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Mrs. Mary Lee of whom mention has been made several times of late on account of her precarious condition since having her thigh broken April 1, died at her home at 415 West Alta Street [May 7, 1904] Saturday night of old age, her death being hastened by the accident mentioned.

Mrs. Lee was 80 years and 23 days old and was born in New York in April 1824. With her family she came to Oregon in 1862 and to Umatilla County in 1868 where she resided continuously until her death. Her immediate relatives residing in this place are a son L. H. Lee and a daughter Mrs. Amy Lee.

The funeral was held at the Thompson Street Methodist Church at 10 o’clock this morning conducted by Rev. Robert Warner and the interment was made in the Olney Cemetery.

Mary was married to Jonathan Johnson Lee in 1842 in Pike Co., OH. She was the daughter of Oliver Ormsby and Elizabeth Hillard.

Contributed by: Shelli Steedman

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