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Darwin Bird Lee
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Birth: Jan. 11, 1877
Falls Church
Fairfax County
Virginia, USA
Death: Apr. 19, 1960

Darwin married Emma Helene (Viedt) Lee (25 July 1883 - 11 Oct 1962) on 28 Aug 1905 in Washington, DC. When they married, Emma had been married once before and was called ‘Emma H. Lee.'

Emma was born in Washington, DC, to Carl Frederick "Julius" Viedt (24/29 July 1854 - 14 Aug 1923) and Emma (Zeh) Viedt (28 Feb 1858 or 11 Apr 1858 - 28 Apr 1895), who married on 28 Mar 1878 in Washington, DC. Emma was baptized on 4 May 1884 in Washington, DC.

In the 1900 U.S. Census, Emma was living in Washington, DC, with her maternal grandparents, William Henry Zeh (July 1835 - 20 May 1903) and Pauline (Kappel/Keppel) Zeh (Sept 1836 - 11 Sept 1909). Emma's father had married Henrietta (?) Viedt (born Feb 1858) in 1899.

In the 1910 and 1920 U.S. Censuses, Darwin and Emma were living in Washington, DC.

"On Tuesday, April 19, 1960, Darwin B. Lee of 232 Quackenbos st. n.e., beloved husband of Emma H. Lee (nee Viedt), father of Evelyn H. Taylor and Robert E. Lee. He also is survived by six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren. Services at the E.H. Hines Co. Funeral Home, 2901 14th street n.w., on Friday, April 22, at 11 a.m. (parking facilities). Interment Congressional Cemetery."

The Evening Star, 21 Apr 1960
Darwin Bird Lee, Ex-Store Employee

Darwin Bird Lee, 83, of 232 Quackenbos street N.E., died at his home Tuesday after a long illness.

A native of Falls Church, Mr. Lee was a retired Woodward & Lothrop employee and a member of the store's 50 Year Club.

He leaves his wife, Emma H. Lee of the home address: a daughter, Mrs. Evelyn H. Taylor of 6902 C street, Seat Pleasant, Md.; a son, Robert E. Lee of Takoma Park, Md.; six grandchildren and five great-grandchildren.

Services will be at 11 a.m., tomorrow at Hines Funeral Home, 2901 Fourteenth street N.W. Burial will be in Congressional Cemetery.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Sarah C Jones Lee (1846 - 1924)
 
 Spouse:
  Emma H Lee (1883 - 1962)
 
 Siblings:
  Ella S Lee Burneston (1872 - 1927)*
  Lillie M Lee (1875 - 1930)*
  Darwin Bird Lee (1877 - 1960)
  Theodore T Lee (1879 - 1952)*
  Edward Garfield Lee (1882 - 1904)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Congressional Cemetery
Washington
District of Columbia
District Of Columbia, USA
Plot: R130/193
 
Created by: myta
Record added: Oct 11, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 78209963
Darwin Bird Lee
Added by: Historic Congressional Cemetery Archivist
 
 
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