When John William Lee was born on 8 September 1865, in Christian, Missouri, United States, his father, George Washington H Lee, was 31 and his mother, Catherine Lavinia Hyden, was 23. He lived in Baker, Oregon, United States in 1880 and Fairfield, Spokane, Washington, United States for about 10 years. He died on 9 July 1930, in St. Maries, Benewah, Idaho, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Mount Hope Cemetery, Mount Hope, Spokane, Washington, United States.
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.