Barbara Jo Lee

17 December 1937–27 August 2002 (Age 64)
Greenbrier, McDowell, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Barbara Jo

When Barbara Jo Lee was born on 17 December 1937, in Greenbrier, McDowell, West Virginia, United States, her father, Thornton Lacey Lee, was 23 and her mother, Isabella Catherine Tincher, was 24. She married Howard Raymond 'Hank' Taylor on 9 December 1975, in Newport News, Virginia, United States. She lived in Watonga, Blaine, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 27 August 2002, in Virginia Beach, Virginia, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Newport News, Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Howard Raymond 'Hank' Taylor
Barbara Jo Lee
Marriage: 9 December 1975

Spouse and Children

    Howard Raymond 'Hank' Taylor



9 December 1975
Newport News, Virginia, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Isabella Catherine Tincher





    Thornton Lacy Lee JR


World Events (8)


Age 4

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1941 · Pentagon is Built in Arlington

Age 4

The Pentagon was developed as the Department of Defense had outgrown the other buildings were it was previous located.The groundbreaking for the Pentagon was on September 11, 1941. When the Pentagon was being built, it was determined that it could be no taller than four stories high. Colonel Leslie R. Groves was the supervisor of the project, he would later become known for helping on the Manhattan Project.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 18

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

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)

  • Barbara Jo Lee in household of Morris Lee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Barbara Jo Or Bobby Taylor, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Barbara Jo Or Bobby Taylor, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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