Ada Lee

Female 1864 - 1940  (75 years)


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  • Name Ada Lee  [1, 2
    Born 17 Nov 1864  Sacramento, California Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Female 
    Also Known As Eda 
    Alternate Name Ada /LEE/ 
    Birth 17 Nov 1864  Sacramento, Sacramento Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Buried Sep 1940  Parkview Cemetery, Manteca, San Joaquin Co., CA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Death 12 Sep 1940  Stockton, San Joaquin Co., CA. Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Occupation Homemaker 
    Died 12 Sep 1940  Stockton, California Find all individuals with events at this location  [5, 6
    Person ID I571  Bishir Family
    Last Modified 10 Apr 2011 

    Father George Washington Lee,   b. 11 Nov 1810, Patrick Co., Virginia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 6 Jan 1888, Colusa, California? Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Mother Amanda Lee,   b. Abt 1820, Missouri Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Abt 1870, California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 50 years) 
    Married 17 Aug 1836  Saline, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [7, 8
    Family ID F316  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 John Franklin Myers,   b. 1 Mar 1862, Silveyville, Solano Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1924, Butte Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 21 Mar 1881  Butte Co., California Find all individuals with events at this location  [9
    Divorced unknown Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Alternate Marriage Date 21 Mar 1881  Butte Co, CA Find all individuals with events at this location  [10
    Notes 
    • Obtained license on 17 Mar 1881 in Butte Co., CA. Married at the home of John's sister, Annie Spurgeon.
    Children 
    +1. Elbert Lee Myers,   b. 17 Dec 1881,   d. 25 Oct 1961, Paradise, Butte Co, CA. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +2. Anna Leata Myers,   b. 15 Mar 1884, San Maria, Santa Barbara Co., CA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jul 1963, Chico, Butte Co. Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
    +3. Lottie May “Dixie” Myers,   b. Sep 1888, Paradise, Butte Co., CA. Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Aug 1985, San Joaquin Co., CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 96 years)
     4. James Edmond Myers,   b. 13 Oct 1899,   d. 7 Feb 1973, Shasta Co., CA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years)
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F322  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Harry P. Markle 
    Married Abt 1920 
    Last Modified 19 Aug 2019 
    Family ID F323  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • RESEARCH:
      (Jennie Wright’s notes)
      BORN
      born Nov 1863 per 1900 Federal Census, Butte Co., CA. Born 17 Nov 1864 per ELW notes; Born 16 Nov 1865 per CA state death certificate; both in the poss of Jennie Wright, Vacaville, CA. (1863 is probably the correct date.)

      Born in the Golden Hotel in Sacramento per Aunt "F." (needs validation)
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      MISCELLANEOUS

      The following notes from Aunt Fern Myers(6/95)
      Ada Lee's father was Walt Lee or Wall Lee. Mother was Sarah Lee (her maiden name was also Lee). 14 children of the Lee family. 7 lived. Name of some of the children: John, Bill, Jimmy, Joseph. Sarah died when Ada was 6 years old.
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      SOUNDEX
      1880 CA did not findAda Lee ( 7/31/98 State Library)
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      CENSUS
      1880 Federal Census
      Butte Co.-not found
      Sutter Co-not found
      Colusa Co-not found
      Yolo Co-not found
      Monterey Co-not found
      Santa Barbara-not found 7/31/98
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      1900 Fed Census, Chico, Butte Co., CA, Supv Dist. no. 4, Enum Dist. no. 13; census taken on 7 Jun 1900
      Dwelling no. 185; Family no. 187
      Myers, Ada H W F born Nov 1863 age 36; married 19 years; had 4 children; 4 children living; born CA, Father born VA; mothe born MO; homed owned; mortgaged, house
      Myers, Elbert; son;


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      OBITUARY/DEATH
      Ada Lee Myers Markle died Sept 12, 1940 per death certificate in poss of Jennie Wright

      "Stockton Daily Record" September 13, 1940

      Markle: In Stockton, September 12, 1940, Ada Markle, wife of Harry P. Markle: mother of Elbert an Edmund Myers of Paradise, Calif.; Anna L. Clark of Chico, Calif.; Dixie Caldwell of Stockton; sister of Ella Conner of Colusa, Calif.; a native of Sacramento, California., aged 74 years, 9 months, 26 days.
      Friends are invited to attend funeral services Saturday, Sept. 14, 1940, at 2 p.m., in the chapel of the Martin Funeral Home, 445 North American Street, Stockton. Committal at Park View Cemetery.
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      "Stockton Daily Record" September 17, 1940

      Rites Held Saturday for Ada Markle
      Funeral services for Mrs. Ada Markle, 74, of Oak Ridge Road were conducted by the Rev. F. Carl Truex Saturday afternoon in the Martin Funeral Home. Ill three weeks, Mrs. Markle died Thursday in a local hospital.
      Pallbearers were R. V. Smith, E. C. Simmons, Milo Brown, David McRae, Dan Thornton, and E. M. Craft. Organ selections were played by Eleanor Turney.
      Surviving Mrs. Markle are her husband, Harry P. Markle; four sons and daughters, Elbert and Edmund Myers of Paradise, Anna Clark of Chico and Dixie Caldwell of Stockton, and a sister, Ella Conner of Sacramento. Interment was in Park View Cemetery.
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      Death Certificate: Length of stay in hospital 2 mo. 3 dy. Husband Harry Markle was 64. Ten years younger than Ada. 18 yrs in community; 19 in State. ( Ada must have gone out of state for a while or incorrect info on Death Cert.)

      Tombstone:
      Burial at Parkview Cemetery in Manteca, CA. Small marker reads "Ada Lee Markle, 1865 - 1940" Picture of marker in poss of Jennie Wright.
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  • Sources 
    1. [S619] 1930 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2002).

    2. [S482] 1870 United States Federal Census, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2003).

    3. [S909] .

    4. [S10] Death Certificate CA # 122666 for Ada Lee in poss of Jennie Wright.

    5. [S14] Death Certificate CA # 122666 for Ada Lee in poss of Jennie Wright.

    6. [S868] California Death Index, 1940-1997, Ancestry.com, (Provo, UT, USA: The Generations Network, Inc., 2000).

    7. [S396] "Missouri Marriages Before 1840", Susan Ormesher.

    8. [S789] Marriage record for George Washington Lee and Amanda Lee, Saline, MO.

    9. [S739] Marriage Certificate for John F. Myers & Ada Lee; cert copy in poss of Jennie Wright.

    10. [S727] Marriage Certificate for John F. Myers & Ada Lee; cert copy in poss of Jennie Wright.