James Minor Lee

23 April 1870–8 December 1958 (Age 88)
Bastrop, Texas, United States

The Life Summary of James Minor

When James Minor Lee was born on 23 April 1870, in Bastrop, Texas, United States, his father, Robert Edward Lee II, was 27 and his mother, Charlotte Calpernia 'Callie' Hallmark, was 22. He married Virginia Lutticia Jackson on 18 June 1893. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Justice Precinct 6, Stephens, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 6, Mills, Texas, United States in 1930. He died on 8 December 1958, in San Angelo, Tom Green, Texas, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Menard, Texas, United States.

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James Minor Lee
Virginia Lutticia Jackson
Marriage: 18 June 1893
Harvey Bynum Lee
Emmett Admal Lee
Robert Edward "Bob" Lee
Lillie Mae Lee
Andrew Jackson Lee
John H. Lee
Nora Lee

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  • Marriage
    18 June 1893
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    World Events (8)

    1872 · The First National Park
    Age 2
    Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
    Age 4
    Historical Boundaries 1874: Tom Green, Texas, United States
    1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company
    Age 24
    Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

    Name Meaning

    Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Young, Sang, Jae, Jong, Jung, Sung, Yong, Kyung, Seung, Dong, Kwang, Myung.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’.English: habitational name from any of the many places in England named with Old English lēah ‘wood, glade’, including Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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    Sources (10)

    • J M Lee, "United States Census, 1910"
    • James Monroe Lee in entry for Benjamin Issac Lee, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"
    • James Lee, "United States Census, 1900"

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