Mary Adeline Lee

24 August 1842–26 December 1924 (Age 82)
Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

The Life Summary of Mary Adeline

When Mary Adeline Lee was born on 24 August 1842, in Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States, her father, John Doyle Lee, was 29 and her mother, Agatha Ann Woolsey, was 28. She married Don Carlos Shirts on 1 January 1857, in Parowan, Iron, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Iron, Utah, United States in 1880. She died on 26 December 1924, in Moab, Grand, Utah, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Grand Valley Cemetery, Moab, Grand, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Marcus Henry Darrow
1837–1912
Mary Adeline Lee
1842–1924
Marriage: 24 December 1859
Agatha Ann Darrow
1861–1906
Mary Ellen Darrow
1863–1866
Nancy Elizabeth Darrow
1865–1945
Sarah Eveline Darrow
1867–1913
Helen Dellethine Darrow
1869–1944
Hannah Dora Ann Darrow
1871–1956
Margaret Eliza Darrow
1873–1941
Marcus Ezra Darrow
1875–1910
Edith Estella Darrow
1878–1915
Orson Dewitt Darrow
1879–1892
James Henry Darrow
1882–1882
Nora Priscilla Darrow
1883–1955

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    24 December 1859Old Fort Harmony, Washington, Utah, United States
  • Children

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (12)

    +7 More Children

    World Events (8)

    1845 · Oh My Father
    Age 3
    "In October 1845, the newspaper Times and Seasons published a poem written by Eliza R. Snow entitled ""My Father in Heaven."" It has become the well known hymn, ""Oh My Father."" The song is only one in the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints hymnbook that referrs to a Heavenly Mother."
    1846
    Age 4
    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
    1865
    Age 23
    Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.

    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

    BIOGRAPHY OF CHARLES WILLIAM LEE

    Charles William Lee was born on 11 August 1862 in New Harmony, Washington,Utah Territory to John Doyle and Sarah Caroline Williams Lee. He was the tenth of sixteen children, six girls and ten boys. Se …

    Sources (29)

    • Mary Lee in household of John D Lee, "United States Census, 1850"
    • Mary E. Lee in entry for Margaret Moore, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Mary Lee in household of Jno D Lee, "United States Census, 1860"

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