Blanche H. Lee

Female25 July 1855–2 June 1944

Brief Life History of Blanche H.

When Blanche H. Lee was born on 25 July 1855, in Mount Union, Greene Township, Franklin, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Dr. Alfred Bond Lee, was 37 and her mother, Martha Ann Libhart, was 31. She married Horace Kimball on 11 June 1877, in Johnson, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Johnson, Iowa, United States in 1910 and Lee, Florida, United States in 1920. She died on 2 June 1944, in Chicago, Cook, Illinois, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Oakland Cemetery, Iowa City, Johnson, Iowa, United States.

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Horace Kimball
Blanche H. Lee
Marriage: 11 June 1877
Alfred Lee Kimball
Burton Franklin Kimball

Sources (20)

  • Blanch Lee in household of Martha Lee, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Blanche Lee Kimball, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Blanche H Lee, "Iowa, County Marriages, 1838-1934"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    11 June 1877Johnson, Iowa, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1857 · Oldest tobacco shop in the Country

    Age 2

    Iwan Ries and Company is one of the oldest family owned tobacco companies in North America and was originally owned by Edward Hoffman. Realizing that he could not run the company alone, Hoffman recruited his nephew, Iwan Ries to join him. The name of the Company changed from E. Hoffman and Co. when Edward Hoffman retired in 1898.


    Age 8

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 26

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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