556. Arabella Nicholson
was born on 22 Feb 1842 in Mississippi.5
She appeared in the census in 1870 in Drew County, Arkansas. She
died on 23 Oct 1888 in Monticello, Drew County, Arkansas.5 She was buried in Union Ridge Cemetery, Drew County,
1860 Census for Raymond, Hinds County, Mississippi, shows A.P. Lee, age
23, an overseer, as head of household consisting of: A. Lee, age 18, female;
and J.G. Lee, age 2, male. Several farmers with very large "personal assets"
listings are on the same page, including two named Williams. The Lees live next
to the Tovles (?), who have a huge personal assets listing, so perhaps he worked
Some information on their descendants from: http://bethg.shutdown.com/drew/dlee.html
1870 Census for Prarie Township, Drew County, Arkansas, shows Anson Lee,
age 34, a farmer with $500 real estate and $250 assets, as head of household
with: Izabella, age 26; John, age 12; Olivia (?), age 9; Sema, age 5, male; Ammette
(?), age 3, male; and Maggie, born Sept 1869. The two youngest children were
born in Arkansas; everyone else was born in Mississippi.
1880 Census for Prarie Township, Drew County, Arkansas, shows Anson P.
Lee, age 47, a farmer, as head of household including: wife Arabella, age 38;
son Saymer L., age 15; son Robert L., age 13; daughter Maggie B., age 10; daughter
Mollie, age 8; daughter Eudora A., age 6; son Donald B., age 3; and son William
A.N., born Aug 1879. Saymer, Arabella, and Anson were born in Mississippi, the
rest in Arkansas.
Arabella Nicholson (Belle) Bedwell and Anson Pollen Lee were
married on 27 Aug 1857 in Raymond, Hinds County, Mississippi.88,663
Lee84 (son of Rev. John
Garnet Lee and Polly Lewis) was born in Jul 1832 in Mississippi.84 In 1860 he was an overseer. He died on
30 Jul 1893 in Drew County, Arkansas.5
He was buried in Union Ridge Cemetery, Drew County, Arkansas.. Arabella
Nicholson (Belle) Bedwell and Anson Pollen Lee had the following children: