Melger Lee

1897–1960 (Age 63)
Oconee, South Carolina, United States

The Life of Melger

When Melger Lee was born on 3 February 1897, in Oconee, South Carolina, United States, his father, Allison Lee, was 34 and his mother, Delia Laura Cob, was 25. He lived in Pulaski Township, Oconee, South Carolina, United States in 1900. He died on 18 August 1960, in Greenville, Greenville, South Carolina, United States, at the age of 63, and was buried in Westminster, Oconee, South Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allison Lee
1863–1924
Delia Laura Cob
1872–1958
Lula Belle Lee
1892–1953
Major Lee
1895–1975
Melger Lee
1897–1960
Ida Toccoa Lee
1898–1974
George Dewey Lee
1901–1948
Sameul Danny Lee
1904–1970
John Dee Lee
1906–1915
Bessie Ollie Lee
1913–1977
James Reynolds Lee
1913–1992
Essie Lee
1914–2004
Anna May Lee
1914–1987
Melvin Lee
1917–

Parents & Siblings

  • Allison Lee

    Male1863–1924Male

  • Female1872–1958Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 1

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 3

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 19

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.

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).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (2)

  • Melzor Lee in household of Allison Lee, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Melger Lee, "South Carolina Deaths, 1915-1965"

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