Ansel Lee

26 February 1845–14 November 1863 (Age 18)
Comstock, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Ansel

When Ansel Lee was born on 26 February 1845, in Comstock, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, his father, Joseph Warren Lee, was 45 and his mother, Lois French, was 37. He died on 14 November 1863, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 18, and was buried in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Warren Lee
1800–1876
Lois French
1808–1871
Ansel Lee
1845–1863
Richard Henry Lee
1849–1854

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (5)

1846
Age 1
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital
Age 2
The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1854 · Creation of the Republican Party
Age 9
A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

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.

Possible Related Names

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Lees
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Layman
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Sources (11)

  • Ansell Lee in household of Joseph Lee, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Anson Lee, "Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949"
  • Ansell Lee in household of Joseph W Lee, "United States Census, 1850"

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