William Orme Lee

28 November 1862–26 January 1911 (Age 48)
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of William Orme

When William Orme Lee was born on 28 November 1862, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Alfred Gilham Lee, was 57 and his mother, Rebecca Orme, was 24. He married Louisa Calder on 17 November 1886, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. He died on 26 January 1911, in Cardston, Alberta, Canada, at the age of 48, and was buried in Cardston, Alberta, Canada.

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William Orme Lee
Louisa Calder
Marriage: 17 November 1886
Louisa Calder Lee
Harry Calder Lee
Maggie Calder Lee
William Orme Lee
Erma Calder Lee
Rebecca Calder Lee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    17 November 1886Logan, Cache, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    Age 7
    1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
    Age 14
    The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.

    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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    James Alma Lee written by his daughter, Amy Lee Cooper, June 7, 1955

    James Alma Lee February 5, 1867-September 23, 1950 Personal life story of James Alma Lee, as told to his daughter, Amy Lee Cooper during the winter of 1949, when he was 83 years old. James Alma Lee …

    Sources (41)

    • William Lee in household of Alfred Lee, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Willam O Lee, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Wm O Lee in entry for Orme W Lee, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1911-1937"

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