Lee Edward Horsman

31 May 1897–2 August 1955 (Age 58)
Princeton, Washington, Maine, United States

The Life of Lee Edward

When Lee Edward Horsman was born on 31 May 1897, in Princeton, Washington, Maine, United States, his father, Jesse C Horsman, was 28 and his mother, Mary L Robbins, was 20. He lived in Melrose, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1930 and Melrose Highlands, Melrose, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States in 1940. He registered for military service in 1918. He died on 2 August 1955, in Bridgewater, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Homeland Cemetery, Bristol, Grafton, New Hampshire, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lee Edward Horsman
1897–1955
Grace Ella Thomas
1895–1987

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Jesse C Horsman

    Male1868–1936Male

    Mary L Robbins

    Female1876–1949Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1897–1955Male

    Mildred Elida Horsman

    Female1901–1986Female

    Lindsay Dewitt Horsman

    Male1903–1954Male

    Franklin Naaman Horsman

    Male1912–1982Male

    George Robbins Horsman

    Male1914–1988Male

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 1

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 16

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English (Yorkshire): occupational name for a stable worker, from Old English hors ‘horse’ + mann ‘man’. It is unlikely to have been a nickname for a skilled rider, for in the Middle Ages the maintenance and use of a horse was far beyond the means of the mass of common people.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lee Horsman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lee E Horsman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lee Horsman in household of Wallace R Carter, "United States Census, 1920"

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