|Elder John W. Lee, born in Franklin
County, Kentucky, about 1817. He died near Glencoe, Gallatin
County, Kentucky, March 15, 1898, aged 81. He was converted when
quite young and united with the Old North Fork Church and was baptized
August 12, 1833. The family moved to Owen County, Kentucky, and
united with Pleasant View Church, where he was ordained in 1844.
He was married to Susan Ringo, of Gallatin County. He
devoted his whole time to the ministry. He held many revival
meetings in Owen, Boone and Gallatin Counties. In one meeting at
Mussel Shoals, Owen County, 101 were baptized. Great
meetings were held by him at Ten Mile, Mt. Zion, Clark's Creek,
Pleasant Ridge, Big Bone, Middle Creek, New Bethel, Crittenden, and
other places. He was pastor for nearly twenty years at Mt. Zion, Ten
Mile, Oakland, and Clark's Creek. He was several years the
moderator of Ten Mile Association. He died near Glencoe on March
[Additional information has been incorporated into the Ten Mile text from James C. Bryant's Mountain Island in Owen County, Kentucky: The Settlers and Their Churches published by the Owen County Historical Society in 1986.