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Elder Member of Lee Family Dies In Ninetieth Year [Annie (Hyatt) Lee]

A member of one of Yorktown's best-known and most respected families, Mrs. Annie Lee, of Shrub Oak, died late Sunday night, October 18 at her home, in her 90th year. Mrs. Lee, the widow of the late Albert Lee, was born in Jefferson Valley on October 5, 1864, the daughter of Mr. and Mrs. Nathaniel Hyatt. Her mother was Phoebe Ann Duesenbury.

Throughout her lifetime Mrs. Lee was a member of the Yorktown Presbyterian Church, was active in its organizations for many years and at one time played the organ and sang in the choir there. Her daughter, Miss Edna Lee, and her son, Mr. Enos Lee, formerly president of the Yorktown School Board, are also identified with the church. Mrs. Lee is also survived by one brother Mr. John Hyatt who lives in Shrub Oak as do her son and daughter.

Until about ten years ago, Mrs. Lee made her home at the Lee family homestead on Crompond Street, now owned by Mr. and Mrs. Irving London. The Lee family occupied the farm for seven generations. Her late husband, Albert Lee, was a charter member of the Yorktown Grange.

Funeral services were held Wednesday, Oct. 21 from her late residence with the Rev. George Barford officiating and commutal was in historic Presbyterian churchyard."]

Source: The Yorktown Herald, Vol. XIX No. 22, October 22, 1953

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