Elizabeth Lee

1 December 1846–31 December 1891 (Age 45)
Misson, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of Elizabeth

When Elizabeth Lee was born on 1 December 1846, in Misson, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Lee, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Ann Roebuck, was 25. She married Elisha Thomas on 28 November 1866, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 7 daughters. She lived in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States in 1860. She died on 31 December 1891, in Harrisville, Weber, Utah, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Ogden City Cemetery, Ogden, Weber, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Elisha Thomas
Elizabeth Lee
Marriage: 28 November 1866
Elizabeth 'Lizzie' Thomas
Sarah Thomas
Rosella Thomas
Elisha John Thomas
Melissie Thomas
Chancey William Thomas
Phoebe Thomas
Samuel George Thomas Sr.
Delina Thomas
Delia Thomas

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    28 November 1866Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    +7 More Children

    World Events (7)

    1854 · The Crimean War
    Age 8
    The Crimean War was fought between Russia and an alliance of Britain, France, Sardinia and Turkey on the Crimean Peninsula. Russia had put pressure on Turkey which threatened British interests in the Middle East.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 17
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.

    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

    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 (52)

    • Elisth Lee in household of Jno Lee, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Elizabeth Lee, "Utah, Weber County Marriages, 1887-1941"
    • Elizabeth Lee in entry for Delia Thomas Hanson, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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