Melinda Alice Lee

1860–1943 (Age 83)
Osage, Carroll, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Melinda Alice

Melinda Alice Lee was born on 17 April 1860, in Osage, Carroll, Arkansas, United States. She married Sam A Littrell on 23 October 1886, in Carroll, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in War Eagle Township, Madison, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Cunningham, Adams, Washington, United States in 1910. She died on 29 December 1943, in Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Fayetteville, Washington, Arkansas, United States.

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Melinda Alice Lee
Sam A Littrell
Marriage: 23 October 1886
James Alfred Littrell
Fred Littrell
George Clarence Littrell
Winnie E. Littrell
Cliffie A. Littrell
Samuel Ray Littrell
Leo Fay Littrell

Spouse & Children

23 October 1886
Carroll, Arkansas, United States


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World Events (8)


Age 1

Arkansas supplied an estimated 50,000 men to the Confederate Army andabout 15,000 to the Union Army.

Age 3

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 22

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

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 (3)

  • Alice Littrell in household of Sam A Littrell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice Littrell in household of Samuel A Littrell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Malind A Littrell in household of Samuel A Littrell, "United States Census, 1900"

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