Place:Lee, Oneida, New York, United States

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NameLee
TypeTown
Coordinates43.267°N 75.567°W
Located inOneida, New York, United States
Contained Places
Cemetery
Evergreen Cemetery
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Lee is a town in Oneida County, New York, United States. The population was 6,486 at the 2010 census.

The Town of Lee is northwest of Rome, New York.

History

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The Town of Lee was formed from the Town of Western in 1811.

The population of Lee in 1920 was 1,143.

About 1910, the Rome & Osceola Railroad was organized and the rails laid as far as Lee Center, with grading completed along much of the route, intended to carry timber from Tug Hill to a tie plant on the site of the Rite Aid warehouse on Rt 69 in Rome.

George W. Kingsbury, for whom (with his brother), the county of Kingsbury, South Dakota, is named, was born in Lee on Dec 16, 1837.

West Lee was home to a large canning factory.

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  • Outstanding guide to Lee family history and genealogy resources (FamilySearch Research Wiki). Birth, marriage, and death records, town histories, cemeteries, churches, newspapers, libraries, and genealogical societies.


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