William H. Lee, Corporal, Co. E, 22nd Indiana Infantry

1835

  • July 8: William H. Lee is born in Posey Township, Indiana to parents Elzy and Sarah Lee.

1850

  • September 20: The United States Federal Census taken in Posey Township, Rush County, Indiana shows 14 year old William living with his widowed mother and siblings.

1856

  • Attended Hartsville Academy in Bartholomew County for one term, thereby becoming a teacher.

1862

  • December 15: Enlisted in the United States Army as a Corporal.

1864

  • November 30: William fought in The Battle of Franklin.

1865

  • July 7: Mustered out of the United States Army in Indianapolis, Indiana.
  • August 3: William Lee and Catherine S. Nelson are married.

1870

  • August 12: The United States Federal Census taken in Posey Township, Rush County, Indiana shows William H., a farmer, and Catherine living with their children: Adenia, 3 and Arthur, 1.

1880

  • June 2: The United States Federal Census taken in Posey Township, Rush County, Indiana shows William H., a farmer, and Catherine living with their children: Adenia, 13, Arthur C., 11, Fanny, 9, Florence, 8, William R., 4, Thomas R., 2.

1900

  • June 12: The United States Federal Census taken in Posey Township, Rush County, Indiana shows William, a farmer, and Catherine living with their children

1914

  • May 8: Catherine Lee dies.
  • July 7: William Harlan Lee dies and is buried at Arlington East Hill Cemetery in Rush County, Indiana.
  • July 8: Obituary in the The Daily Republican, Rushville, Indiana.