Edgar Earl Lee

23 September 1923–4 February 1979 (Age 55)
Mississippi, United States

The Life Summary of Edgar Earl

When Edgar Earl Lee was born on 23 September 1923, in Mississippi, United States, his father, Alverson Arthue Lee, was 19 and his mother, Lessie Dee Keith, was 16. He lived in Beat 4, Forrest, Mississippi, United States in 1930. He registered for military service in 1943. He died on 4 February 1979, in Lamar, Mississippi, United States, at the age of 55, and was buried in Purvis, Lamar, Mississippi, United States.

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Alverson Arthue Lee
Lessie Dee Keith
Edgar Earl Lee
Mildred Louise Lee
Lavelle Lee
Charles Herlon Lee
Patty Ruth Lee

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1925 · B.B. King is Born
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B.B. King was born on September 16, 1925, in Itta Bean, Mississippi. He was a famous American blues singer, electric guitarist, and record producer. In 1987, he inducted into the Rock and Roll Hall of Fame.
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Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County
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Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.

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 (4)

  • Edgar E Lee in household of Ab* Lee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edgar Earl Lee in household of A B Lee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Edgar E Lee, "United States World War II Army Enlistment Records, 1938-1946"

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