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William J Lee
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Birth: Jan. 10, 1847
Boone County
Kentucky, USA
Death: Oct. 7, 1912


William J. Lee, age 66 years, a respected citizen of the city for a number of years, died at 6:30 o'clock Monday evening following an illness with heart trouble. He had been a sufferer from the disease for a number of years and only a few days ago his condition reached the critical stage.

Mr. Lee was a soldier and when the war cloud of the days of 61-65 hovered black over the land, cast his fortunes with Company C, 52 Indiana Infantry. Later he joined Company F of the same regiment. In all he served practically throughout the entire rebellion and was engaged in many an historical encounter.

Mr. Lee is survived by five sons and one daughter, Frank, Mort, Clarence, Jesse and George Lee, and Mrs. William McCormack. The funeral services will be held at the house of Clarence Lee, on Wilder Street, where death occurred Wednesday afternoon at 2 o'clock. Interment in South Park Cemetery.


William J Lee was born 10 JAN 1847 in Boone County, Kentucky to John Cornelius and Ruth Dearborn Lee.
He died 7 OCT 1912 in Decatur County, Indiana. He is buried in Southpark Cemetery.

He married Matilda A Glenn 24 FEB 1867 in Vevay, Switzerland County, Indiana.

Their children were:

Elizabeth Lee born 1868

Ruth A Lee born 1869

Matilda Belle Lee born 2 Nov 1871
died 4 May 1937

William Frank Lee born 19 Mar 1874
married Nora Dell Hankins 2 AUG 1920
died 30 Mar 1950

David Morton Lee born 25 Apr 1876
married Susan Shaffer on 30 SEP 1902 in Greensburg, Indiana
died 28 Nov 1932

Clarence M Lee born 19 Apr 1878 in Ohio County, Indiana
married Mollie Jackson
died 17 DEC 1953
buried South Park Cemetery, Greensburg, Indiana
Find A Grave memorial # 36618336

Jesse A Lee born 2 Sep 1880
married Grace
died 26 Feb 1960

George H Lee born 21 Jun 1883 in Switzerland County, Indiana
died 28 Nov 1971 in Miami, Dade County, Florida
buried South Park Memorial # 24379447

Lulu E Lee born 12 Dec 1889 in Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana
married William A McCormack 1907 in Indianapolis, Marion County, Indiana
died 29 Sep 1979 in Homosassa Springs, Citrus County, Florida
buried South Park Cemetery, Greensburg, Decatur County, Indiana. Find A Grave memorial # 24379729
Family links: 
  John Cornelius Lee (1818 - 1864)
  Matilda A Glenn Lee (1845 - 1904)
  Matilda Belle Lee Taylor (1871 - 1937)*
  William Frank Lee (1874 - 1950)*
  David Morton Lee (1876 - 1932)*
  Clarence M. Lee (1878 - 1953)*
  Jesse A Lee (1880 - 1960)*
  George H. Lee (1883 - 1971)*
  Lulu Belle Lee McCormack (1889 - 1979)*
  John Wilson Lee (1839 - 1894)*
  Rachel Adeline Lee Glenn (1845 - 1920)*
  William J Lee (1847 - 1912)
  Hannah Jane Lee Moody (1848 - 1895)*
  Louisa Ann Lee Rodgers (1851 - 1877)*
  Mary Elda Lee Rodgers (1853 - 1924)*
  Solon Stephen Lee (1859 - 1942)*
  Catherine Isabella Lee Dewey (1861 - 1878)*
*Calculated relationship
South Park Cemetery
Decatur County
Indiana, USA
Maintained by: Sherry Perry
Originally Created by: RTB
Record added: Jul 19, 2006
Find A Grave Memorial# 14977619
William J Lee
Added by: RTB
William J Lee
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- Bonnie's Daughter
 Added: Feb. 23, 2012

- Bob Lee
 Added: Jun. 8, 2011

- Bonnie's Daughter
 Added: Jun. 7, 2011
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