Surname: Lee

Lee, Bertha Pearl Armfield – Obituary

Mrs. Bertha Pearl Lee, 58, wife of Harvey Lee, for more than 50 years a resident of the Diamond and Colfax communities, died at 12:45 a.m. Thursday [October 26, 1939] at her home, N210 Mill Street, following an illness of 19 months. Funeral services will be held Sunday at 2 p.m. at the Baptist Church here, the Rev. Mrs. E. M. Leisher and the Rev. E. C. Newham officiating. Members of the Pythias Sisters Lodge will attend in a body. Burial will be in Colfax Cemetery. Mrs. Lee was born to Mr. and Mrs. J. F. Armfield at Winston, N.C., and at the age of 6 came with her parents to Diamond, where she was married to Mr. Lee on October 24, 1900. With Mr. Lee, she moved to Colfax 11 years ago. She was a member of the Methodist Church and had been active in the work of the Baptist Church. Besides her widower, she is survived by her father and mother, the latter being critically ill in a hospital in Everett at the time of her daughter’s death; one son, Burton, Colfax; two daughters, Mrs. Ralph Rose, Pullman, and Mrs. J. D. Anderson, Long Beach, Calif.; two brothers, Fred Armfield, Whitehall, Mont., and Allen Armfield, Portland, and two sisters, Mrs. M. J. Williams, Seattle, and Mrs. Glen Baker, Everett. Mrs. Anderson will arrive here Saturday evening. Mrs....

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Lee, Jay Right – Obituary

Jay Right Lee was born in Oskaloosa, Iowa, Feb. 2, 1853, and had he lived until February 2, would have been 75 years of age. He was next to the youngest child in a family of five and the last to survive, his oldest brother, W. M. Lee who spent most of his life in this vicinity, having passed away two years ago. Jay R. Lee crossed the plains with the family in the early sixties settling in Walla Walla, where he grew to manhood. He married Nancy Ann Pointer, Sept. 19, 1880, at Dayton, Wash. To this union were born 12 children of whom 10 are living. Mr. Lee is survived by his wife, Mrs. J. R. Lee, and the 10 children, namely, Mrs. P. J. Neal, Port Orchard; Mrs. Thomas, Walla Walla; Mrs. Jake Shinkoskey, Stockton, Cal.; Mrs. Win Delano, Hooper; Mrs. Harold Thomas, Bremerton, Wash.; Mrs. Bert Vinson, Portland; Mrs. F. M. Day, Folsom, Cal.; J. M. Lee, Colfax; Clarence Lee, Plummer, Ida.; J. R. Lee Jr., Stockton and Willie Lee of Ellensburg, a son by a former marriage. Mr. Lee was one of those sturdy pioneers whose strength and courage transformed the rough wild hills of Whitman county into one of the most fertile and productive regions of our land. When he settled at Lee’s siding in the 80s, there was a mass of rolling...

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Biographical Sketch of William Granville Lee

Lee, William Granville; labor leader; born, La Prairie, Illinois, Nov. 29, 1859; son of James W. and Sylvista Jane (Tracy) Lee; educated, public schools; married, Mary R. Rice, of Chicago, Oct. 15, 1901; brakeman and conductor, A. T. & S. F., Wabash, Missouri P., and U. P. railways, 1879-1884; deputy recorder deeds, Ford County, Kansas, 1884-1888; conductor, U. P. R. R., 1889-1895; 1st vice pres. 1895-1909, pres., Jan. 1, 1909; Brotherhood of Railway Trainmen; Republican;...

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Biography of Frank Lee

From the year which brought statehood to Oklahoma, Frank Lee has been a member of the Muskogee bar and is regarded as one of the strong and eminent representatives of the profession in this part of the state. He has engaged in the practice of law altogether for thirty-five years and his professional career has been marked by continuous progress and constantly developing power. Born in Stockwell, Indiana, December 9, 1864, he is a son of Captain Smith Lee, who served with the Boys in Blue in the Civil war, becoming a member of Company I, Eleventh Indiana Cavalry. After loyally aiding in the defense of the Union he filled various county offices in Tippecanoe County, Indiana, and later removed to Texas, where he conducted a fruit ranch. Frank Lee pursued his more specifically literary education in Stockwell College, near La Fayette, Indiana, and took up the study of law in Cumberland University at Lebanon, Tennessee, where he was graduated with the class of 1886. The day was indeed a Commencement Day for him the commencement of a professional career which has been characterized by thoroughness, by faithfulness to his clients’ interests and by continuous study and research, making him a strong advocate before the court and a safe counselor in regard to legal matters. He entered upon the general practice of law at Paris, Texas, and was afterward...

