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Nelle Harper Lee

Nelle Harper Lee[1]

Female 1926 - 2016  (89 years)

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  • Name Nelle Harper Lee 
    Nelle Harper Lee
    Nelle Harper Lee
    Born 28 Apr 1926  Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Residence 1930  Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Residence 1940  Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Publication 11 Jul 1960 
    To Kill a Mockingbird published. Mockingbird won the Pulitzer Prize for fiction in 1961. 
    Letters
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    Died 19 Feb 2016  Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hillcrest Cemetery, Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I8176  Dickinson
    Last Modified 22 Feb 2016 

    Father Amasa Coleman Lee,   b. 19 Jul 1880, Georgiana, Butler, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 15 Apr 1962, Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Mother Frances Cunningham Finch,   b. 14 Aug 1888, Monroe County, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 02 Jun 1951, Selma, Dallas, Alabama Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Relationship Birth 
    Family ID F2209  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 28 Apr 1926 - Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1930 - Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1940 - Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 19 Feb 2016 - Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hillcrest Cemetery, Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S101] Encyclopedia of Alabama, (Montgomery, Alabama: Alabama Humanities Foundation ), online., "Harper Lee," Nancy G. Anderson, http://www.encyclopediaofalabama.org/article/h-1126.

    2. [S015232] 1930 U.S. Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1930), Census Place: Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama; Roll: 42; Page: 5B; Enumeration District: 0003; Image: 744.0; FHL microfilm: 2339777.
      Name: Nell H Lee
      [Nelle Harper Lee]
      [Harper Lee]
      Birth Year: abt 1926
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Daughter
      Home in 1930: Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama
      Map of Home: View Map
      House Number in Cities or Towns: 414
      Dwelling Number: 114
      Family Number: 116
      Attended School: Yes
      Able to Read and Write: Yes
      Father's Birthplace: Alabama
      Mother's Birthplace: Alabama
      Able to Speak English: Yes

      A C Lee 49
      Francis Lee 41
      Alice Lee 18
      Louise Lee 13
      Edwin Lee 9
      Nell H Lee 4

    3. [S336420] 1940 U.S. Census, Bureau of the Census, (Washington, DC: National Archives and Records Administration, 1940), Census Place: Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama; Roll: T627_66; Page: 10A; Enumeration District: 50-4.
      Name: Nell Harper Lee
      Age: 13
      [April 28, 1926]
      Estimated birth year: abt 1927
      Gender: Female
      Race: White
      Birthplace: Alabama
      Marital Status: Single
      Relation to Head of House: Daughter
      Home in 1940: Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama
      Street: Bellville Street
      Inferred Residence in 1935: Monroeville, Monroe, Alabama
      Residence in 1935: Same House
      Sheet Number: 10A
      Attended School or College: Yes
      Highest Grade Completed: High School, 1st year

      Amasa Lee 59
      Frances F Lee 51
      Edwin C Lee 19
      Nell Harper Lee 13