Esther Frances Lee

1901–1994 (Age 93)
Weakley, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Esther Frances

When Esther Frances Lee was born on 5 September 1901, in Weakley, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Jeffers Lee, was 43 and her mother, Joanna A Betts, was 37. She lived in Civil District 20, Weakley, Tennessee, United States for about 10 years. She died on 18 September 1994, in Southern Pines, Moore, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Fayetteville, Cumberland, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Jeffers Lee
1857–1927
Joanna A Betts
1864–1942
Sarah J. Lee
1855–
William Isaac Lee
1887–1967
Andrew Claud Lee
1888–1960
Charles B. Lee
1890–1917
Oscar Virgil Lee
1892–1923
Roy Herbert Lee
1895–1963
Esther Frances Lee
1901–1994
Alton D Lee
1904–1987
Joe Carter Lee
1906–1982

Parents and Siblings

    William Jeffers Lee

    Male1857–1927Male

    Joanna A Betts

    Female1864–1942Female

siblings

(9)

    Sarah J. Lee

    Female1855–Female

    Male1887–1967Male

    Male1888–1960Male

    Charles B. Lee

    Male1890–1917Male

    Oscar Virgil Lee

    Male1892–1923Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 17

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1927

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Essie Lee in household of William J Lee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Essie Lee in household of William J Lee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ester Frances Lee, "North Carolina, Department of Archives and History, Index to Vital Records, 1800-2000"

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