William Eugene Leslie

18 January 1929–25 July 1951 (Age 22)
Switzerland, Jasper, South Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of William Eugene

When William Eugene Leslie was born on 18 January 1929, his father, Robert Blassingame Lesley, was 42 and his mother, Addie E Jennings, was 33. He lived in Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1935 and School District 38 Hagood, Pickens, South Carolina, United States in 1940. He died on 25 July 1951, at the age of 22, and was buried in Switzerland, Jasper, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Robert Blassingame Lesley
Addie E Jennings
R B Leslie
Clyde R Leslie
Ruth Adaline Leslie
Loyd Leslie
Rosemond Leslie
Roy B Leslie
Mae Elizabeth Leslie
William Eugene Leslie
Janet Leslie
Overa Lesley
Guy Leslie
Carl Leslie

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World Events (8)

Age 2
The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
Age 3
Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.
1937 · The Neutrality Act
Age 8
The Neutrality Acts were passed in response to the growing conflicts in Europe and Asia during the time leading up to World War II. The primary purpose was so the US wouldn't engage in any more foreign conflicts. Most of the Acts were repealed in 1941 when the Japanese attacked Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from a barony in Aberdeenshire, which is first recorded c. 1180 in the form Lesslyn, of obscure origin. Leslie in Fife is said to be named for this place; in some cases the surname may come from there.English: from the Middle English female personal name Lecelin, a double diminutive of Lece. See Leece and Lesley .History: The Scottish Clan Leslie claims descent from Bartolf, a Hungarian nobleman who came to Scotland in 1068 or 1070 in the retinue of Queen Margaret. She was an English princess who had been born and brought up in Hungary and who went on to marry King Malcolm III of Scotland. Members of the clan have held several titles in the peerage of Scotland, including Earl of Rothes (from 1437).

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

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Sources (4)

  • Eugene Leslie in household of Bob Leslie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • William Eugene Leslie, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"
  • Eugene Leslie in household of Robert Leslie, "United States Census, 1930"

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