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Mrs. Chin Lee Howard, Whitefish MT, annulled marriage 1917

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Mrs. Chin Lee Howard, Whitefish MT, annulled marriage 1917

Posted: 1442547918000
Classification: Query
Edited: 1442867643000
Surnames: Howard, Lee

I am trying trace the family history of a Chinese man name Charles Howard. He changed his Chinese name to Charles Howard at an unknown time and place. His Chinese family name is known to be Lee and he lived in North Dakota in the 1920s, and possible in Brooklyn NY at other times. His family is trying to find his true name and origins.

I found an paragraph in the Ronan Pioneer, April 20, 1917, that stated in Whitefish, "Mrs. Chin Lee Howard, a white woman, has commenced action to have her marriage with her Chinese husband annulled."

I am trying to find out if Chin Lee Howard and Charles Howard is the same person. This will give me a big clue on part of his Chinese name (Chin Lee) and his history.

I have another Ancestry thread that has pictures, documents, signatures, and other information about Charles Howard at:


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