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George Cabot Lee (1830 - 1910)

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George Cabot Lee
Born in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USAmap
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Husband of — married [date unknown] [location unknown]
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Died in Boston, Suffolk, Massachusetts, USAmap
Profile last modified 15 Jul 2019 | Created 31 Dec 2008
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George was born in 1830. He is the son of John Lee and Harriet Rose. He married Caroline Haskell in 1857.[1] He passed away in 1910.

George Cabot Lee was a prominent banker with Lee, Higginson & Co. of Boston. He was in charge of the Union Safe Deposit Vaults. Statement: “money as safe as Lee’s vaults”.


  1. "Massachusetts Marriages, 1695-1910," database, FamilySearch ( : 9 February 2018), George C. Lee and Caoline W. Haskell, 10 Dec 1857; citing reference 372; FHL microfilm 1,994,569.
  • "Massachusetts State Census, 1855," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 11 March 2018), George C Lee in household of John C Lee, Ward 03, Salem, Essex, Massachusetts, United States; State Archives, Boston; FHL microfilm 953,981.
  • "Massachusetts State Census, 1865", database with images, FamilySearch ( : 1 June 2018), George C Lee, 1865.
  • "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), George C Lee, Massachusetts, United States; citing p. 36, family 261, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,129.
  • "United States Census, 1900," database with images, FamilySearch ( : accessed 20 February 2019), George C Lee, Newton city Ward 6, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States; citing enumeration district (ED) 909, sheet 1B, family 11, NARA microfilm publication T623 (Washington, D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, 1972.); FHL microfilm 1,240,664.
  • Roberts, Gary Boyd, Notable Kin, Volume One, Published in cooperation with the New England Historic genealogical Society, Boston, Massachusetts, Carl Boyer 3rd, Santa Clarita, California, 1998
  • "United States Passport Applications, 1795-1925," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 16 March 2018), George Cabot Lee, 01 Oct 1855; citing Passport Application, , source certificate #, Passport Applications, 1795-1905., 52, NARA microfilm publications M1490 and M1372 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.).


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