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Lee McLemore

Male 1899 - 1979  (80 years)


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  • Name Lee McLemore  [1, 2
    Born 25 Mar 1899  Erin, Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 29 Jun 1979  Houston, Harris County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Buried Zion Hill Cemetery, Jasper, Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Lee and his wife lived on the old McLemore farm at Erin, Texas.

      When Lee was on his death bed in St. Elizabeth's Hospital in Beaumont, his son Robert Lee went to see him. When Lee asked who he was, Robert Lee replied, "I'm your son, Robert Lee." Lee shook his head, "No your not. You're one  of those Morgan boys." Whereupon Robert Lee asked, "Which one do you think I am?" to which Lee replied, "You're Julian."  (Submitted by Minnie McLemore Morgan).
    Person ID I2019  Strong Family Tree
    Last Modified 17 Aug 2014 

    Father Samuel McFarland McLemore,   b. 22 Oct 1862, Erin, Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Jul 1924, Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 61 years) 
    Mother Rose Ella Bean,   b. 24 Nov 1862, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 29 Mar 1943, Kirbyville, Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years) 
    Married 20 Dec 1891  Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    • Both Samuel and Rose Ella had been previously married, and each had children of their own prior to their marriage. Rose Ella's children, Cecil, Hattie and Annie were raised by Samuel. According to Nan McCoy Kittell, the grandchildren of Sam and Rose Ella called them "Other Papa" and "Other Mama."
    Family ID F1306  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Othalia "Mackie" Powell,   b. 25 May 1905, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Mar 1994, Jasper, Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years) 
    Married 3 Feb 1924  [1
    Children 
     1. Living
     2. Billy Deryle McLemore,   b. 11 Feb 1929, Roganville, Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jun 1996, Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     3. Joe Kenneth McLemore,   b. 17 Jun 1936, Erin, Jasper County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Jan 2011, Lumberton, Hardin County, Texas Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    Headstones
    McLemore, Lee and Othalia (Powell)
    McLemore, Lee and Othalia (Powell)
    Last Modified 9 Dec 2007 
    Family ID F1324  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 25 Mar 1899 - Erin, Jasper County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 29 Jun 1979 - Houston, Harris County, Texas Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Zion Hill Cemetery, Jasper, Jasper County, Texas Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S163] Kittell, Nan McCoy--Samuel McFarland McLemore and Descendants, Living Family History (Unpublished typescript ca. 1984, updated periodically).

    2. [S384] 1900 United States Federal Census [Ancestry.com database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2004, (Original data: United States of America, Bureau of the Census. Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900. Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1900. T623, 1854 rolls. This database is an index to individuals enumerated in the 1900 United States Federal Census, the Twelfth Census of the United States. Census takers recorded many details including each person's name, address, relationship to the head of household, color or race, sex, month and year of birth, age at last birthday, marital status, number of years married, the total number of children born of the mother, the number of those children living, birthplace, birthplace of father and mother, if the individual was foreign born, the year of immigration and the number of years in the United States, the citizenship status of foreign-born individuals over age twenty-one, occupation, and more. Additionally, the names of those listed on the population schedule are linked to actual images of the 1900 Federal Census.), Texas, Jasper County, Pr. No. 3 Enumerated 26 Jun 1900 SD 8 ED 29 Sheets 21 B and 22A 356-359 (Reliability: 3).