William Hamilton Lee

Male30 July 1849–7 October 1884

Brief Life History of William Hamilton

When William Hamilton Lee was born on 30 July 1849, in Screven, Georgia, United States, his father, John Hamilton Lee, was 35 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Bazemore, was 27. He married Ella Trescinthia Mock on 27 September 1882, in Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 7 October 1884, in Sylvania, Effingham, Georgia, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Sylvania, Effingham, Georgia, United States.

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William Hamilton Lee
Ella Trescinthia Mock
Marriage: 27 September 1882
John Clifford Lee

Sources (5)

  • William Lee in household of John Lee, "United States Census, 1850"
  • William Hamilton Lee, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Homp Lee in entry for John C Lee, "Georgia Deaths, 1928-1942"

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  • Marriage
    27 September 1882Georgia, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (6)


    Age 12

    Civil War History - Some 11,000 Georgians gave their lives in defense of their state a state that suffered immense destruction. But wars end brought about an even more dramatic figure to tell: 460,000 African-Americans were set free from the shackles of slavery to begin new lives as free people.


    Age 14

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

    1868 · Impeach the President!

    Age 19

    Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

    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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