Walter Lee

Brief Life History of Walter

When Walter Lee was born on 6 August 1849, in Johnston, North Carolina, United States, his father, Westbrook Lee Sr, was 35 and his mother, Esther 'Easter' Smith, was 34. He married Mary Ann Troublefield on 13 October 1880, in United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Meadow Township, Johnston, North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Mingo Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 7 October 1915, in Smithfield, Johnston, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Walter Lee
1849–1915
Mary Ann Troublefield
1862–1896
Marriage: 13 October 1880
Mable Lee
1881–
Mary Margaret Lee
1883–1961
Cecilia Elizabeth Lee
1884–1963
Peter Leo Lee
1886–1936
Lawrence Harry Lee Sr.
1888–1967
Rupert Benard Lee Sr
1890–1958
Hattie Lee
1891–1971
Paul Henry Lee
1894–1966

Sources (49)

  • Walter Lee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Walter Lee, "North Carolina Marriages, 1759-1979"
  • Walter Lee, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

World Events (8)

1853 · First State Fair

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.

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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