Biography of Wellington Lee
FROM OUR COUNTY AND ITS PEOPLE
A DESCRIPTIVE AND BIOGRAPHICAL RECORD
OF SARATOGA COUNTY, NEW YORK
PREPARED AND PUBLISHED UNDER THE AUSPICES OF THE SARATOGIAN
THE BOSTON HISTORY COMPANY, PUBLISHERS 1899

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Lee, Wellington, was born in the township of Stillwater, October 23, 1864, educated in the district schools and Mechanicville Academy. He has always been engaged in the meat business and is now conducting a first-class meat and variety market with great success. October 28, 1897, he married Nellie M. Fulmer of Washington State. Mr. Lee's father, James Lee, was born at Fort Ann, Washington county, N. Y., July 9, 1824, educated in the schools of his day and is a wholesale butcher. October 14, 1846, he married Arvilla Wilsey of Dresden, Washington county, and they had ten children: Stephen, Emmitt, Russell, Ida, Ivena, Emma J., James, jr., Wellington (as above), Charles and Francis. Mr. Lee's grandfather, Russell Lee, was born at the old home in Washington county, N. Y., in 1773. He married Lydia Adams of his native place and they had thirteen children. Mr. James Lee and wife are members of the Baptist church. Wellington Lee in his political choice is a thorough Republican. The ancestry of the Lees is English and. Mr. Lee's wife is of German origin.


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