Henry Walter Lee

4 June 1886–20 April 1979 (Age 92)
Huron, Michigan, United States

The Life of Henry Walter

When Henry Walter Lee was born on 4 June 1886, in Huron, Michigan, United States, his father, Henry Walter Lee, was 33 and his mother, Sarah Ellen Sturk, was 25. He married Mary Louise Dove on 4 June 1913, in Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 20 April 1979, in Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States, at the age of 92.

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Family Time Line

Henry Walter Lee
1886–1979
Mary Louise Dove
1888–1974
Marriage: 4 June 1913
Ovide Melbourne Lee
1919–2006

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 June 1913
Alpena, Alpena, Michigan, United States
children

(1)

Parents and Siblings

    Henry Walter Lee

    Male1853–1915Male

    Female1860–1896Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 1

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 26

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Henry Lee, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Henry Walter Lee, "United States World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1942"
  • Henry Walter Lee, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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