Violet Lee

Brief Life History of Violet

Violet Lee was born on 9 May 1911, in Manchester, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. She married George William Birkett on 23 November 1929, in Sacred Trinity Church, Salford, Lancashire, England, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died in 2000, in Manchester, Greater Manchester, England, United Kingdom, at the age of 89.

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George William Birkett
1908–1977
Violet Lee
1911–2000
Marriage: 23 November 1929
Vera Birkett
1934–1976

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    World Events (8)

    1914

    Outbreak of World War I. UK enters hostilities against Germany. Grueling trench warfare in Belgium and France.

    1914 · Britain Enters the Great War

    After Germany declared war Russia, Britain entered The Great War and declared war on Germany on August 4, 1914. The war ended on November 11, 1918, as Germany signed an armistice that brought fighting to a halt.

    1939 · Operation Pied Piper Began

    On September 1, 1939, Operation Pied Piper started in Manchester. In an attempt to keep children safe from air raids during WWII, millions of children were removed from their homes and placed with otehr people in the countryside for their safety.

    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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