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
Augusta-Bracken-KY Mason-KY Leverett-Franklin-MA VT NJ CO