Gladys Anna Lee

22 August 1913–6 April 1964 (Age 50)
Michigan, United States

The Life of Gladys Anna

When Gladys Anna Lee was born on 22 August 1913, her father, Isaac Lee, was 26 and her mother, Elizabeth Anna Lefler, was 17. She married Roy William Thomas on 12 September 1931. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Marlette, Sanilac, Michigan, United States in 1935 and Custer Township, Sanilac, Michigan, United States in 1940. She died on 6 April 1964, in Michigan, United States, at the age of 50, and was buried in Moshier Cemetery, Hemans, Sanilac, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy William Thomas
1909–1976
Gladys Anna Lee
1913–1964
Marriage: 12 September 1931
LeRoy William Thomas
1934–1949
Ivan A. Thomas
1940–1940

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
12 September 1931
children

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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917

Age 4

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1927

Age 14

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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)

  • Gladys A Lee in household of Isaac Lee Jr., "United States Census, 1930"
  • Gladys Thomas in household of Ray Thomas, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Gladys A Lee in household of Isaac Lee Jr., "United States Census, 1920"

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