Category Archives: LEE

Happy 246th Birthday, Grandmother Lee!

Mary Sommers , my 4th great grandmother, was born on 15 August 1773, in Old Hebron, Connecticut, to William Sommers and his wife whom I have not as yet been able to identify.   Mary was wed to William Lee on … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday to Great Great Great Grandparents, an ocean apart!

Two of my great, great, great grandparents were born on 11 August.  One in Würtenburg; one in New York. Alexander Gaertner was born in 1785 in Klein Ingersheim, Würtemburg, to Johannes Gaertner and Christina Leibbrandt.  He married Christina Regina Bauer on … Continue reading

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Happy 152nd Birthday, Uncle Stephen!

Stephen A. D. Wright [my great grand uncle] was born 10 August 1867 in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan, to Allen Prince and Rebecca Caroline Griswald Wright.  Stephen was 9th in birth order of his parent’s brood of 11 children.   On … Continue reading

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Happy 118th Birthday, Cousin Walter!

Walter Lee Wright, my first cousin, twice removed, was born 8 August 1901, in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan, to Stephen A. D. and Marietta Lee Wright.  Marietta was the younger sister of my great grandmother, Effie Clarissa Lee Weaver.  Walter … Continue reading

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Happy 160th Birthday, Grandma Weaver!

Effie Clarissa Lee, my great grandmother, was born 3 August 1859, in Southfield, Oakland County, Michigan, to Charles Norton and Esther Jenks Lee. While on a long visit to her Aunt Minerva Jenks Bolton at Norfolk, Nebraska, she was united … Continue reading

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Happy Birthday, Uncle George!

It was 189 years ago, on 19 July 1830, that George H. Lee was born in Farmington, Oakland County, Michigan to Horatio and Hannah Munn Lee.  He was the fourth of twelve children for my 3 times great grandparents.  Uncle … Continue reading

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Double Birthday Bonanza !

On 16 July 1771, 248 years ago, my 4 times great grandfather, William Lee was born in Guilford, New Haven, Connecticut, to William and Eunice Hotchkiss Lee.  William married Mary Summers on 27 May 1793 and the couple had eight … Continue reading

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