from Biography & Historical Record of Ringgold County, Iowa
Lewis Publishing Company of Chicago, 1887, Pp. 379-80
L. T. LEE
L. T. LEE, farmer and stock-dealer, section 28, is numbered among the enterprising and successful business men of
Athens Township. He was born in Henry County, Iowa, July 1, 1854, son of S. M. LEE, a native of Illinois, who came to
Henry County in 1838, when Burlington had but one log store. His mother was E. CARTER, a native of West Virginia. His
parents reared a family of eleven children, and all are living. Our subject was the third child, and when two years of
age his father removed to Union County, where the family resided four years. They then returned to Henry County, where they
lived eight years, thence to Union County again. In 1874 the family came to Ringgold County. Mr. LEE received his
education at Mt. Pleasant and New London.
He was married November 15, 1877, to Miss Mary LIVERMORE, of Ringgold County,
daughter of A. LIVERMORE, and a year later settled upon his present farm which was then wild land. He purchased eighty
acres, and has since added to his first purchase until he now has 213 acres under a high state of cultivation. He has a
good, comfortable residence surrounded by shade and ornamental trees, an orchard of 200 trees and small fruits, a barn,
40 x 44 feet, and out-buildings for stock, etc. He is engaged in stock-raising, feeding, and shipping stock.
Mrs. LEE are the parents of five children - Leslie, Ray, Lucy, Frank and Charlie.
Politically he is a
Greenbacker. Although a young man he has gained a good position both socially and financially, and is classed among the
best citizens of the county. Postoffice, Kellerton.
NOTE: Mary (LIVERMORE) LEE was born in 1856, and died February 20, 1917. She was interred
at Maple Row Cemetery, Kellerton, Ringgold County, Iowa.
Biography & Historical Record of Ringgold County, Iowa, Pp. 379-80, 1887.
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Transcription and note by Sharon R. Becker, March of 2009
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