Biography of Daniel W. Lee


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Lee, Daniel W., was born in Ellisburgh, N. Y., October 3, 1845. He was educated in the common schools and by occupation is a farmer, owning 125 acres of land, and a dairy of twenty cows, making a specialty of breeding short-horn dairy cattle. January 14, 1868, he married Mary M, StilweII (born in Ellisburgh), daughter of William and Hannah (Kibling) Stilwell, and they have one adopted son, Eugene S., who married Sarah C. Richardson. In politics Mr. Lee is a Prohibitionist, and he and wife are members of the Baptist church. Mr. Lee is a member of the Grange, and Eugene S. and wife are members of the Good Templars Lodge at Woodville. Mr. Lee's father was Alonzo Lee, a son of Ozias Lee, who was born in Connecticut, July 6, 1777, and about the year 1810 came with an ox team to Ellisburgh and settled on the farm now owned and occupied by George W. Bigelow. He died August 14, 1833, on the farm now owned and occupied by Chester L. Lee. Alonzo Lee was a member of the State militia for several years, receiving the commissions of lieutenant and captain in the mean time; and in the spring of 1838 the regiment to which he belonged served several days guarding French Creek (Clayton) during the Patriot war; he with others receiving each a land warrant as a bounty for their services. He was one of the leading farmers of his town, owning at the time of his death 225 acres of land. In politics he was a Republican and always upheld the fundamental principles of his party. He died July 19, 1877, aged sixty-three years. His wife was Sarah S. Hildreth, born in Ellisburgh, and daughter of John and Sallie (Cook) Hildreth, who were among the early settlers of the town. Mrs. Lee died January 2, 1892, aged seventy-one years. To Mr. and Mrs. Lee were born eleven children; three died in infancy; the others are as follows: Julia A., died July 5, 1889. Minnie A., died October 12, 1889. Daniel W. (the subject of this sketch). John Q., born in Ellisburgh, July 7, 1847, married Mary E. Downer and has had four children, Arthur E., Ama M. (died April 20, 1888), Alonzo J. and Manford C. Alden S., born in Ellisburgh, July 20, 1849, married Frances J. Shelden and has had three children, Floyd M., Nina J. and Anson S. Chester L., born in Ellisburgh, August 6, 1855, married Adaline E. Johnston, of Onslow, Iowa, and has five children. Milton R., Edna G., Florence M., Ross C. and Ruth A. Frank L., born February 26, 1858, married Alta J. Wood, and has three sons, Ralph M., Morris E. and Frank L., Jr. A. Eugene, born May 22, 1800, married Etta L. Ryther and has three daughters, Wilda S., Elva M. and Jennie I.

Our County and it's people
A descriptive work on Jefferson County, New York
Edited by: Edgar C. Emerson
The Boston History Co., Publishers 1898

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