Orrin Strong Lee

7 December 1835–29 September 1919 (Age 83)
Comstock, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States

The Life Summary of Orrin Strong

When Orrin Strong Lee was born on 7 December 1835, in Comstock, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States, his father, Ezekiel Lee, was 40 and his mother, Elizabeth Strong, was 40. He married Sally Ann Miles on 30 October 1859, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850 and Willow Creek, Bingham, Idaho, United States in 1900. He registered for military service in 1854. His occupation is listed as political in Utah, United States. He died on 29 September 1919, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Orrin Strong Lee
Sally Ann Miles
Marriage: 30 October 1859
Luella Marie Lee
Orrin Strong Lee Jr
Joseph Warren Lee
Clarissa Jane Lee
Sally Ann Lee
Zella May Lee
Frank Albert Lee
Edith Adelia Lee
Lucy Irene Lee

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 October 1859Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
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    World Events (8)

    1836 · Remember the Alamo
    Age 1
    Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.
    Age 2
    Michigan is the 26th state.
    Age 28
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    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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    Orrin Strong Lee

    Orrin Strong Lee was a lad of about fifteen years when his parents made the long, perilous trip across the plains, being employed during the trip in driving two teams of oxen and several cows. Their d …

    Sources (82)

    • Orrin S. See, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Orrin B Lee in entry for Walter N Howell and Edith Lee Roos, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1937"
    • Oren Strong Lee in entry for Lucy Perrenoud, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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