Ernest Lorentz See

1896–1985 (Age 88)
French Creek, French Creek, Upshur, Virginia, United States

The Life of Ernest Lorentz

When Ernest Lorentz See was born on 8 June 1896, in French Creek, French Creek, Upshur, Virginia, United States, his father, Clarence Lee See, was 21 and his mother, Myrtle Alverda Young, was 20. He married Ludah Daisy Hardman in 1921, in Lewis, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Meade Magisterial District, Upshur, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years. He died on 26 February 1985, in Buckhannon, Upshur, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in French Creek, French Creek, Upshur, Virginia, United States.

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Ernest Lorentz See
Ludah Daisy Hardman
Marriage: 1921
Ernest Hardman See

Spouse and Children

Lewis, West Virginia, United States


    Ernest Hardman See


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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched

Age 3

On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

English and German: topographic name for someone who lived by the sea-shore or beside a lake, from Middle English see ‘sea’, ‘lake’ (Old English sǣ), Middle High German . Alternatively, the English name may denote someone who lived by a watercourse, from an Old English sēoh ‘watercourse’, ‘drain’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Lawrence See in household of Clarence L See, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lorentz See in household of Clarence L See, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ernest L See, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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