Wilda Pugh

16 May 1871–15 April 1939 (Age 67)
Georgia, United States

The Life of Wilda

When Wilda Pugh was born on 16 May 1871, in Georgia, United States, her father, James A. Pugh, was 29 and her mother, Eliza Jane Swint, was 23. She married Samuel Hightower Lee on 8 January 1891, in Cass, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Ed, Västernorrland, Sweden in 1900 and Justice Precinct 3, Cass, Texas, United States for about 10 years. She died on 15 April 1939, in Cass, Texas, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Marietta, Cass, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Samuel Hightower Lee
Wilda Pugh
Marriage: 8 January 1891
Otci Valera Lee
Jake Davis Lee
L. Martin Lee
Pearl Lee
William Alva Lee
Gusta Rudolph Lee
Jewell Lee
Mattie Sue Lee
Sammie Lou Lee
Jack Halbrook Lee

Spouse and Children

    Samuel Hightower Lee



8 January 1891
Cass, Texas, United States


+5 More Children

Parents and Siblings



    Ruth Hawkins


    Fanny Hawkins




    Beatrice N. Pugh


+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1873 · The Swedish Krona Becomes National Currency

Age 2

The Swedish krona replaced the Swedish riksdaler as the national currency in 1873.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 19

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

Welsh: Anglicized form of Welsh ap Hugh or ap Huw ‘son of Hugh’ ( see Hughes ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Willda Lee in household of Sam Lee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Willda Lee in household of Sam H Lee, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wilda Lee in household of Sam H Lee, "United States Census, 1910"

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