Abigail Stearns Lee (1833-1922)

Friends and Acquaintances of Emily Sibley Watson:

Abigail Stearns Lee was the wife of James Hattrick Lee, an Episcopalian minister who ran the Fort Hill [preparatory] School in Canandaigua and Rochester between 1885 and 1892. James G. Averell was a student at the Fort Hill School in 1889. Lee's son William Frazier Lee, or "Billy" was sent to Harvard through the generosity of Emily Sibley Watson. He graduated in 1894 and died only 6 years later.