Joseph Andrew Edgar Lee

Male14 February 1890–16 June 1960

Brief Life History of Joseph Andrew Edgar

When Joseph Andrew Edgar Lee was born on 14 February 1890, in Farmington, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, his father, Andrew Benjamin Lee, was 28 and his mother, Lydia Caroline Mitchell, was 26. He married Beulah Myrtle Walker on 7 August 1908, in St. Francois, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Neosho Township, Cherokee, Kansas, United States in 1920 and Lesterville, Reynolds, Missouri, United States in 1930. He died on 16 June 1960, in Doe Run, St. Francois, Missouri, United States, at the age of 70, and was buried in Doe Run, St. Francois, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Andrew Edgar Lee
Beulah Myrtle Walker
Marriage: 7 August 1908
Raymond Harold Lee
Marvin LeRoy Lee
Anna Mae Lee
Edgar Paul Lee
Jewell Rosetta Lee
Vernon Naamen Lee
Loyal Wayne Lee

Sources (9)

  • Joe Lee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Joseph Andrew E Lee, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"
  • Joseph A Lee, "United States Census, 1920"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 August 1908St. Francois, Missouri, United States
  • Children (7)

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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

    Age 6

    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 8

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 19

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    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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