Lee (Leah) Harby (Cohen) (1849 - 1918)

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Death: Died
Managed by: Kevin Lawrence Hanit
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About Lee (Leah) Harby (Cohen)

  • Daughters of American Revolution
  • Member: Cyrilla Lee Harby
  • Nat'l #: 285955
  • Chapter:1073NY
  • Ancestor: LAZARUS, MARKS (A067536)

She is a member of the New York, the Texas, and the South Carolina historical societies, and of many other learned associations, and has written on historical subjects. She has been an officer of Sorosis and of the Daughters of the American Revolution, and a director of the Daughters of the Confederacy and of the Memorial Association of Charleston. During the West-Indian Exposition in Charleston (1901) she was a member of the women's executive committee and one of the editors of the "Interlude," the women's paper issued during the exposition. Among her writings are: "The City of a Prince"; "Texan Types and Contrasts"; "Land of the Tejas"; "Earliest Texas"; "Judy Robinson—Milliner"; and a number of poems, short stories, and magazine articles. Mrs. Harby was the successful competitor for the prize offered for a "Flag Song" for the state of Texas.

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Lee (Leah) Harby's Timeline

1849
September 9, 1849
1869
May 1, 1869
Age 19
Charleston, Charleston, SC, USA
1870
February 26, 1870
Age 20
1871
March 13, 1871
Age 21
Galveston, Galveston, TX, USA
1918
October 21, 1918
Age 69