Kentucky: A History of the State, Battle, Perrin, & Kniffin, 7th ed.,

1887, Pendleton Co.

CHARLES H. LEE, a native of Leverett, Franklin Co., Mass., was born

June 20, 1818, and is a son of Charles and Sarah (Hobart) Lee, natives

of Massachusetts, of English origin. The father of our subject was a

farmer, and Charles H. was reared on a farm, but at the age of eleven

years removed to Vermont, where he received an academical education.

On leaving the farm he taught school in Vermont, Massachusetts and New

Jersey, and in 1841 came to Mason County, Ky., where he taught about

five years; from there he went to Bracken County, where he was county

surveyor four years, reading law in the meantime. He began the

practice of law in Bracken County in 1851, and was county judge of that

county from 1857 to 1861. He removed to Falmouth, Pendleton County,

in 1865, where he has since been engaged in the practice of his

profession, representing Pendleton County in the Legislature in 1868-69.

Mr. Lee has been married three times: first in 1843, to Miss Caroline

Dudley, a native of Vermont, and a daughter of Gen. Dudley, a hero of

the war of 1812; she died in the spring of 1851, and in 1854 Mr. Lee

married Martha Thomas, of Augusta, Ky., who departed this life in 1858.

In 1859 Mr. Lee took for his wife Julia C. Ball, of Massachusetts, who

died in the fall of 1885; leaving two children: George Dudley and

Fannie S. Mr. Lee has two children by his first wife, viz: Rosa M.,

who married W. W. Quinn, of Denver, Colo., and Charles H. Mr. Lee owns

140 acres of land in Pendleton County, is a member of the Presbyterian

Church, and has been superintendent of the Sunday School ten years.

Lee Hobart Dudley Thomas Ball Quinn


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