Amelia Port

1867–1934 (Age 66)
City of London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Amelia

When Amelia Port was born on 15 November 1867, in City of London, Middlesex, England, United Kingdom, her father, William Port, was 27 and her mother, Susan Rolph, was 28. She married Clark Lightfoot Lee on 8 November 1890, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah Territory, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Little Wood River, Blaine, Idaho, United States in 1900 and Oakley, Cassia, Idaho, United States for about 10 years. She died on 11 February 1934, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 66.

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Family Time Line

Amelia Port
1867–1934
Clark Lightfoot Lee
1870–1943
Marriage: 8 November 1890
Mildred Frances Lee
1891–1967
Edna Ruth Lee
1894–1966
Clyde Ralph Lee
1896–1955
Eli William Lee
1898–1960
Clifford Port Lee
1902–1979
Pharis W. Lee
1904–1981
Maud Vernice Lee
1908–1992

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
8 November 1890
Tooele, Tooele, Utah Territory, United States
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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 15

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
1886

Age 19

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English port ‘gateway’, ‘entrance’ (Old French porte, from Latin porta), hence a topographic name for someone who lived near the gates of a fortified town or city, typically, the man in charge of them. Compare Porter 1.2 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a harbor or in a market town, from the homonymous Middle English port (Old English port ‘harbor’, ‘market town’, from Latin portus ‘harbor’, ‘haven’, reinforced in Middle English by Old French port, from the same source).3 German: topographic name for someone who lived near a (city) gate, from Middle Low German porte (modern German Pforte) (see sense 1).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Amelia Lee in household of George F Higgins, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Millie Lee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Amelia Lee in household of Clark Lee, "United States Census, 1920"

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