Lee, John

Male 1822 - 1905  (82 years)


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  • Name Lee, John 
    Born 30 Sep 1822  London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3, 4, 5
    Gender Male 
    Baptism 22 Apr 1831  St Mary's, Haggerston, London, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census 6 Jun 1841  Rich Street, Stepney, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    • in the household of Joseph Lee
    Occupation 6 Jun 1841  [6
    shipwright's apprentice 
    Immigration Abt 1846  Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    Occupation described as a ships officer on his death certificate. His grandson, Leslie Couper Lee, believed him to have been a ship's captain, but did not know why he moved to Australia  [4
    Occupation (later in his life)  Victorian Railways, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    painter 
    • He lost an eye in an accident while working there.
    Occupation railway employee  [7, 8
    Occupation Storekeeper, Painter (Vic Railways), Railway employee. 
    Residence 11 Jul 1849  Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Occupation 11 Sep 1851  [10
    grocer 
    Occupation 1861  Mount Moriac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [11
    one of three storekeepers listed in the Mount Moriac Directory 
    Occupation 11 Mar 1866  [12
    storekeeper 
    Residence 11 Mar 1866  Modewarre, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [12
    Occupation Apr 1870  [2
    storekeeper 
    Residence Apr 1870  Modewarre, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 11 Sep 1877  Winchelsea, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [13
    Occupation Jan 1878  [3
    boarding-house keeper 
    Died 14 Feb 1905  40 Millswyn St, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4, 5
    • 'senile decay' lasting two weeks
    Buried 15 Feb 1905  Oakleigh Cemetery, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [14, 15
    Notes 
    • Arrived in Victoria about 1846. Leslie Couper Lee (his grandson) thought he may have been a Ship's Captain, but didn't know why he left the ship. He was a storekeeper at Mt Moriac in 1861 - mentioned in book "Barrabool". Lived in Modewarre at time of marriage to Susanna Baker (1870). Lost an eye in an accident while working for Vic Railways. Died at 40 Millswyn St South Yarra (also son Frederic's address). Cause of death "Senile Decay". Diagnosed on 1 Feb 1905. Death certificate gave his occupation as late Ship's Officer. Buried with Susanna Baker.
    Person ID I21  Shelley's Tree
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2014 

    Father Lee, Joseph,   b. Between 1781 and 1786, Middlesex, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Between 1841 and 1848  (Age ~ 60 years) 
    Mother King, Jane,   b. Cal 1781, St Botolph, Aldersgate, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F31  Group Sheet

    Family 1 Thomas, Sarah,   b. 1831, Southhampton, Hampshire, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Mar 1866, Modewarre, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 35 years) 
    Married 11 Jul 1849  Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [9, 16
    Residence 11 Sep 1851  Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Lee, Richard Brush,   b. 1851, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1865, Modewarre, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     2. Lee, Stephen Thomas,   b. 9 Jul 1851, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1916, Birragurra, near Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years)
     3. Lee, John,   b. 1853, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Aft Feb 1905  (Age > 52 years)
    +4. Lee, Sarah Anne,   b. 1856, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 May 1910, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 54 years)
     5. Lee, Joseph,   b. 1858, Barabool, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 18 Oct 1861, Modewarre? Barrabool, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 3 years)
     6. Lee, George King,   b. 1861, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt Nov 1881, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 20 years)
     7. Lee, Henry,   b. 1863, Modewarre, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1943, Geelong, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 80 years)
     8. Lee, Frederick Seth,   b. 1864, Modewarre, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Feb 1871, Terang/Mt Moriac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 7 years)
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F30  Group Sheet

