Hartley Family

Lee Jackson Hartley, Sr. (1836-1920) settled on Fairy Lake in Longwood in December 1870. He was the first to homestead the area near Longwood. Edward Warren Henck reported that when he arrived in November 1872, the Hartleys were the closest neighbor.

Their home was located near what is now called the Columbus Harbor subdivision.

Lee served in the Civil War for the Confederacy. His older brother, Daniel, lived in the general area for about 20 years before Lee moved his family here. They were originally from Georgia.

His son, Lee Jackson Hartley, Jr. was born in 1862 and died in 1941.