Jesse was born on 7 JUN 1832 in Kentucky, the son of unknown parents.
He died on 21 NOV 1888 in Benton County, Arkansas.
His wife was Mary Elizabeth Woods, who he married in 1856 in Benton County, Arkansas. Their only known child was Arkie H. (1874-1874).
|Birth||7 JUN 1832||
|Death||21 NOV 1888||
|Census||7 JUN 1860||
Benton Co. Democrat, Oct 20, 1888
Died at his residence in Bentonville on Wed, Nov 21, 1888 of typhoid fever. His remains were interred in the City Cem. on Thurs. He was 56 years old. He came to Benton Co. 36 yrs. He was a well read man and one with whom it was a pleasure to converse. He leaves a wife and 4 children.
Additional information included by a Lee relative:
Parents were John Wesley Lee and Nancy Shelton, the founders of Leetown. (The civil War Battle of Pea Ridge was fought on their property.) Married 1856 to Margaret Elizabeth Woods. They had seven known children. He died of Typhoid Fever.
Spouse: Margaret Elizabeth Woods Lee (1832 - 1920)*
Children: Arkie H. Lee (1874 - 1874)*
|Source:||Goodspeed’s History of Benton, Washington, Carrol, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Cos., Ark|
|Publisher:||The Goodspeed Publishing Co|