James Aubrey Lee

25 March 1908–25 April 1985 (Age 77)
Hamilton, Texas, United States

The Life of James Aubrey

When James Aubrey Lee was born on 25 March 1908, in Hamilton, Texas, United States, his father, Worth Stickley Lee, was 30 and his mother, Katie Lee Barnes, was 25. He married Morine Gertrude Bryan on 25 November 1924, in Hamilton, Hamilton, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 7, Hamilton, Texas, United States in 1940. He died on 25 April 1985, in Temple, Bell, Texas, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Pottsville Cemetery, Hamilton, Hamilton, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Aubrey Lee
Morine Gertrude Bryan
Marriage: 25 November 1924
Dorothy Nell Lee
Betty Joyce Lee
Larry Ray Lee
Bobbie Joe Lee

Spouse and Children


    Morine Gertrude Bryan


25 November 1924
Hamilton, Hamilton, Texas, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Katie Lee Barnes




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World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 1

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.
1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 6

Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.

Age 21

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.

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)

  • J Aubrey Lee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • James A Lee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Aubrey Lee in household of W S Lee, "United States Census, 1920"

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