John Lee

18 January 1822–18 June 1907 (Age 85)
Misson, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of John

When John Lee was born on 18 January 1822, in Misson, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Lee, was 35 and his mother, Sarah Grundy, was 30. He married Sarah Ann Roebuck on 15 November 1841, in Misson, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 8 daughters. He lived in Yorkshire West Riding, England, United Kingdom in 1851 and Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. He died on 18 June 1907, in Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Heber City Cemetery, Heber City, Wasatch, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Lee
Sarah Ann Roebuck
Marriage: 15 November 1841
Mary Lee
William Lee
Fanny Lee
Elizabeth Lee
George Lee
Samuel Lee
Chancy Charles Lee
Sarah Ann Lee
Leah Jane Lee
Rosilla Lee
Phoebe Rosanna Lee
Hannah Rebecca Lee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 November 1841Misson, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom
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    World Events (8)

    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 3
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
    1833 · The Factory Act Restricts Child Labor
    Age 11
    The Factory Act restricted the hours women and children could work in textile mills. No child under the age of 9 were allowed to work, and children ages 9-13 could not work longer than 9 hours per day. Children up to the age of 13 were required to receive at least two hours of schooling, six days per week.
    Age 24
    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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    John and Sarah Thomas Family handcart pioneers

    John Lee, born 1822 in Mizson, England and Sarah Roebuck born 1821 in Mizson and both baptized there. Soon after they spent 6 weeks on the ship “Enoch Train” traveling from England to Boston. They cam …

    Sources (33)

    • John Lee in household of Sarah Lee, "England and Wales Census, 1841"
    • John Lee in entry for Samuel Lee, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"
    • Jno Lee, "United States Census, 1860"

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