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Rev William Harrison Lee

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Rev William Harrison Lee

  • Birth 15 Oct 1815 Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia, USA
  • Death 30 Jun 1894 Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa, USA
  • Burial Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa, USA
  • Plot Lot 44, GR3
  • Memorial ID 50045455

Lee, William, farmer and stock raiser, Section 36 Post Office Tipton; born in West Virginia, five miles east of Wheeling, October 15, 1815; moved to Ohio in infancy, to Fairfield County, and lived there twenty-eight years; was engaged in farming and lumber business; he came with his wife and child by wagon to this county, being twenty-three days on the way, and arrived here October 5, 1844; located two miles west of here, then entered the land where he now lives from the Government; it was called the "sand quarter," though there is not over one fourth of an acre of sand altogether on the farm; there is no one living adjoining him but William Aldrich and James Satley, who were here when he came; he owns 360 acres of land. Mister Lee commenced preaching twenty-six years ago, and has had large experience in Evangelical labor and church work throughout the county and this part of the State; has canvassed this county as agent of the Bible Society, and is now President of the society, and has been connected with it officially for thirty years; he has been much interested in educational matters and has been on the School Board for many years. Married Miss Ester Winter, from Fairfield County, Ohio, October 18, 1842; they have nine children, all living--Sarah E., Ella, Anna, William H., Charles S., Edward, Frank, Maggie Belle and Walter.

Buried in Masonic Cemetery in Lot 44 Grave 3

Thanks to Jim Tipton for sponsoring this memorial of my g-grandfather


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  • Created by: Larry Wassmann
  • Added: 22 Mar 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 50045455
  • Jim Tipton
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Rev William Harrison Lee (15 Oct 1815–30 Jun 1894), Find A Grave Memorial no. 50045455, citing Masonic Cemetery, Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa, USA ; Maintained by Larry Wassmann (contributor 47237910) .