Phillip Newell Lee

17 September 1939–12 March 2006 (Age 66)
Florence, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Phillip Newell

When Phillip Newell Lee was born on 17 September 1939, in Florence, South Carolina, United States, his father, Delton Roberts Lee, was 33 and his mother, Gaynelle Bernes Huff, was 31. He had at least 3 sons with Nancy Blackmon. He lived in Cains Township, Florence, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 12 March 2006, in Darlington, Darlington, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Darlington, Darlington, South Carolina, United States.

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Phillip Newell Lee
Nancy Blackmon
Jeff Lee
Patrick Lee
Phillip Lee II

Spouse and Children



    Jeff Lee


    Patrick Lee


    Phillip Lee II


Parents and Siblings


    Gaynelle Bernes Huff




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World Events (8)


Age 2

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.
1949 · Briggs vs. Elliot

Age 10

Briggs v Elliot is filed with the federal court in South Carolina. The idea is that parents of African American students want bus transportation for their students. This request is later combined with Brown v the Board of Education case.
1958 · The First U.S. Satellite in Space

Age 19

Explorer 1 was the first satellite of the United States to be launched and successfully orbit the Earth.

Name Meaning

1 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’.2 English: habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.3 Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Philip N Lee in household of Delton Lee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mr Phillip Newell Lee, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Phillip Newell Lee, "Find A Grave Index"

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