Lucie Frances Campbell

b. 28 March 1867, d. 6 July 1943

Lucie Frances Campbell Lee, 1867-1943
  • Lucie Frances Campbell was born on 28 March 1867 in Texas.
  • Clark Calhoun Campbell and Lucy Caroline Goree appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1870 in Galveston County, Texas, enumerated next to Clark's sister Eddie Williams. Clark also is enumerated at the Sisters of Charity Hospital. The family's out-of-town residence on Clear Creek in Galveston County was called "Rest Haven," according to daughter Lucie Campbell Lee.. Other members of the household included Lucie Frances Campbell, J. Goree Campbell, John Wesley Campbell, Martha Campbell, Clark Calhoun Campbell Jr. and Annie Campbell.
  • Clark Calhoun Campbell and Lucy Caroline Goree appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1880 in Galveston, Texas, at 5 East Broadway. Other members of the household included Lucie Frances Campbell, Clark Calhoun Campbell Jr., Powhatan Sampson Wren, Martha Campbell, Clark Campbell Wren, Powhatan Sampson Wren Jr., Mary Caroline Campbell and Ann W. Campbell. Boarders (nieces) Mary and Nannie Campbell are the sisters of Sam Campbell, found nearby in the household of Clark's brother Archibald, all children of Clark's brother Marcus.
  • The following appeared on 13 March 1887 in the Galveston Daily News: Of the many agreeable entertainments given in the city this season none have been more delightful or more thoroughly enjoyed than the luncheon givin by Mrs. A. R. Campbell yesterday complimentary to her niece Miss Mary Farirs [sic]. the fair friends present were Misses Maggie Thompson, Lucie Campbell, Mary Pope, Willie Rowena Williams, Lillian Mott, Sarah Campbell, Laura Ballinger, Jennie Bingham, Alice Hagood, Louise Hertford, Corinne Willie and Kate Briggs. The kind hostess left nothing undone toward the enjoyment of her guests, and the luncheon will be remembered by its participants as a bright page in the history of their young lives.
  • Some Campbell cousin "girls" posed for a photograph about 1892.
  • She married Charles Kleber Lee, son of Charles Hawkins Lee and Emma Jones, on 16 December 1895 in Galveston County, Texas.
  • The following appeared on 17 December 1895 in the Galveston Daily News, under "marriage licenses": Charles Kleber Lee and Miss Lucie Frances Campbell.
  • The following appeared on 18 December 1895 in the Galveston Daily News: Last evening at 6 o'clock, at the residence of the bride's parents, Dr. and Mrs. Lee [sic], Seventeenth and Postoffice streets, Mrs. Charles Kleber Lee was married to Miss Lucie Campbell. Mr. and Mrs. Lee left on the evening train for St. Louis. They will return by Christmas. Mr. Lee is the assistant general attorney of the Gulf, Colorado and Santa Fe and is held high in the estimation of the officers of the road.
  • Charles Kleber Lee and Lucie Frances Campbell appeared in the US federal census of 1 June 1900 in Galveston, Texas, at 1905 37th Street. Other members of the household included Clark Calhoun Campbell, Lucy Caroline Goree and Clark Calhoun Campbell III. Also in the household one female servant. It appears that nephew Clark C. Campbell was enumerated in two different households in this census.
  • The following appeared on 24 July 1907 in the Galveston Daily News: News was received here yesterday that Dr. Clark Campbell, formerly of this city, but now residing with his daughter, Mrs. Kleber Lee of Fort Worth, had fallen and broken his hip. Dr. Campbell is the father of Mrs. M. C. Wren of this city and the accident, because of Dr. Campbell's advanced age, is considered quite serious.
  • The following appeared on 4 April 1909 in the Galveston Daily News: A wedding of much interest, though solemnized out of the city, is the Wren-Prendergast nuptials, on April 15, in Waco. Mrs. M. C. Wren, mother of the groom will attend and will be joined by Mrs. Kleber Lee, Miss Carnie Wren, and Mr. Frank Wren, all from Fort Worth. Miss Carnie Wren will be one of the bride's attendants, and Mr. Garland Tobin will be Mr. Wren's best man. Mr. Wren will bring his bride here immediately after the ceremony, and on Saturday afternoon, April 17, from 4 to 6, Mrs. M. C. Wren will entertain with a tea in honor of this bride.
  • The following appeared on 11 April 1909 in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram: Mrs. Connelly Prendergast of 903 South Henderson street, is in Waco for the Wren-Prendergast wedding which
    takes place April 15. Mrs. C. M. Wren, mother of the groom, will attend and will be joined by Mrs. Kleber Lee, Miss Carnie Wren and Mr. Frank Wren from Fort Worth. Miss Carnie Wren will be one of the bride's attendants. The bride, Miss Stella Prendergast, is a well known society girl, having often contributed her bright, happy presence to various social functions in Fort Worth, where she has a large host of friends.
