Lee, Corabel

Female Abt 1860 - 1900  (~ 40 years)


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  • Name Lee, Corabel 
    • She used Corabel to sign her paintings and a photo she gave to Mary Jane Simmons. She was called Cora in a letter to Lottie Tanner and in the 1870 and 1880 US Censuses. She appeared as "Bell" in the 1860 US Census.
    Nickname Cora 
    Born Abt 1860 
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1889  Creston, Union, Iowa, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Listing in Creston Iowa Directory:
    Miss Corabel Lee
    Artist, studio
    Creston National Bank Building
    r Thomas Hall 
    Died 13 Apr 1900  Neponset, Bureau, Illinois, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Letter from Myron H. Lee to his great niece Lottie Tanner:
      Neponset Ill April 16 1900
      My Dear Lottie Tanner
      Our Cora is no more She died Friday and was buried on Saturday For 3 months she had been a great suffferer Her friends were very numerous and a very large attendance was her funeral. This leaves me well & alone Will let you hear more later on.
      with much love to all I am as ever
      [?] M. H. Lee
    Buried 14 Apr 1900  Floral Hill Cemetery, Neponset, Bureau, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Corabel was an artist, and a few of her paintings survive in the family.
    Person ID I1634  Martin-Bloom
    Last Modified 13 Apr 2016 

    Father Lee, Myron H.,   b. Abt 1820,   d. Aft 1907  (Age ~ 88 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Mann, Orissa,   bur. Floral Hill Cemetery, Neponset, Bureau, Illinois Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F575  Group Sheet

  • Photos
    Lee, Corabel
    Lee, Corabel
    Written on back in Corabel Lee's handwriting: Cousin May from Corabel Lee 1893
    [May was Mary Jane Simmons Tanner]

  • Sources 
    1. [S58] Creston, Iowa Directory, 1889 .


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