Elmo Delwin Lee

Brief Life History of Elmo Delwin

When Elmo Delwin Lee was born on 4 May 1954, in Saint Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States, his father, Delwin Elmo Lee, was 24 and his mother, Lydia May Wilhelm, was 17. He died on 26 July 1955, in his hometown, at the age of 1, and was buried in Saint Johns, Apache, Arizona, United States.

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Family Time Line

Delwin Elmo Lee
1930–1994
Lydia May Wilhelm
1936–2007
Elmo Delwin Lee
1954–1955
Rebecca Lee
1965–2022

Sources (5)

  • Elmo Delwin Lee in household of Delwin Elmo Lee, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Elmo Delwin Lee, "Idaho Death Certificates, 1938-1961"
  • Elmo Delwin Lee in entry for Mr Delwin Elmo Lee, "Idaho, Southern Counties Obituaries, 1943-2013"

World Events (2)

1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

1955 · To War in Vietnam

The Vietnam War was another civil war brought about from the Cold War. It was fought between the North Vietnamese, who were supported by the Soviet Union, China, and other communist allies, and the South Vietnamese, who were supported by the United States, South Korea, the Philippines, Australia, Thailand and other anti-communist allies. The war caused two more civil wars in Laos and Cambodia and resulted in all three countries becoming communist states.

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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A short memory of a special spirit that touched my life-KJ4J-FNK

Little Elmo was the son of Lavard's cousin. Delwin, and a good friend, Lydia. Little Elmo was the same age as our first born, Benny Wilkins. It broke my heart to feel the grief of his parents and to …

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