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Rev William Harrison Lee

Rev William Harrison Lee

Birth
Wheeling, Ohio County, West Virginia, USA
Death 30 Jun 1894 (aged 78)
Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa, USA
Burial Tipton, Cedar County, Iowa, USA
Plot Lot 44, GR3
Memorial ID 50045455 · View Source
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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) .