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Zebulon Pike Lee
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Birth: Mar. 29, 1843
Jackson County
Tennessee, USA
Death: Dec. 15, 1912
Davidson County
Tennessee, USA

Zebulon P Lee enlisted in Co C, 23rd TN Infantry, CSA serving alongside his brothers, Lawson Watkins Lee (killed at the Battle of Bean Station, TN) and Philander Jackson Lee (who also survived the war and returned to Dekalb county). He was shot in the right knee at the Battle of Chickamauga (GA) on 20 September 1863 and the leg was amputated. He was the County Court Clerk of Dekalb County, TN serving 3 terms, 1878 to 1886 and again from 1890 to 1894 and served briefly as the Deputy Court Clerk of Putnam County, TN. After his death in Nashville, he was first buried at Cannady Cemetery in Smithville, TN, where his parents and other family are buried, but upon the death of his wife, his children moved him to Cookeville to be buried alongside her.

Putnam County Herald, 10 Oct 1912, Vol: X No: 42 Pg: 5
Capt. Z. P. Lee died at his home in Nashville Monday morning at 9:45, Oct. 14, 1912. Capt. Lee was 69 years of age and is survived by his wife and the following children: Mrs. R. L. Jennings of Statesville, Mrs. Frank Richmond of Cookeville, Dr. Harry Lee of Spivey, Mrs. R. E. Potter of Cookeville, Mrs. J. C. Read of Pueblo, Col., Portia Lee of Monterey, Mrs. C. W. Carrol of Chicago, Mrs. Nora Lee Jones and R. E. Lee of Nashville. Prayers were held at the residence Monday evening, at 7:30 o'clock by Dr. G. A. Lofton. The remains were forwarded to Smithville, Tenn., over the Tennessee Central Railroad Tuesday morning. Capt. Lee lived in Cookeville for several years where he has many friends who will regret to hear of his death.

The Smithville Review, 17 Oct 1912:
Capt. Z. P. Lee, a confederate veteran and a former Dekalb Countian, died at his home in Nashville, Monday after an illness lasting over two months. The remains were brought to Smithville Tuesday evening and burial took place Wednesday afternoon after funeral services at the Baptist Church conducted by Elders Davenport and Wauford.
Family links: 
  James Madison Lee (1812 - 1877)
  Elizabeth Howard Terry Lee (1815 - 1877)
  Virginia Francis Atwell Lee (1847 - 1914)
  Willie Mae Lee Jennings (1870 - 1949)*
  Josie E Lee Richmond (1872 - 1971)*
  Nora Holmes Lee Jones (1873 - 1917)*
  Richard Henry Lee (1875 - 1948)*
  Callie Lee Potter (1877 - 1948)*
  Robert E Lee (1878 - ____)*
  Rush W Lee (1880 - 1881)*
  Lula Grace Lee Read (1882 - 1963)*
  Zebulon Porter Lee (1885 - 1932)*
  Jennie Miller Lee Carroll (1887 - 1977)*
  John G Lee (1890 - 1890)*
  Lawson Watkins Lee (1837 - 1863)*
  Philander Jackson Lee (1839 - 1882)*
  Amanda M Lee Cantrell (1841 - 1889)*
  Zebulon Pike Lee (1843 - 1912)
  Mary Jane Lee (1845 - 1876)*
  James Thomas Lee (1847 - 1921)*
  Richard Henry Lee (1849 - 1911)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Lee Jennings (1852 - 1907)*
  David Gardenshire Lee (1854 - 1927)*
  John Madison Lee (1856 - 1931)*
*Calculated relationship
Cookeville City Cemetery
Putnam County
Tennessee, USA
Created by: Scott Lee
Record added: Nov 27, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 44848025
Zebulon Pike Lee
Added by: Scott Lee
Zebulon Pike Lee
Added by: Scott Lee
Zebulon Pike Lee
Added by: Scott Lee
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- Dee
 Added: Feb. 15, 2014
Remembering and Honoring a True Southern Hero, a Confederate Soldier. Deo Vindice.
- Tony Smith SCV Camp 38, North Charleston S.C.
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