Melchia "Jane" (Lee) Carter

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Melchia Jane Carter (Lee)

Also Known As: "Jane"
Birthdate: (47)
Birthplace: Mad River Township, Champaign, Ohio, USA
Death: July 21, 1886 (47)
Butterville, Marion, Oregon, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James A. Lee and Myrtilda Lee
Wife of Benjamin Carter
Mother of Ida Jane (Carter) Yergen and Irvin Lee Carter
Sister of Sarah Ann Lee; Elizabeth Ann Lee; Phebe Catherine Lee and Francis Ann Lee
Half sister of Ivy Lee; John Bruff Lee; Samuel Lee; Mary Ann Lee; Eliza Jane Lee and 1 other

Managed by: Vicki Lee (Curtis) Fotheringham
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About Melchia "Jane" (Lee) Carter

As of 1860 and 1861, at least, John Lee, James G. Lee, Eliza Lee, Mary Lee, Jane Lee, as well as Ben. Car-ter, were all residing at the James A. Lee home. In Sept. 1860, Jane mentions that James A. Lee, her father, bartered a one·half interest in his sawmill to Ben Carter. Carter later married Jane Lee. Jane's record book had been presented to her by Ben. Carter, in 1858. Carter had long taken quite an ac tive part in all type of work about the Lee farm, according to the frequent references noted in diary.

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Melchia "Jane" (Lee) Carter's Timeline

August 28, 1838
Mad River Township, Champaign, Ohio, USA
March 20, 1865
Age 26
Washington, Oregon, United States
July 30, 1873
Age 34
Marion, Marion, Oregon, United States
July 21, 1886
Age 47
Butterville, Marion, Oregon, USA
July 22, 1886
Age 47