Jesse Vinson Lee

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Personal and Family Information

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).

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth7 JUN 1832
Place: Kentucky
Death21 NOV 1888
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Address: Bentonville, of typhoid fever
Census7 JUN 1860
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 28
Address: Osage, Benton county family 66 Dysart Woods 54 Tn, Cyntha 20 Ark, Cephus 17 Ark, David 15 Ark, Francis 13 Ark, Levi 11 Ark, Sarah 6 Ark, JV Lee Woods? 28 KY, Magarett “ 28 Tn, Levindes “ 3 Ark
BurialNOV 1888
Place: Benton County, Arkansas
Age: 36
Address: Bentonville Cemetery, Bentonville Find A Grave Memorial# 15200661

Notes

Note 1

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. 

 

Family links: 

 Spouse: Margaret Elizabeth Woods Lee (1832 - 1920)*

  Children:  Arkie H. Lee (1874 - 1874)*

Sources

  1. Goodspeed’s History of Benton, Washington, Carrol, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Cos., Ark
    Source: Goodspeed’s History of Benton, Washington, Carrol, Madison, Crawford, Franklin, and Sebastian Cos., Ark
    Date: 1889
    Publisher: The Goodspeed Publishing Co