James Alan Lee

14 January 1866–20 March 1958 (Age 92)
Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, United States

The Life of James Alan

When James Alan Lee was born on 14 January 1866, in Oskaloosa, Mahaska, Iowa, United States, his father, Josiah Garet Lee, was 45 and his mother, Mary Elizabeth Moore, was 34. He married Emma Elizabeth Sissel on 21 December 1886, in Butler, Kansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Thayer, Nebraska, United States in 1935 and Belvidere Election Precinct, Thayer, Nebraska, United States in 1940. He died on 20 March 1958, in Alexandria, Thayer, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Alexandria Cemetery, Alexandria, Thayer, Nebraska, United States.

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James Alan Lee
Emma Elizabeth Sissel
Marriage: 21 December 1886
Clara Belle Lee
Ellis Lee
Laura Jane Lee
Florence Kansas Lee
Floyd Lee
Pearl May Lee
Warren Lee
Florence H Lee
Hazel Lee
Lowel Lee
Howard LEE Sr.

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21 December 1886
Butler, Kansas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Nebraska is the 37th state.
1867 · Sorry Mr. President, You can't do that.

Age 1

This Act was to restrict the power of the President removing certain office holders without approval of the Senate. It denies the President the power to remove any executive officer who had been appointed by the president with the advice and consent of the Senate, unless the Senate approved the removal during the next full session of Congress. The Amendment was later repealed.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 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’.2 English: habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.3 Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James A Lee in household of Josiah D Lee, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James A Lee, "United States Census, 1910"
  • James Lee, "United States Census, 1940"

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