Melinda Alice Lee

1858–1951 (Age 93)
Shelby, Indiana, United States

The Life of Melinda Alice

When Melinda Alice Lee was born in 1858, in Shelby, Indiana, United States, her father, William Lee, was 25 and her mother, Minerva Hughbanks, was 25. She died on 22 October 1951, at the age of 93, and was buried in Brazil, Clay, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Lee
1833–1898
Minerva Hughbanks
1833–1861
John Thomas Lee
1853–1914
JOHN R LEE
1854–
William E Lee
1856–1929
Melinda Alice Lee
1858–1951

Parents & Siblings

siblings

(4)

  • John Thomas Lee

    Male1853–1914Male

  • JOHN R LEE

    Male1854–Male

  • William E Lee

    Male1856–1929Male

  • Female1858–1951Female

World Events (8)

1863

Age 5

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 5

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1886

Age 28

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

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.

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