Helen Ranie Lee

F, #7428, b. 10 June 1861, d. 9 May 1923
     Helen Ranie Lee was born on 10 June 1861 at Parish of Seafield, Banffshire, Scotland.1 She was the daughter of Henry Lee and Ann Wood.
She was listed as head of household's daughter in the 1881 census at 91 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Henry Lee, head; Ann W. Lee, wife; Ann Lee, daughter; Hellen Lee, daughter; Mary Lee, daughter.2
She married Alexander Forbes Legg at Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, on 25 January 1884.3 As of 25 January 1884, her married name was Helen Ranie Legg. Helen Ranie Lee was also known as Legge.
She was listed as head of household's wife in the 1891 census at Seaview Cottage, 102 Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland. Those recorded in the household were: Alexander F. Legg, head; Helen F. Legg, wife; Alexander F. Legg, son; Henry Legg, son; Isabella Legg, daughter; James Moir, servant.4
Helen died on 9 May 1923 at 10 Bridge Street, Portknockie, Banffshire, Scotland, at age 61.5

Children of Helen Ranie Lee and Alexander Forbes Legg


  1. [S5928] LDS Church (new FamilySearch), International Genealogical Index, "Helen Ranie Lee, female. Birth: 10 JUN 1861 Seafield, Banff, Scotland. Father: Henry Lee. Mother: Ann Wood."
  2. [S6436] 1881, Scottish Census, "Hellen Lee, daughter, unmarried, female, age 19, born in Rathven, Banff, domestic servant, resident at 91 Portknockie."
  3. [S5924] Alexander Forbes Legg to Helen Lee, Marriage entry, "1884 on the Twenty-Fifth day of January at Portknockie. After Banns, According to the Forms of the Established Church of Scotland. Alexander Forbes Legg, Crofter (Bachelor), age 35, usual residence Portknockie, parents Alexander Legg, Crofter and Isabella Legg M.S. Fordyce. Hellen Lee, Domestic Servant (Spinster), age 22, usual residence Portknockie, parents Henry Lee, Carrier and Ann Lee M.S. Wood. James McIntyre, Minister of Seafield. William Legg Witness. George Lee Witness. Registered 1884 January 26th at Manse of Seafield, James McIntyre Registrar."
  4. [S6432] 1891, Scottish Census, "Helen F. Legg (sic), wife, female, age 28, born in Portknockie, Banffshire, farmer's wife, employed, resident at Seaview Cottage, No 102 Portknockie."
  5. [S5930] Helen Ranie Legg née Lee, Register of Deaths in the District of Seafield in the County of Banff, "Helen Rainie Legge, (Married to Alexander Forbes Legg, Farmer), died 1923, May Ninth 3h 10m A.M. at 10 Bridge St., Portknockie, Seafield (Rathven), Female, 61 years. Father: Henry Lee, Carrier (Deceased), Mother: Annie Lee M.S. Wood (Deceased). Cause of death: Phthisis Pulmonalis, Uncertain, As Cert. by J. Geddes Pirie M.B.C.M. Informant: Alexander Legg, Son. Registered: 1923, May 9th at Manse of Seafield, James MacIntyre, Registrar."