James A. Lee (1805 - 1881)

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Birthplace: Martinsburg, Berkeley, WV, USA
Death: Died in Gaston, Washington, Oregon, USA
Managed by: Vicki Lee (Curtis) Fotheringham
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About James A. Lee

JAMES A. LEE was one of the earliest settlers of the river's canyon in Cherry Grove OR. He was James A. Lee. Born in Martinsburg, West Virginia, on December 13, 1805, he migrated overland to Oregon in 1852. He married in Ohio to Myrtilda Powell (1807-1854) in 1828. The Lee's were the parents of twelve children. James A. Lee died March 28, 188l.


As early as 1855-56 James A. Lee was operating a sawmill at Lee Falls on the Tualatin River. In 1856 a road was laid out from Alanson Hinman's donation land claim to James A. Lee's Mill. Lee Road ran from Patton Valley to Scoggins Valley. Lee Fall's and the Road were both named for this family.

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James A. Lee's Timeline

1805
December 13, 1805
Martinsburg, Berkeley, WV, USA
1828
June 15, 1828
Age 22
Champaign, Ohio, USA
December 12, 1828
Age 22
Mad River Township, Champaign, Ohio, USA
1830
August 4, 1830
Age 24
Mad River Township, Champaign, Ohio, USA
1831
April 22, 1831
Age 25
Mad River Township, Champaign, Ohio, USA
1833
January 24, 1833
Age 27
Mad River Township, Champaign, Ohio, USA
1836
November 24, 1836
Age 30
Mad River Township, Champaign, Ohio, USA
1838
August 28, 1838
Age 32
Mad River Township, Champaign, Ohio, USA
1840
April 18, 1840
Age 34
Mad River township, Champaign, Ohio, USA
1842
February 16, 1842
Age 36
Tazewell, Iowa, USA