Tom McCabes Genealogy 2022

Mayme Connolly Lee

Mary Alline “Mayme” CONNOLLY1892

Mary Alline “Mayme” CONNOLLY
Given names
Mary Alline
Married name
Mayme LEE
Married name
Mary Alline LEE
Birth June 1892 24 25

Birth of a son
Charles LEE

Birth of a brotherJohnie CONNOLLY
December 20, 1893 (Age 18 months)

Death of a brotherJohnie CONNOLLY
July 27, 1895 (Age 3 years)

Birth of a brotherFrankie CONNOLLY
September 22, 1895 (Age 3 years)

Death of a brotherFrankie CONNOLLY
August 24, 1896 (Age 4 years)

Birth of a sisterMargaret Laura “Laura” CONNOLLY
April 1897 (Age 4 years)

Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Rebecca McCABE
November 15, 1897 (Age 5 years)
Cause: Typhoid fever
Death of a maternal grandmotherMary Rebecca McCABE
November 15, 1897 (Age 5 years)
Burial of a maternal grandmotherMary Rebecca McCABE
November 15, 1897 (Age 5 years)
Cemetery: Bellevue Cemetery, Larimore
Birth of a brotherGeorge E. CONNOLLY
April 1899 (Age 6 years)

Birth of a sisterRose CONNOLLY
January 14, 1901 (Age 8 years)
Birth of a brotherMartin CONNOLLY Jr
March 1902 (Age 9 years)
Death of a fatherMartin CONNOLLY
July 29, 1902 (Age 10 years)

Death of a fatherMartin CONNOLLY
July 29, 1902 (Age 10 years)
Cause: Farm Accident
Note: Death date on tombstone.
Death of a brotherMartin CONNOLLY Jr
July 11, 1904 (Age 12 years)
Death of a maternal grandfatherMichael McCABE
May 29, 1913 (Age 20 years)
Note: Death Announcement(May 30, 1913):

Birth of a daughter
Margaret Lenore LEE
February 27, 1914 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
Norma LEE
November 11, 1917 (Age 25 years)
Death of a motherMargaret Jane McCABE
July 13, 1953 (Age 61 years)
Note: Maggie was buried with her husband and young children in Larimore cemetery.
Death of a daughterNorma LEE
June 1986 (Age 94 years)

Death of a sisterMargaret Laura “Laura” CONNOLLY
May 1989 (Age 96 years)
Burial of a sisterMargaret Laura “Laura” CONNOLLY
May 2, 1989 (Age 96 years)
Cemetery: Holyrood Catholic Cemetery
Death of a daughterMargaret Lenore LEE
March 24, 1991 (Age 98 years)

Death of a sisterRose CONNOLLY
November 23, 2008 (Age 116 years)
Note: Social Security Death Index about Rose Belland
Note: Seattle Times and the Seattle Post-Intelligencer November 26, 2008
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younger brother
21 months
younger brother
-3 years
5 years
younger sister
4 years
younger sister
-21 months
younger brother
3 years
younger brother
Birth: March 1902 33 35Grand Forks Co, North Dakota
Death: July 11, 1904Arvilla, Grand Fork Co., ND
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-4 years


Census of 1910 in Arvilla, ND. Living with mother and grandfather Michael McCabe


Lee Quarnstrom wrote about his grandparents:

I do know that my mom and her parents, Ellis and Mayme Lee, came to Seattle in a Model T Ford from Montana, often having to use reverse gear to make it up steep hills on the "highway" west. I don't know whether Virginia, or even Norma, was born yet.

In Montana Ellis was a barber, which he continued to be in Seattle, as well as a drummer in a jazz band, the operator of a pool hall and a player on a semi-pro baseball team. Mayme was, for a while, a post mistress in some small town in the same building where Ellis had his barber shop-pool hall. Mayme also taught at a one-room schoolhouse and my mother recalled riding to school as a very young child on horseback with Mayme and watching as her mother started a fire in the iron stove to heat the place and then sweep it out before the students arrived.

For a while Mayme and my mother and perhaps Norma and maybe Virginia lived in a dugout with a sod roof on a plot they homesteaded. Mayme guarded the place with what she told me was her trusty five-shot Colt's revolver.

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