Amy Lou Lee

24 June 1891–26 May 1963 (Age 71)
Corley, Shelby, Iowa, United States

The Life of Amy Lou

When Amy Lou Lee was born on 24 June 1891, in Corley, Shelby, Iowa, United States, her father, Samuel Henry Lee, was 28 and her mother, Mary Birchell, was 30. She married Oscar William Rold on 23 January 1913, in Harlan, Shelby, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Shelby, Shelby, Iowa, United States in 1925. She died on 26 May 1963, in Fairview Township, Shelby, Iowa, United States, at the age of 71, and was buried in Shelby, Iowa, United States.

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Oscar William Rold
Amy Lou Lee
Marriage: 23 January 1913
Elvin Douglas Rold
Mildred Rold
Leonard Lee Rold
Leota B Swensen

Spouse and Children

23 January 1913
Harlan, Shelby, Iowa, United States


    Elvin Douglas Rold


    Leonard Lee Rold


    Leota B Swensen


    Mildred Rold


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 5

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 7

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 19

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English: topographic name for someone who lived near a meadow or a patch of arable land, Middle English lee, lea, from Old English lēa, dative case (used after a preposition) of lēah, which originally meant ‘wood’ or ‘glade’.2 English: habitational name from any of the many places named with Old English lēah ‘wood’, ‘glade’, as for example Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.3 Irish: reduced Americanized form of Ó Laoidhigh ‘descendant of Laoidheach’, a personal name derived from laoidh ‘poem’, ‘song’ (originally a byname for a poet).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Louie R Lee in household of Samuel H Lee, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Louisa Rold in household of Oscar W Rold, "Iowa State Census, 1925"
  • Louise A Rold in household of Oscar W Rold, "United States Census, 1930"

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