Rose Avo Lee

Brief Life History of Rose Avo

When Rose Avo Lee was born in 1878, in Wayne, Illinois, United States, her father, Reuben Cashioner Lee, was 45 and her mother, Martella Mary Greenwood, was 38. She married John David Lemon on 19 July 1896, in Jackson, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Civil District 6, Jackson, Tennessee, United States in 1880 and Barren Township, Jackson, Arkansas, United States in 1910. She died in 1917, in Idaho, United States, at the age of 39, and was buried in Fairview Cemetery, Buford, Baxter, Arkansas, United States.

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John David Lemon
Rose Avo Lee
Marriage: 19 July 1896
Elizabeth Ethel Lemon
Everett Lemons
Liza Lemon
Fred Hershel Lemon
Ruby Belle Lemon
Charley Lemon
Myrtle T Lemon
Joe Lemon
Lovie Lemon
Dovie Lemon

Sources (12)

  • Avo Lemon in household of John D Lemon, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Rosa A. Lee - Published information: birth-name: Rosa A. Lee
  • Rosa Avo Lee, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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Historical Boundaries 1879: Baxter, Arkansas, United States

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.


Idaho is the 43rd state.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Young, Sang, Jae, Jong, Jung, Sung, Yong, Kyung, Seung, Dong, Kwang, Myung.

English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood or glade’.

English: habitational name from any of the many places in England named with Old English lēah ‘wood, glade’, including Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.

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

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