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Biography of George W. Lee, M. D.

George W. Lee, M. D. For fully twenty years Doctor Lee had practiced his profession as a physician and surgeon in Woodson County. The greater part of this time he spent at Toronto, but is now looking after his widely extended patronage from home at Yates Center. He is a highly qualified professional man and of equally high standing in social and civic affairs in Yates Center. Dr. Lee was born at Markham in Morgan County, Illinois, December 4, 1867. His paternal grandfather, George Lee, was born in 1814 in Yorkshire, England, and on coming to America settled near Jacksonville, Illinois, and took up farming. He died at Garrinville, Illinois, in 1879. The maiden name of his wife was Miss Audis. Doctor Lee’s parents were born and reared and spent all their lives on a farm at Markham, Illinois. His father, Thomas Lee, was born in 1838 and died in 1908, and his mother, Martha Hall, was born in 1837 and died in 1904. Thomas Lee was a farmer, a republican in politics, and very active in the Methodist Protestant Church of his community, serving as trustee for a number of years. He and his wife had the following children: Mary, wife of Thomas Eades, a hay dealer at Toronto, Kansas; Sarah and Ida, both of whom died in infancy; Minnie, who died at Markham, Illinois, and married Samuel...

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Lee, Leon – Obituary

Leon Lee died April 27, 2007, in Spokane, Wash. He was 48. Leon Lee was born on July 20, 1958 in Middleton, Mich. to Edward and Carol Geck. He was greatly loved by his family, extended family and countless friends. Mr. Lee was always willing to lend a hand where needed and will be greatly missed. He is survived by his wife Laura Lee; son Cody Lee; parents Edward and Carol Geck; brother Brian Geck; sisters Tami DeMattia and Tari Amy; and various nieces and nephews. Memorial services were held on Saturday May 5 at 11 a.m. at First Baptist Church in Enterprise. Wallowa County Chieftain – May 10, 2007 Contributed by Dixie...

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Lee, Mary Loney – Obituary

Mrs. Mary Lee, sister of Sam Loney, 10 West Oak Street, died Wednesday [April 1, 1931] at a local hospital following a brief illness. Mrs. Lee who was 67, was born September 3, 1864 near the city of Ontario, Canada, came to Walla Walla county in 1882 when she was only 18 years of age. The following year, in 1883, she married Henry Lee, who died October 16, 1917. Mr. and Mrs. Lee were the parents of ten children, eight of whom are still living. She is survived by her sons, Robert E. Lee of Dayton; Roy T. Lee of Walla Walla; Loney Lee of Walla Walla; Henry Lee of Hooper, Washington, and Ted R. Lee of this city; her daughters, Mrs. J. E. Wilkinson of Okanogan, Washington, Mrs. C. B. Penner of Starbuck, and Mrs. Margaret Lee Kelley of Portland, Oregon; as well as three brothers and four sisters all of Walla Walla. She also leaves twelve grandchildren. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Mamie Emelia Schulke – Obituary

Mamie Emelia Lee, 83, a two-year resident of the Elzora Manor Nursing Home, died there Sept. 19, 1987. The graveside service will be 10:30 a.m. Tuesday at Mountain View Cemetery. The Rev. David Stunkel will officiate. Friends may meet at Groseclose Garden Chapel prior to leaving for the cemetery. Mrs. Lee was born March 6, 1904 in Bemidji, Minn., to Edward and Helen (nee) Kutzner Schulke. She had lived in the Walla Walla Valley since 1937 and in Pendleton from 1939 until two years ago, when she moved to the nursing home. Her husband, John Henry Lee, died in 1973. She had been a homemaker. [Both John and Mamie died in Umatilla County, Oregon.] Survivors include three daughters, Betty Jo [John C.] Smith of Walla Walla, Wilma [Carl E.] Kelley of Veneta, Ore., and Donna M. [Richard] Michael of Portland; two sons, Leo Whitman and William Whitman, both of Pendleton; two sisters, Helen Kingsley and Margaret Gradwohl, both of Walla Walla; three brothers, Ed Schulke of Walla Walla; John Schulke of Bend, Ore., and Henry Schulke of Seattle; six grandchildren; and two great grandchildren. Walla Walla Union Bulletin, September 21, 1987 Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Tabitha Mrs.- Obituary

