Roswell Munson Lee

Male 1854 - 1922  (67 years)


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  • Name Roswell Munson Lee 
    Born 20 Sep 1854  East Bloomfield, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 May 1922  East Bloomfield, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried East Bloomfield Cemetery, East Bloomfield, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Roswell M. Lee, a native of East Bloomfield, was born September 20, 1855. He has always been a farmer and owns about 118 acres. Since 1879 he has been a successful breeder of American Merino sheep, and keeps registered stock. He is a member of the "American Merino Sheep Association." Also for the last few years he has been engaged in the sale of agricultural implements, Walker's fertilizer manufactured at Phelps, and Keystone wire fence. Mr. Lee is a Democrat and is at present highway commissioner, and has acted in that capacity for two years. He has also been deputy sheriff three years. March 7, 1878, Mr. Lee married Ella A., daughter of Russell W. Gooding of East Bloomfield, and they have had four children: Bessie M. (deceased); Seth R.; Hester A.; and Pauline G. The parents of our subject were Seth L. Lee, born in East Bloomfield in 1823, and Sarah Peck, a native of West Bloomfield, to whom were born three sons and five daughters. Mr. Lee owned 238 acres of land in East Bloomfield. In politics he was a Republican. His death occurred March 20, 1875, and his wife now resides in Canandaigua at the age of sixty-five years. The father of Seth L. was Major Seth L. Lee, a native of Massachusetts and son of Captain George Lee. The wife of Major Lee was Sallie M., daughter of Benjamin Wheeler. Mr. Lee came to East Bloomfield about 1800, and there owned about 1,000 acres of land, a grist-mill and saw-mill, and was a large wool grower. Mr. Lee died in 1864, and his wife in 1870.
      (History of Ontario County, NY)

    • At his home in East Bloomfield, occurred the death on Sunday, May 14, 1922, of Roswell Munson Lee. He was born in East Bloomfield on September 20, 1854, and that town had been his home nearly his entire life.
      He was prominent in Democratic politics, both in his home town and in Ontario county; he was supervisor of East Bloomfield for six terms, and in 1912 was elected sheriff of Ontario county. He is survived by his wife, who was Ella A. Gooding; three children, Raymond, of Canandaigua; Mrs. Hester A. S. Kent, of East Bloomfield, and Mrs. Pauline L. Jones, of Holcomb; also by four sisters, Mrs Cynthia Swift, of East Bloomfield, and the Misses Lillian, Sarah and Inez Lee, all of Canandaigua. Funeral services will be held from the home this afternoon.
      (Naples Record, Wednesday, May 17, 1922, page 1)
    Person ID I21035  OurNorthernRoots
    Last Modified 28 Dec 2020 

    Father Colonel Seth Lafayette Lee,   b. 1825, East Bloomfield, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 20 Mar 1875, East Bloomfield, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 50 years) 
    Mother Sarah A. Peck,   b. 14 May 1824, West Bloomfield, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Dec 1910, East Bloomfield, Ontario Co., New York, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 86 years) 
    Married 1848 
    Family ID F5940  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 20 Sep 1854 - East Bloomfield, Ontario Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 May 1922 - East Bloomfield, Ontario Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - East Bloomfield Cemetery, East Bloomfield, Ontario Co., New York, USA Link to Google Earth
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