Rebecca Sarah Lee

Brief Life History of Rebecca Sarah

When Rebecca Sarah Lee was born on 26 February 1924, in Minocqua, Oneida, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Famous Ferdinand Lee, was 34 and her mother, Rosena Atsteena Ahlborn, was 34. She lived in Selfridge Air National Guard Base, Harrison Township, Macomb, Michigan, United States in 1993. She died on 3 August 2000, in Harrison Township, Macomb, Michigan, United States, at the age of 76.

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Family Time Line

Famous Ferdinand Lee
1889–1940
Rosena Atsteena Ahlborn
1889–1970
Elden Ernest Lee
1912–1998
Dollie Lee
1913–1913
Zona Pauline Lee
1915–1978
Noble Ferdinand Lee
1916–1982
Robert Sheldon Lee
1918–1960
Loren Fredrick Lee
1920–1996
Babe Lee
1922–1922
Rebecca Sarah Lee
1924–2000
Orville Famous Lee
1929–2009

Sources (2)

  • Reba S Lee in household of Famons F Lee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Rebecca Sar Niedzwiecki, "United States, Social Security Numerical Identification Files (NUMIDENT), 1936-2007"

World Events (8)

1927

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.

1944 · The G.I Bill

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

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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