I just had a chance to get to the courthouse, and this information might help:
Sept. 4, 1897 John Lee (s/o Mathias Lee and Kari Johnson, born Faaberg, Norway) to Gunhild Thareson (d/o ?? Tharson and Ragna Olson born in Lagaske?, Norway) in the Lutheran Church
August 21, 1909 John Lee, widow age 41 (s/o Mathias Lee and Carrie Johanson) to Hilda Nelson, single age 24 (d/o Nels Olson and Sophia Halverson)
June 22, 1898 unnamed son of John Lee, Jr, a millwright born in Norway and Gunhilda Thoreson, born Norway--Stillborn
June 24, 1899 Melvin Theodore Lee, son of John Lee, Jr. and Gunhild Thoreson (Agnes Hanson, midwife)
Dec. 12, 1900 unnamed daughter of John Lee, Jr. and Gunhild Thareson (Agnes Hanson, midwife)
Son of John Lee, Jr. on June 22, 1898--stillborn
Mrs. John Lee, age 31, born Aug. 15, 1870 in Norway (No first name on the record, and no parents are named on the record). Died March 29, 1901 at her residence in Hayward after suffering from tuberculosis for 1 year.
*Note, no other Lees are mentioned in the death records of this time period
Baby Lee, an unnamed female, died April 25, 1900. Daughter of John Lee, Jr., who is single, born in Norway. Cause of death is "sick since birth"
Ellnore Lee, died Aug. 21, 1911 of tubercular meningitis, daugther of John and Hulda Lee.