Dr. William Oscar Pipkin Lee
- Born: 29 Aug 1850, Hertford, N.C.
- Marriage: Florence Thomas Doughtie on 15 Apr 1886 in Nansemond Co, VA. 28
- Died: 7 Apr 1915, Reynoldson, Gates Co., N.C. at age 64
- Buried: 8 Apr 1915, Gates Co., NC
Cause of his death was Throat Cancer.
William Lee, his parents and family are recorded in Hertford Co., N.C. in both the 1860 and 1870 Federal Census.
The 1900 Federal Census for Reynoldson Township, Gates Co., N.C. , District 47 records William O. P. Lee (Aug 1850) and wife Florence (April 1871) with children Harry P. (Mar 1887) and Mary H. (Dec 1893). They have been married 14 years and have had 2 children.
The 1910 Federal Census for Reynoldson Township, Gates Co., N.C. , District 40 records Dr. W. O. P. Lee (59) and wife Florence T. (39) with children Helen M. (16) and Phylis (6). They have been married 23 years and have had 4 children of which 3 are still living.
By 1920 Florence is a widow and has moved a bit south with her daughter Phyllis to Mitchell's Township, Aulander Town, Bertie Co., N.C. They are listed in the 1920 Federal Census for Bertie Co. , N.C. District 5 . This is the last record found on Florence and she perhaps dies in the 1920s. By 1930, Phyllis is living with her unmarried siblings in Norfolk, Va. (see notes on Florence)
Dr. W O P Lee
Birth Date: 29 Aug 1850
Birth Place: Hertford, North Carolina
Death Date: 7 Apr 1915
Death Location: Reynoldann (sic) [Reynoldson], Gates
Burial Date: April 8, 1915
Burial Location: Gates Co., NC
Father's Name: John P Lee
Mother's name: Mary F Parker
Noted events in his life were:
• Occupation: Physician (1880/1900-Gates Co., N.C.)
William married Florence Thomas Doughtie, daughter of James Thomas Doughtie and Caroline Susan Daughtrey, on 15 Apr 1886 in Nansemond Co, VA..28 (Florence Thomas Doughtie was born on 20 Apr 1871 in Nansemond Co, VA, died on 19 Sep 1924 in Norfolk City, VA and was buried on 21 Sep 1924 in Reynoldson, Gates Co., N.C..) The cause of her death was Cerebral Hemorrhage.
Part of an email from Ginny Layman included documentation on the marriage:
Subject: Doughtie Genealogy
Date: Tue, 10 Aug 2004 15:03:39 -0400 (EDT)
You will not believe what I stumbled across while looking for some Cutchin information. A few years ago while in the Clerk's Office in Suffolk, I copied down some Doughtie marriages (not knowing who they were) and ... look what I found in my marriage records book:
William O.P. Lee Florence Doughtie
Age 35 Y single 15 Y single
married 15 Apr 1886, Nansemond Co., VA
Born Hertford Co., NC Nansemond Co., VA
Lived Gates Co., NC Nansemond Co., VA
Parents: John P. Lee & Thomas Doughtie &
Mary F. his wife Caroline his wife