Harold George Lee

1892–1972 (Age 80)
Cowper, New South Wales, Australia

The Life of Harold George

When Harold George Lee was born on 29 September 1892, in Cowper, New South Wales, Australia, his father, Walter Lee, was 35 and his mother, Sophia Phelps, was 21. He married Ivy Napper in 1915. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He registered for military service in 1917. He died on 1 October 1972, in Grafton, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Harold George Lee
1892–1972
Ivy Napper
1891–1971
Marriage: 1915
Iris Mary Lee
1917–2009
Walter (Jimmy) James Lee
1920–2001
Harold Lionel Lee
1926–2010

Spouse & Children

MARRIAGE
1915
children

(3)

  • Iris Mary Lee

    Female1917–2009Female

  • Walter (Jimmy) James Lee

    Male1920–2001Male

  • Harold Lionel Lee

    Male1926–2010Male

Parents & Siblings

  • Walter Lee

    Male1856–1936Male

  • Sophia Phelps

    Female1871–1940Female

siblings

(13)

  • William John Lee

    Male1891–1959Male

  • Male1892–1972Male

  • Male1894–1967Male

  • Marion Lee

    Female1896–1896Female

  • Walter Reginald Lee

    Male1897–1916Male

+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1901

Age 9

First Federal election.
1901

Age 9

The Australian flag flown for the first time.
1914

Age 22

August: Australia becomes involved in World War One as Britain is preparing to declare war on Germany.

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)

  • WW1 Enlistment

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