Edna Maud Leeman

4 June 1917–4 July 2010 (Age 93)
Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life of Edna Maud

When Edna Maud Leeman was born on 4 June 1917, in Augusta, Kennebec, Maine, United States, her father, Henry Archie Leeman, was 23 and her mother, Addie Esther Reynolds, was 22. She married Norman Arthur Wilcox on 5 October 1947, in Maine, United States. She lived in China, Kennebec, Maine, United States in 1920 and Lewiston, Androscoggin, Maine, United States for about 17 years. She died on 4 July 2010, in Biddeford, York, Maine, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Rangeley Plantation, Franklin, Maine, United States.

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Norman Arthur Wilcox
Edna Maud Leeman
Marriage: 5 October 1947

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5 October 1947
Maine, United States

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World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1920 · Woman's Suffrage Referendum 1920

Age 3

The voting ballet from September 13, 1920 included a veto referendum that would give women the right to vote in the presidential elections. The referendum won, with 88,080 votes (74.30%) supporting the change. This resulted in women from Maine being among the first in the country to obtain suffrage.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 25

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

1 Dutch: status name for a feudal tenant or vassal, leenman. Compare Lehmann 1.2 English: variant of Leaman .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Edna M Leeman in household of Henry V Leeman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Edna M Leeman in household of Henry Leeman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Edna Leeman in household of Henry A Leeman, "United States Census, 1940"

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