Melinda Ann Lee

1953–1970 (Age 17)
San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California, United States

The Life of Melinda Ann

Melinda Ann Lee was born in 1953, in San Luis Obispo, San Luis Obispo, California, United States. She married Gary James Zornes on 11 December 1969, in San Luis Obispo, California, United States. She died on 21 December 1970, at the age of 17, and was buried in Las Vegas, Clark, Nevada, United States.

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Family Time Line

Melinda Ann Lee
1953–1970
Gary James Zornes
1949–1970
Marriage: 11 December 1969

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
11 December 1969
San Luis Obispo, California, United States

World Events (8)

1953 · Grizzly Bear Becomes State Animal

Age 0

The California grizzly bear became designated as the state animal in 1953.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 2

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.
1960

Age 7

Squaw Valley, California, United States hosts Winter Olympic Games.

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 (1)

  • Melinda A Lee, "California Marriage Index, 1960-1985"

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