Lee Sisters, 1942
Lee Sisters, 1942
The daughters of James Hiram Lee, Sr. (1844-1920) and Laura Agusta Barnett Lee (1851-1940) at the Wheeler family home, located at 340 South Lake Jessup Avenue in Oviedo, Florida, on February 15, 1942. Photographed from left to right are Charlotte "Lottie" Lee Lawton (1887-1989), Lillian Della Lee Lawton (ca. 1883-1977), Annie Ethel Lee Carter, and George Lee Wheeler. Lottie was married Thomas Willington Lawton (1882-1963), the first elected Superintendent of Schools of Seminole County. Lillian married Winborn Joseph Lawton, Sr. (b. 1881), who served as a trustee of the First Baptist Church of Oviedo, a secretary and treasurer for the church's Sunday school, an insurance agent, and a citrus grower. She was also a charter member and the former present of the Oviedo Woman's Club (OWC), the former president of the Women's Missionary Society, and a lifelong member of the First United Methodist Church of Oviedo. Annie married Walter Pascal Carter (1879-1939) and George married Benjamin Franklin Wheeler, a prominent citrus grower, celery cultivator, and politician.
Original 4 x 7 inch black and white photographic print, February 15, 1942: Private Collection of Vicki Clonts.
Is Format Of
Digital reproduction of original 4 x 7 inch black and white photographic print, February 15, 1942.
Is Part Of
Oviedo Historical Society Collection, Oviedo Collection, Seminole County Collection, RICHES of Central Florida.
4 x 7 inch black and white photographic print
Home of Benjamin Franklin Wheeler, Sr., Oviedo, Florida
Copyright to this resource is held by Vicki Clonts and is provided here by RICHES of Central Florida for educational purposes only.
Private Collection of Vicki Clonts
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"Annie Ethel Lee Carter." Find A Grave. http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=51640367.
"Benjamin Franklin Wheeler (1878-1954)." Florida Citrus Hall of Fame. http://floridacitrushalloffame.com/index.php/inductees/inductee-name/?ref_cID=89&bID=0&dd_asId=1088.
"Lifelong Resident, Mrs. Lawton Dies." RICHES of Central Florida. https://richesmi.cah.ucf.edu/omeka2/items/show/5671.
Still Image Item Type Metadata
1 black and white photographic print
5 x 4 inches
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