Thomas Tinana Lee

28 January 1900–1987 (Age 86)
Taumarunui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand

The Life of Thomas Tinana

Thomas Tinana Lee was born on 28 January 1900, in Taumarunui, Manawatu-Wanganui, New Zealand. He married Gladys Elizabeth Elliott in 1933, in New Zealand. He died in 1987, at the age of 87.

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Thomas Tinana Lee
1900–1987
Gladys Elizabeth Elliott
1910–1990
Marriage: 1933

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1933
New Zealand

World Events (3)

1907

Age 7

The country becomes a dominion, or self-governing community, within the British empire.
1907 · Dominion of New Zealand

Age 7

The Dominion of New Zealand was brought about when New Zealand proclaimed itself a political independent government inside the British Empire. The Dominion of New Zealand allowed the British Government to shape its foreign policy, and it followed Britain into the First World War. Full independence was granted in 1931 and adopted by the New Zealand Parliament in 1947. 
1914

Age 14

Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.

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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