Alice Jane Lee

21 June 1903–21 November 1996 (Age 93)
Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand

The Life of Alice Jane

When Alice Jane Lee was born on 21 June 1903, in Hastings, Hawke's Bay, New Zealand, her father, Wong Kee, was 49 and her mother, Alice Maud Thompson, was 27. She had at least 4 sons with Rasmus George Andersen. She died on 21 November 1996, in her hometown, at the age of 93.

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Rasmus George Andersen
Alice Jane Lee
George Robert (Bob) Andersen
Arnold Neils Andersen
Ashley Clinton Andersen
Phillip Gordon Andersen

Spouse and Children



    George Robert (Bob) Andersen


    Arnold Neils Andersen


    Ashley Clinton Andersen



Parents and Siblings

    Wong Kee


    Alice Maud Thompson




+2 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 4

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 4

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 

Age 36

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

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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