North Powder, Union County, Oregon Mrs. Tabitha Lee Passes This Life Mrs. Tabitha Lee, aged 76, died at her home in North Powder, Thursday morning at about six o’clock. Mrs. Lee was found in her bed in an unconscious condition at about that time, by Miss Ruth Agustus. She died without a struggle. Heart failure is given as the cause of death. Mrs. Lee was the widow of the late Geo. E. Lee and the mother of Mrs. W.A. Hudelson, Mrs. Walter Jones, Mrs. Howard Sloan, Volney E. and Oey (?) Lee, all of this city. Numerous other relatives survive. Deceased was a native of Indiana, coming with her husband and family from Paoli, in that state 34 years ago and has made her home at North Powder since that time. Funeral services have not been completed but the service is to be held at the local Methodist church Friday or Saturday. Burial will be in the city cemetery. Oregon Trail Weekly North Powder News Saturday, September 10,...

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R. E. Lee

Seaman 2nd Class, U. S. Navy; of Union County; son of W. S. and Ella Lee Entered service June 14, 1918, at Monroe, N.C. Sent to Naval Base, Hampton Roads, Va. Promoted to rank of Seaman 2nd Class when enlisted. Mustered out at Camp Hampton Roads, Va., Dec. 1,...

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Lee, Michelle Joeline – Obituary

Union, Oregon Michelle Joeline Lee, 36, of Ontario and formerly of Union died Sept. 4 in her sleep. Haren-Wood Funeral Home is in charge of arrangements. A memorial gathering is being planned. Survivors include her husband, Troy Duane Lee and three children, Michael Duane Lee, Natasha Lee and Dustin Duane Lee, all of Ontario; two sisters, Penny Weaver and Pam Weaver; a brother, Danny Day; her mother and step-father, Minnie and Chuck Shuman of Hillsboro; and her father-in-law, Gordon Lee of Union. The Observer Online, Obituaries for the week ending Sept. 9, 2006, Published: September 7,...

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Eston Robert Lee

Seaman, 3rd Div.; of Johnston County; son of E. L. and Mrs. Mary Lee. Entered service June 3, 1917, at Raleigh, N.C. Sent to St. Helena Station. Sailed for Brest, France. Made five trips across on U. S. S. South Carolina. Mustered out Navy Yard, Norfolk, Va., Oct. 30,...

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Lee, William – Obituary

At his residence on Birch Creek, Nov. 20th [1884], William Lee. Funeral at the house today at 11 a.m. William was born April 26, 1839 in Bartholomew Co., IN. He married Amy Lee on February 21, 1858 in Mahaska Co., Fremont, IA. Amy was only 15 and William was 19 years old when they married. In 1862 they came west to Oregon. Amy and William moved to Pendleton in 1869. Lee’s Crossing was named after William Lee. It is rather shocking that only a one line obituary was written. He and his mother and father-in-law, Mary and J. J. Lee, were well-known Pendleton residents of 15 years at the time of his death. William owned 160 acres of farming land. He also had quite a few cattle and horses according to the 1883 census. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Letha L. – Obituary

Letha L., the infant daughter of L. H. Lee and wife, of 811 Railroad Street, died early this morning [January 15, 1903] of scarlet fever, aged 2 years, 8 months and 17 days. The funeral will be held at the grave in Olney Cemetery, conducted by Rev. Rigby. The body will be taken from the house at 2:30, the funeral being held immediately upon reaching the cemetery. The Lee home is still under quarantine, the 8-year-old son being afflicted with the same disease. Letha was the daughter of Leonidas Lee and Effie Franklin. Her brother William survived the illness. Contributed by: Shelli...

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Lee, Mary Ormsby – Obituary

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...

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