Florence Lee

29 January 1895–12 August 1969 (Age 74)
Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Florence

When Florence Lee was born on 29 January 1895, in Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States, her father, Severin Nielsen Lee, was 42 and her mother, Emma Lovinia Ensign, was 38. She married Andrew McKenzie Souter on 11 June 1924, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1930 and Box Elder Election Precinct, Box Elder, Utah, United States in 1940. She died on 12 August 1969, at the age of 74, and was buried in Brigham City Cemetery, Brigham City, Box Elder, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew McKenzie Souter
1886–1937
Florence Lee
1895–1969
Marriage: 11 June 1924
Emma Lee Souter
1926–2009
Wallace Lee Souter
1929–1964

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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
Age 1
A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896 · Utah becomes a state
Age 1
After three prior attempts to become a state, the United States Congress accepted Utah into the Union on one condition, that all forms of polygamy were to be banned. The territory agreed, and Utah became a state on January 4, 1896.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
Age 21
Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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.

Possible Related Names

Yi
Leyes
Lees
Lay
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Delee
Lie
Lea
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Leigh

Sources (32)

  • Florence Lee Souter in household of Andrew M Souter, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Florance Sutter in household of S N Lee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Florence Lee in household of Sererine N Lee, "United States Census, 1900"

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