Florence Viola Lee

Brief Life History of Florence Viola

When Florence Viola Lee was born on 23 October 1900, in Portis, Osborne, Kansas, United States, her father, Joseph Sheridan Lee, was 30 and her mother, Ida Clementine Garrett, was 22. She married Eugene G Shepherd in 1946. She lived in Osborne, Osborne, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Bethany Township, Osborne, Kansas, United States in 1920. She died on 7 December 1985, in Portis, Osborne, Kansas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Harlan, Smith, Kansas, United States.

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Eugene G Shepherd
Florence Viola Lee
Marriage: 1946

Sources (6)

  • Florence Lee in household of Joe S Lee, "Kansas State Census, 1925"
  • Florence Shepherd, "United States Social Security Death Index"
  • Florence Lee in household of Joseph S Lee, "United States Census, 1920"

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World Events (8)

1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.

1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack

Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

Name Meaning

Some characteristic forenames: Chinese Young, Sang, Jae, Jong, Jung, Sung, Yong, Kyung, Seung, Dong, Kwang, Myung.

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’.

English: habitational name from any of the many places in England named with Old English lēah ‘wood, glade’, including Lee in Buckinghamshire, Essex, Hampshire, Kent, and Shropshire, and Lea in Cheshire, Derbyshire, Herefordshire, Lancashire, Lincolnshire, and Wiltshire.

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

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