James Oscar Sallee

1824–1859 (Age 35)
Spencer, Indiana, United States

The Life of James Oscar

James Oscar Sallee was born in 1824, in Spencer, Indiana, United States. He married Martha Gilbert in 1840, in Macon, Macon, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He lived in Livingston, Missouri, United States in 1850. He died in 1859, in Linn, Missouri, United States, at the age of 35, and was buried in Linn, Missouri, United States.

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James Oscar Sallee
Martha Gilbert
Marriage: 1840
Alfred Sallee
William Oscar Sallee
Elenor Sallee
Elizabeth Isabella Sallee

Spouse and Children

Macon, Macon, Missouri, United States


    Alfred Sallee


    William Oscar Sallee


    Elenor Sallee



World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 1

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.
1825 · State Capital Moves to Indianapolis

Age 1

The state capital was moved from Corydon to Indianapolis on January 10, 1825.
1834 · Zion's Camp

Age 10

Joseph Smith, Jr. and a group of 200 volunteers departed Kirkland, Ohio, to aid scattered Latter-day Saints. The group known as Zion's Camp arrived to the Fishing River on June 19. A mob had gathered to attack and disjoin the group. A storm swept through the area and the river rose over 30 feet, which caused the mob to scatter.

Name Meaning

Variant of French Sallé(e)( see Salle ) 2.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (2)

  • James Salln, "United States Census, 1850"
  • James Sallee, "Find A Grave Index"

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