Nathaniel Lee

20 February 1803–5 May 1854 (Age 51)
Kentucky, United States

The Life of Nathaniel

When Nathaniel Lee was born on 20 February 1803, in Kentucky, United States, his father, Levi Lee, was 35 and his mother, Elizabeth Compton, was 39. He married Catharine Blackburn on 10 May 1827, in Franklin, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Hutton, Coles, Illinois, United States in 1850. He died on 5 May 1854, in Coles, Illinois, United States, at the age of 51, and was buried in Parker Cemetery, Hutton Township, Coles, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nathaniel Lee
1803–1854
Catharine Blackburn
1808–1884
Marriage: 10 May 1827
David Sylvester Lee
1831–1881
Isaac Lee
1835–
Josephus Lee
1836–1903
Riley Lee
1837–
Perry Lee
1842–1909
Mary Elizabeth Lee
1844–1922
John Taylor Lee
1846–1928

Spouse and Children

    Male1803–1854Male

    Catharine Blackburn

    Female1808–1884Female

MARRIAGE
10 May 1827
Franklin, Indiana, United States
children

(7)

    David Sylvester Lee

    Male1831–1881Male

    Male1835–Male

    Josephus Lee

    Male1836–1903Male

    Male1837–Male

    Perry Lee

    Male1842–1909Male

+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(9)

    Elizabeth Lee

    Female1785–1832Female

    Mary Lee

    Female1787–1807Female

    Male1789–1875Male

    Sarah Lee

    Female1789–1810Female

    Male1792–1866Male

+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1804

Age 1

Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.
1812 · Kentucky Bend Created

Age 9

During the New Madrid earthquakes of 1811-1812, the Kentucky Bend or New Madrid Bend was created. It is located in the southwestern corner of Kentucky on the banks of the Mississippi River.
1818 · Jackson Purchase

Age 15

The western part of Kentucky purchased by Andrew Jackson from the Chickasaw Indians in 1818. It became known as the Jackson Purchase. This included land that wasn't originally part of Kentucky when it became a state.

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.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Nathaniel See, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Nathaniel Lee, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"
  • Nathaniel Lee, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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