Thomas LaFlesh Lee

12 January 1828–22 October 1890 (Age 62)
Winchester, White River Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Thomas LaFlesh

When Thomas LaFlesh Lee was born on 12 January 1828, in Winchester, White River Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States, his father, Alfred Gilham Lee, was 22 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann LaFlesh, was 22. He married Harriet Newel Wolkitt on 20 July 1849, in Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 7 daughters. He lived in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States in 1870. He died on 22 October 1890, in Mills Junction, Tooele, Utah, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Thomas LaFlesh Lee
1828–1890
Harriet Newel Wolkitt
1835–1895
Marriage: 20 July 1849
Sarah Jane Lee
1851–1922
Thomas Wolcot Lee
1853–1937
Emmeline Lee
1854–1854
Alfred Wolkitt Lee
1855–1934
Elizabeth Lee
1857–1936
Samuel Wolcott Lee
1859–1928
Mary or Mollie Lee
1861–1929
Emma Lee
1863–1864
Eli Wolkitt Lee
1865–1866
Henry Wolkitt Lee
1867–1916
Caroline Lee
1869–1872
Alice Lee
1872–1959
Franklin Wolkitt Lee
1876–1929
Charles Wolkitt Lee
1879–1931

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    20 July 1849Winter Quarters, Douglas, Nebraska, United States
  • Children

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    +9 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (10)

    +5 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening
    Age 2
    Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
    1832 · Worcester v. Georgia
    Age 4
    In 1830, U.S. President Andrew Jackson signed the Indian Removal Act which required all Native Americans to relocate to areas west of the Mississippi River. That same year, Governor Gilmer of Georgia signed an act which claimed for Georgia all Cherokee territories within the boundaries of Georgia. The Cherokees protested the act and the case made its way to the U.S. Supreme Court. The case, Worcester v. Georgia, ruled in 1832 that the United States, not Georgia, had rights over the Cherokee territories and Georgia laws regarding the Cherokee Nation were voided. President Jackson didn’t enforce the ruling and the Cherokees did not cede their land and Georgia held a land lottery anyway for white settlers.
    1846
    Age 18
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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    Story Highlight

    ISAAC LEE Pioneer of 1852 by Ella Lee Feltch, May 28, 1980

    Isaac Lee, the eldest son of Alfred and Elizabeth LaFlesh Lee, was born 12 September 1826, in Winchester, Randolph County, Indiana. Of ten children born to this couple, eight sons and two daughters …

    Sources (90)

    • Thomas Lee in entry for Alice Barney, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Thomas See, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Thomas Lee in entry for Charles W. Lee and Lillian Holtzman, "Montana, County Marriages, 1865-1950"

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