 0

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.
1893 · The Last Public Hanging in Georgia

Age 23

The last public hanging in Georgia was on September 28, 1893. The General Assembly prohibited public executions in December 1893. Prior to this law, Georgians commonly traveled to witness scheduled public executions.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

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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  • Sarah M Lee in household of Thomas Lee, "United States Census, 1880"

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