Elliot Howard Lee

24 January 1877–25 November 1938 (Age 61)
Tunnelton, Guthrie Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States

The Life of Elliot Howard

When Elliot Howard Lee was born on 24 January 1877, in Tunnelton, Guthrie Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States, his father, Enoch Lee, was 42 and his mother, Louisa Maria Hubbard, was 34. He married Sarah Maud Dowling on 21 October 1900, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Marshall Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Bedford, Lawrence, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. He died on 25 November 1938, in Lawrence, Indiana, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Bennett Cemetery, Avoca, Marshall Township, Lawrence, Indiana, United States.

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Elliot Howard Lee
Sarah Maud Dowling
Marriage: 21 October 1900
Theodore Roosevelt Lee
Leo Corvin Lee
Glayds Lee
Amos V. Lee

Spouse and Children

21 October 1900
Lawrence, Indiana, United States


    Theodore Roosevelt Lee



    Glayds Lee


    Amos V. Lee


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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)

  • Haward Lee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Howard Lee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Howard Lee, "United States Census, 1930"

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