Category Archives: LEE

Happy 186th Birthday. Grandfather Lee!

Charles Norton Lee, my great great grandfather, was born 13 March 1833 in Oakland County, Michigan to Horatio and Hannah Munn Lee.  On Christmas Day, 1855, he married Esther Jenks at her father’s home in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan.  The … Continue reading

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Happy 269th Grandmother Munn!

Desire Hitchcock was born to Moses and Bethiah Hitchcock on 5 March 1750 in Brimfield, Massachusetts.  She married Noah Munn, Sr. on 7 December 1769, also in Brimfield.  Noah and Desire were my 5 times great grandparents.  Their children (8) … Continue reading

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Remembering Grandma Lee

Grandma Lee died 10 February 1918, 101 years ago.  She was my grandfather’s grandmother [my great great grandmother] Three years before Michigan became a state – in 1832, to be exact, a baby girl was born on a farm on … Continue reading

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Happy 79th Anniversary Laurence Mentor Phillips and Gale Delilah Ashton

On 8 February 1940, Laurence Mentor Phillips married Gale Delilah Ashton in Pontiac, Oakland County, Michigan.  Lawrence was my third cousin, twice removed.  James Andrew Phillips and Mary Jeneavieve Lee welcomed Laurence into this world on 10 August 1913. It … Continue reading

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Happy 326th Birthday, Grandpa Isham!🎈🎁🎂

It was on 7 February 1693 in Barnstable, Massachusetts, that Isaac Isham was born to John and Jane Parker Isham.   Isaac was my 7 times great grandfather.  Isaac married Abigail Lambert on 3 May 1716, also in Barnstable.  Those Cape … Continue reading

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Uncle Norman (1811-1885)

  Norman Lee, my 4th great uncle, passed away 134 years ago on 5 January 1885 in Mason, Ingham County, Michigan.  Uncle Norman was born 28 November 1811, in West Bloomfield, Ontario County, New York to William and Mary Summers … Continue reading

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163 Years Ago, Charles Norton Lee and Esther Jenks were married.

On Christmas Day, 1855, my great, great grandparents,  Charles Norton Lee and Esther Jenks, were married in the the home of her parent, Morris and Almira Botsford Jenks, in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan.   Charles (13 March 1833 – 23 October 1905) … Continue reading

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