Winnie Belle Lee

Female9 July 1913–6 May 1976

Brief Life History of Winnie Belle

When Winnie Belle Lee was born on 9 July 1913, in Whites Creek, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, her father, Thomas VanBuren Lee, was 30 and her mother, Mary Eliza Greer, was 22. She married Arthur Hulon Sanders Sr on 24 November 1931, in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Davidson, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died on 6 May 1976, in Nashville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Goodlettsville, Davidson, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

Arthur Hulon Sanders Sr
Winnie Belle Lee
Marriage: 24 November 1931
David Lee Sanders Sr
Linda Joyce Sanders Stinson

Sources (3)

  • Winnie B Lee in household of Thomas B Lee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Winnie Bell Lee, "Kentucky, County Marriages, 1797-1954"
  • Winnie Sanders in household of Hulon Sanders, "United States Census, 1940"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 November 1931Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

    Age 3

    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.


    Age 4

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.


    Age 18

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    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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