Rose Lee

4 January 1892–24 March 1982 (Age 90)
Iowa, United States

The Life of Rose

When Rose Lee was born on 4 January 1892, in Iowa, United States, her father, Nils Rasmussen Ekangerlie, was 26 and her mother, Danielle Axeline Andersdatter Kjeseth, was 25. She had at least 3 daughters with Harry Tondevold. She lived in Orchard, Ada, Idaho, United States in 1920 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1930. She died on 24 March 1982, in Chelan, Chelan, Washington, United States, at the age of 90.

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Harry Tondevold
Rose Lee
Harriett Green
Vivian Rose Tondevold
Betty Mudgett

Spouse and Children

    Harry Tondevold





    Harriett Green



    Betty Mudgett


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1893: Ada, Idaho, United States
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 24

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).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Rose L Tandevold in household of Harry H Tandevold, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Rose Tondevold, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rose Tondevold in entry for Vivian Rose Moss, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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