  • Charles Kleber Lee and Lucie Frances Campbell appeared in the US federal census of 15 April 1910 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, at 904 West Fifth Street.. Other members of the household included Francis Jefferson Wren and Mary Annis Berry.
  • The following appeared on 5 July 1910 in the Galveston Daily News: Misses Julia Wren and Ann Kauffman have returned from a most enjoyable visit in Fort Worth and Waco. At the former city they were entertained by Mrs. Kleber Lee and Mrs. Bryan Goree, and at the latter by Judge Prendergast and Mrs. Joseph Wren.
  • The following appeared on 5 July 1910 in The Galveston Daily News: Miss Julia Wren and Ann KauffmanMrs. Kleber LeeMrs. Bryan GoreeJudge PrendergastMrs. Joseph Wren.
  • The following appeared on 7 July 1910 in the Galveston Daily News: Mrs. Kleber Lee of Fort Worth, and daughter, Miss Mary Berry, were the guests of Mrs. George H. Lee.
  • The following appeared on 20 June 1911 in the Galveston Daily News: Mr. and Mrs. Kleber Lee and Miss Mary Berry have returned to Fort Worth after a delightful visit. Miss Emma Lee returned with them, to be their guest for a few weeks. Miss Berry was here during commencement and all the senior class parties and frolics.
  • Charles Kleber Lee and Lucie Frances Campbell appeared in the US federal census of 1 January 1920 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, at 1404 South Adams enumerated next to B. K. Goree and his wife Lucie Wren.. Other members of the household included Mary Annis Berry, John Gideon Gregg and Lucie Lee Gregg. Also in the household was one female domestic servant.
  • She officially witnessed the death of John Wesley Campbell on 11 January 1923 in Hillendahl, Harris County, Texas.
  • The following appeared on 9 July 1929 in the Richmond Times-Dispatch: (Bedford, July 8) Mr. and Mrs. Charles Kleber Lee, of Fort Worth, Texas, announce the marriage of their niece, Eloise Douglas Berry, to Edward Davis Gregory, of Bedford, Va., at 10:30 o'clock, Saturday morning, July 6, at Christ Episcopal Church, Seventy-first Street and Broadway, New York City.
         The wedding ceremony was witnessed by only a few relatives and near friends, and was performed by the Rev. William Hall Williams, of Christ Church, who was a friend of the bride and the family, when residing in Austin, Texas. After the ceremony there was a reception to the wedding party and guests at the home of Mrs. A. W. Gregg, 1085 Park Avenue.
         At 3 o'clock, Mr. and Mrs. Gregory sailed on the Hamburg-American Line steamer Deutschland for a month in England, Scotland and Ireland.
         The bride is a daughter of the late James M. and Emeline Berry, of Bedford, Va. She is a graduate of the University of Texas, and has doen post-graduate work at Harvard and Columbia Universities.
         The groom is the son of the late Rev. Edward S. Gregory, of Lynchburg, and Mrs. Ellen Davis Gregory, now of Bedford. He is president of the Frazer Paint Company of Detroit, Mich; president of the Blue Ridge Talc Company, of Henry, Va., and vice-president and general manager of the American Pigment Corporation, of Bedford, and Hiwassle, Va.
  • The following appeared on 22 September 1929 in the Richmond Times-Dispatch: (Bedford, Sept. 21) Miss Edmonia Berry has returned from a Southern trip. She joined Mr. and Mrs. C. K. Lee
    at Fairy Land Club on Lookout Mountain for a visit, going later to Chattanooga, Memphis, Knoxville and Gatlinburg.
  • Charles Kleber Lee and Lucie Frances Campbell appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1930 in Fort Worth, Tarrant County, Texas, at 1404 South Adams. Other members of the household included Mary Annis Berry, Lucie Lee Gregg and John Clarke Berry.
  • Lucie Frances Campbell became a widow at the 3 June 1931 death of her husband Charles Kleber Lee.
  • Mary Annis Berry appeared in the US federal census of 1 April 1940 in El Paso, Texas, at 2815 North Florence Street. Other members of the household included Lucie Frances Campbell, Winston Lee Black and Lucie Lee Gregg. The family was living in the same place in 1940.
  • Lucie Frances Campbell died on 6 July 1943 at age 76 in El Paso, Texas, at Southwestern General Hospital . Her death was officially witnessed by Mary Annis Berry.
  • She was buried at Oakwood Cemetery in Austin, Travis County, Texas.
  • The following appeared on 10 July 1943 in the Galveston Daily News: Funeral services for Mrs. Lucie Campbell Lee, wife of the late Charles Kleber Lee, general counsel for the Santa Fe Railroad, who died in El Paso Tuesday, were held yesterday morning in Austin under the direction of the Cook funeral home.
  • Last Edited: 18 Sep 2015

Family: Charles Kleber Lee b. November 1866, d. 3 June 1931