JAMES STONE LEE,
County, was born May 8, 1831, in ,
where he grew to manhood. In 1851 he removed with his parents to Butler County,
Ky., and in 1877 to Ohio County, where he now resides. His father, Jesse Lee,
was born in 1808 in Kentucky; removed with his parents to Tennessee; was
constable and sheriff of Coffee County, Tenn., and assessor for eight years in
Butler County, Ky., and died in 1882. He was the son of Thomas Lee, a native of
Virginia, who died about 1837 at the age of seventy-eight years. Jesse was
twice married, first to Sarah E., daughter of James and Mary Stone, of Coffee
County Tenn.; she died in 1855, and to them were born Mary A. (Austin), one
deceased brother, James Stone, Martha J. (James and Whitaker), Sarah E.
(Pettigrew), Richard M., Thomas W., William F., Melinda (Fulton);, Nancy C.
(Sampson), Isabel (Hoops), Jesse B., and David H. By second marriage, Maria, Stephen A., Susan (Pqckett),
Alice, Daniel B., Andrew, and Dora. James Stone Lee was married, November 1,
1854, to Sarah E., daughter of Robert and Nancy J. (Moore) Cardwell, of Butler
County, born February 22, 1839, and from their union sprang Sarah Jane
(deceased), born December 24, 1855; Mary Frances (Hunt), August 17, 1857;, a
son (deceased), born June 17, 1859; Nancy Victory, June 27, 1860; Anderson
Monroe, May 19, 1862; George Brinton, September 20, 1864; John William
(deceased), October 5, 1866; Luveny Angaline (deceased), October 22, 1867;
James Washington (deceased), June 13, 1869; Eliza Florence, October 27, 1870;
Jesse Leonadus, April 24, 1873; Leroy Tilden, March 9, 1876; Linda Ann, January
19, 1879; Robert Estil (deceased), Jan. 6, 1882. In 1861 Mr. Lee enlisted in
Company C, Eleventh Kentucky Infantry, and was discharged at the end of
eighteen months for disabilities. His three brothers served with him in the
same regiment. His four brothers-in-law served in different Kentucky regiments. His grandfather Stone was a soldier in the Revolution.
Mr. Lee is a farmer, and owns ninety-two acres of good land. In religion he is
a Methodist, and in politics a Republican. Coffee County, Tenn.
Note: Mr. Lee died 6 Feb 1907 in Ohio County and is buried in Sunnydale Cemetery, Narrows, Ohio County.