Abbott Manassas Lee

Brief Life History of Abbott Manassas

When Abbott Manassas Lee was born on 28 March 1842, in Coles, Coles, Illinois, United States, his father, John Levi Lee, was 47 and his mother, Rebecca Elizabeth Nichols, was 45. He married Amanda Catherine Winn on 15 January 1869, in Doniphan, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Caneyville Township, Chautauqua, Kansas, United States in 1880. He died on 25 May 1922, in Mission Township, Shawnee, Kansas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Netawaka, Jackson, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Abbott Manassas Lee
Amanda Catherine Winn
Marriage: 15 January 1869
David Elvin Lee
Cora May Lee
Ollie Zona Lee
Minnie Lee
Minta Lee
Ida Dell Lee
Nathaniel Hawthorn Lee
Luella H Lee
Myrtle Alta Lee
Bertie Alley Lee
Earl Leon Lee
Irvin Lee

Sources (16)

  • Abbott Lee, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Abbott Manassas Lee - Church record: birth-name: Abbott Mansassas Lee
  • Abbott Lee, "Kansas County Marriages, 1855-1911"

World Events (8)


U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.


County was known as Calhoun County from 1855 to 1859. Then became Jackson County.


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

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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