John James Lee

27 April 1901–1983 (Age 81)
Selston, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of John James

When John James Lee was born on 27 April 1901, in Selston, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, his father, Samuel James Littlewood Lee, was 41 and his mother, Jane Elizabeth Hall, was 41. He married Gladys Dennison in 1920, in Basford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom. He died in 1983, in Basford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

John James Lee
1901–1983
Gladys Dennison
1902–1994
Marriage: 1920

Spouse and Children

    Male1901–1983Male

    Gladys Dennison

    Female1902–1994Female

MARRIAGE
1920
Basford, Nottinghamshire, England, United Kingdom

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

    Sarah Elizabeth Lee

    Female1888–Female

    Minnie Louisa Lee

    Female1889–1968Female

    Hilda Marguerite Lee

    Female1890–1937Female

    Samuel Edward Lee

    Male1892–1915Male

    Male1893–Male

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 3

The Entente Cordiale was signed between Britain and France on April 8, 1904, to reconcile imperial interests and pave the way for future diplomatic cooperation. This ended hundreds of years of conflict between the two states.
1908

Age 7

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1924

Age 23

First UK government led by the Labor party under Prime Minister Ramsay MacDonald.

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)

  • John James Lee in household of Samuel James Lee, "England and Wales Census, 1911"
  • John J Lee, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"
  • Lee, "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005"

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