Mary Leefe

19 July 1902–2 December 1996 (Age 94)
Spithurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Mary

Mary Leefe was born on 19 July 1902, in Spithurst, Sussex, England, United Kingdom as the daughter of William Leefe and Isabel Funnell. She married Robert Burniston on 1 August 1923, in Paswegin, Saskatchewan, Canada. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 2 December 1996, in Mission, British Columbia, Canada, at the age of 94.

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Family Time Line

Robert Burniston
Mary Leefe
Marriage: 1 August 1923
Myrtle Eileen Burniston

Spouse and Children

1 August 1923
Paswegin, Saskatchewan, Canada


Parents and Siblings

    William Leefe


    Isabel Funnell




World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 2

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.

Age 6

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1928 · Women Grated Right to Vote

Age 26

Women in England over the age of 21 were granted the right to vote on May 7, 1928.

Name Meaning

Irish: reduced form of O’Keefe .

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

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