Biography of Oremal Lee
Tipton County, IN Biographies





OREMEL LEE, son of David and Harriet (Murdock) Lee, natives of Kentucky and Virginia, was born in Oxford, Ohio, March 8, 1819; he lived there until he was sixteen years of age, when he removed with his parents to Wayne County, Ind.; he worked on a farm and subsequently learned the wagon maker's trade; he then learned the carpenter's trade, and worked at this until 1854, when he came to Tipton County, locating at Nevada. He remained there four years working at his trade, and in 1858 purchased his present place of 120 acres in Liberty Township; he is one of the pioneers of the township, and has improved his place and made it a fine farm; he was married in Madison County, Ind., January 10, 1851, to Rachel Ballew, daughter of Lindsay and Nancy (Sims) Ballew. This union has been crowned with seven children - Florence E., Hattie M., Roxy M., Orlany R., Frank O., Billey J. and Orange H. (deceased). Mrs. Lee is a member of the Methodist Episcopal Church, and Mr. Lee is an active politician in the Democratic ranks.

From:
Counties of Howard and Tipton, Indiana
Historical and Biographical
Charles Blanchard, Editor
F. A. Bettey & Co.
Chicago 1883.


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