Lee, John Benjamin (b1841)

Family

John was born abt1841 at Barlby, Yorkshire.

Census returns identify the following occupations for John.

  • 1861 wheelwright’s apprentice
  • 1871 PM minister
  • 1881 Baptist minister at Cannock

The family emigrated to USA in 1886.

He married Lucy Eliza Sear (1847-1927) in late 1871 in the Halstead Registration District, Essex. Census returns identify five children.

  • Herbert George (b1872)         
  • Margaret Annie (abt1878-1907) – married Frank Wilber Bryant in 1904               
  • Ernest Harold (abt1880-1912)                 
  • Ethel Elizabeth Emily (b abt1886) – a public school teacher (1910)              
  • John Ronald (1889-1959) – a studio technician for MGM (1942)

John died between 1900 and 1910 in Iowa, USA.

Circuits

  • 1866 Maldon
  • 1867 Eynesbury
  • 1868 Marlborough
  • 1869 Gt Bardfield
  • 1870 Braintree
  • 1871 Richmond
  • 1872 Maidstone
  • 1873 disappears

References

W Leary, Directory of Primitive Methodist Ministers and their Circuits, 1990

Census Returns and Births, Marriages & Deaths Registers

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