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Enrie Jane Hamilton Fee
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Birth: Nov. 8, 1854
Clarksburg
Decatur County
Indiana, USA
Death: Jun. 9, 1934
Decatur County
Indiana, USA

The first daughter of William M. and Euphemia (Donnell) Hamilton, Enrie was raised in the Clarksburg area of Decatur Co., IN. Early, she exhibited amazing musical talents, her mother having the first piano in the area.

Following the completion of the education offered by the local schools, Enrie enrolled in the Oberlin College Conservatory in Oberlin, OH. She was a student there from 1871 to 1875, where she studied both literature and music. She obtained her teaching certificate in 1875. Enrie then went south to Berea College in Berea, KY where she was involved in the development of a music department, ultimately becoming the head of the department. In Berea she met and married on Sep. 11, 1883, Edwin S. Fee, a son of the founder and president of the college.

The Fees eventually returned to Decatur Co., where they had a home near Clarksburg. They were members of the Clarksburg Presbyterian Church, where Enrie served as organist and choir director for more than forty years. Enrie was the mother of five children; two sons, Burritt H. Fee and William H. Fee, and three daughters, Mary E. Palmer, Nell M. Donnell, and Bessie E. Hardin.

"The funeral rites for Mrs. Edwin S. Fee, 79, a member of a pioneer Decatur county family, were held in the home in Clarksburg at 2 p.m. today, the Rev. Frederick Elliott, of Kingston, officiating, assisted by the Rev. W. W. Woodburn of Springhill. The burial was at Kingston cemetery."
 
 
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 Parents:
  William McCoy Hamilton (1822 - 1905)
  Euphenia Donnell Hamilton (1829 - 1892)
 
 Spouse:
  Edwin Sumner Fee (1863 - 1934)
 
 Children:
  Burritt Hamilton Fee (1884 - 1962)*
  Burt H Fee (1884 - 1962)*
  William Howard Fee (1886 - 1940)*
  Mary Evangeline Fee Palmer (1889 - 1976)*
  Nell Fee Donnell (1891 - 1981)*
  Bessie Enrie Fee Hardin (1894 - 1978)*
 
 Siblings:
  Enrie Jane Hamilton Fee (1854 - 1934)
  Luther Donnell Hamilton (1860 - 1936)*
  Myrta Gay Hamilton Berry (1865 - 1897)*
  Mary Blanche Hamilton Lyons (1868 - 1930)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kingston Cemetery
Kingston
Decatur County
Indiana, USA
 
Maintained by: Janet Ketchum Armbrust
Originally Created by: Mike Porter
Record added: Feb 08, 2008
Find A Grave Memorial# 24479876
Enrie Jane <i>Hamilton</i> Fee
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Your daughter, Nell, married Martin Z. Donnell moving west to Oregon. She and her husband are buried in Odd Fellows Cemetery, The Dalles, Wasco Co., OR.
- Janet Ketchum Armbrust
 Added: Jan. 10, 2014
 
 
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