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The Jee Family

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Re: The Jee Family

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Classification: Biography
Surnames: Jee
Hi John Turner's Books on the Victorian Arena-The PerformersVol1., Lists several members of the Jee FAmily including Jee, Joseph an equestrian clown and musical momus. Born 1881. Appeared at Cook's circus in a riding act and at Henglers circus 1858-9. Joe and Bill Jee became well known musical clowns Married a Miss Burnell. In 1867was with Henglers as an equestrian acrobat, with Mr W Jee a musical grotesque. Father of the "Musical Jees". Wife died 24th Aug 1887 He died Oct 1890 aged 49.
Also listed are Amelia Jee, Belvina Jee, James Henry Jee, Marie Jee and William Jee
Vol2 Lists several others. If you are serious about delving into this side of your family these two volumes are worth geting and you will discover connection to Nervo and Knox in the Crazy Gang as well as other famous performers.
Good Luck Gordon
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