Lily Lee

1889–
Greens Norton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom

The Life of Lily

When Lily Lee was born in 1889, in Greens Norton, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom, her father, John Lee, was 41 and her mother, Elizabeth Bodaly, was 28. She lived in Preston Capes, Northamptonshire, England, United Kingdom in 1891.

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Family Time Line

John Lee
1848–1908
Elizabeth Bodaly
1861–1911
Elizabeth S Lee
1887–
Lily Lee
1889–
Elizabeth Annie Lee
1890–
Sarah Elizabeth Lee
1895–
John William Lee
1898–

Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1904 · The Entente Cordiale

Age 15

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.
1908

Age 19

London, United Kingdom hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1921 · British Unemployment Reaches Post-War High

Age 32

British unemployment reached a post-war high in July 1921 of 2.5 million people.

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)

  • Lily Lee in household of John Lee, "England and Wales Census, 1891"
  • Lily Lee, "England and Wales Census, 1901"
  • Lily Lee, "England Births and Christenings, 1538-1975"

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