    Family 2 Baker, Susanna,   b. 25 Nov 1840, 22 Cornwall Place, Lambeth, Surrey, England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Mar 1899, Carlisle Cres, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 58 years) 
    Married 20 Apr 1870  All Saints Church, Mt Moriac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 16, 17
    • John Taylor and Eleanor Taylor were witnesses
    Remains Grave 1034, Church of England, Oakleigh General Cemetery, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [18, 19
    Children 
    +1. Lee, Frederic Robert Richard,   b. 1873, Winchelsea, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 May 1947, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +2. Lee, Edwin Ernest Baker,   b. 24 Mar 1875, Winchelsea, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Dec 1951, Freemasons' Hospital, East Melbourne, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 76 years)
    +3. Lee, Arthur Milne,   b. 29 Jan 1878, Colac, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jul 1956, 12 Rugby Road, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 78 years)
    +4. Lee, Emily Elizabeth Susanna Jane,   b. 1882, Rosedale, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1954, Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
    Last Modified 8 Mar 2014 
    Family ID F28  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 30 Sep 1822 - London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBaptism - 22 Apr 1831 - St Mary's, Haggerston, London, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 6 Jun 1841 - Rich Street, Stepney, Middlesex, England Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsImmigration - Abt 1846 - Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - painter - (later in his life) - Victorian Railways, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 11 Jul 1849 - Geelong, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 11 Jul 1849 - Geelong, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 11 Sep 1851 - Geelong, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - one of three storekeepers listed in the Mount Moriac Directory - 1861 - Mount Moriac, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 11 Mar 1866 - Modewarre, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - Apr 1870 - Modewarre, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 20 Apr 1870 - All Saints Church, Mt Moriac, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 11 Sep 1877 - Winchelsea, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 14 Feb 1905 - 40 Millswyn St, South Yarra, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 15 Feb 1905 - Oakleigh Cemetery, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsRemains - - Grave 1034, Church of England, Oakleigh General Cemetery, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S145] Baptism: John & George Lee, 1831, (St Mary's, Haggerston, London, England: John & George Lee , 22 APR 1831).

    2. [S17] Marriage certificate of John LEE and Susanna BAKER, 1870, (John LEE and Susanna BAKER, 1870).

    3. [S115] Birth certificate: Arthur Milne Lee, 1878, (Arthur Milne Lee, 1878).

    4. [S4] Death certificate: John Lee, 1905, (John Lee, 1905).

    5. [S683] Deaths (Lee), (28 MAY 2010; reprint, 16 FEB 1905).

    6. [S934] 1841 England census for Joseph Lea household, (23 JAN 2011; reprint, Middlesex, England: Joseph Lea household).

    7. [S110] Marriage certificate of Arthur Milne Lee and Jessie Isabella Couper, 1904, (Arthur Milne Lee and Jessie Isabella Couper, 1904).

    8. [S116] Death certificate of Arthur Milne LEE, 1956, (Arthur Milne LEE, 1956).

    9. [S121] Marriage certificate of John Lee & Sarah Thomas, 1849, (John Lee & Sarah Thomas, 1849).

    10. [S751] Baptism entry for Stephen Thomas Lee, 1851, (Victoria, Australia: Stephen Thomas Lee, 1851).

    11. [S119] Book: Barrabool: Land of the Magpie, Ian Wynd, (Torquay, Victoria, Australia: Barrabool Shire, 1992).
      . . . p86

    12. [S937] Death certificate of Sarah Lee, 1866, (Sarah Lee, 9 MAR 1866).

    13. [S1220] News: Marriage of Sarah Anne Lee and Edward M'Kenna.

    14. [S122] Oakleigh Cemetery Memorial - Lee.

    15. [S120] Document: Oakleigh General Cemetery Burial Instructions, John Lee, 1905, Record Type: Burial Instructions, Subject: John Lee, (Oakleigh General Cemetery, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia: John Lee, 14 FEB 1905).

    16. [S4] Death certificate: John Lee, 1905, (John Lee, 1905) (Reliability: 2).

    17. [S115] Birth certificate: Arthur Milne Lee, 1878, (Arthur Milne Lee, 1878) (Reliability: 2).

    18. [S125] Document: Oakleigh General Cemetery Burial Instructions, Susanna Lee, 1899, Record Type: Burial Instructions, Subject: Susanna Lee, (6 MAR 1899).

    19. [S120] Document: Oakleigh General Cemetery Burial Instructions, John Lee, 1905, Record Type: Burial Instructions, Subject: John Lee, (Oakleigh General Cemetery, Oakleigh, Victoria, Australia: John Lee, 14 FEB 1905) (Reliability: 2).