Biography of Orrin Gee
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Orrin Gee was born in 1817 in Canada. His father, Christopher Gee, was born in Vermont; his mother, Mary Gee, was a native of New Hampshire. They were of English and Scotch ancestry and lived and died in Canada. Mr. Gee was married in 1840 to Priscilla Simpson, born in Canada in 1820. He left the dominion in 1853 and settled on 90 acres of land on sec. 31. He was a carpenter and builder by trade and worked at the business to a considerable extent in this county some years ago. He is a Republican and has held different positions of responsibility in school matters; himself and wife are members of the Baptist Church. They have had five children: William F., Walter S., Charles E., Byron (deceased) and George. P. O., Grand Rapids.

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