Lee, Anson W.
Age: 31, credited to Stamford, VT
Unit(s): 8th VT INF
Service: enl 12/18/63, m/i 12/18/63, Pvt, Co. H, 8th VT INF, m/o 6/28/65
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Birth: 03/21/1832, North Adams, MA
Burial: Fairmount Cemetery, Lee, MA
Marker/Plot: Not recorded
Gravestone researcher/photographer: Heidi McColgan
Findagrave Memorial #: 80711149
Alias?: None noted
Pension?: Yes, 6/25/1880; widow Mary E., 5/2/1908, MA
College?: Not Found
Veterans Home?: Not Found
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2nd Great Grandfather of Thomas Wood, Shelby, NC
4th Great Grandfather of Duncan Lee Miller, Littleton, NH
5th Great Grandfather of Oriah Lee Miller, Littleton, NH
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Fairmount Cemetery, Lee, MA
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Anson W. Lee
Anson W. Lee, 76 years of age, who was born in North Adams March, 21 1832, died yesterday morning in his home in South Lee. He was educated in the public schools of this city and spent the early years of his life here. Mr. Lee was three times married. In 1852 he united in marriage to Miss Fannie Woodward of Shelburne Falls; his second wife was Miss Jane Kent of this city, and his third wife, who survives him, was Miss Mary E. Kingsley of Lee whom he married August 23,1876. Besides his widow the children surviving are four, Water of Iowa, Henry of Greenfield, and Alfred of Lee, and a daughter, Mrs. S.E. Barnes, of Wilmington, Vt. May 1, 1862 he enlisted in Company H, 19th United States infantry. Later he served in the eighth Vermont infantry, from which he was honorably discharged June 20, 1865. He joined Scott Bradley post of Lee July 10, 1890.
Mr. Lee, after he left the army went to South Lee, where he has spent most of his time in agricultural pursuits. He led the simple life, was a kind father and excellent neighbor.
Source: North Adams Transcript, April 11, 1908
Courtesy of Tom Boudreau.