Inga Mathilda Lecy

Brief Life History of Inga Mathilda

When Inga Mathilda Lecy was born on 2 March 1913, in High Forest Township, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, her father, Carl Albert Lecy, was 35 and her mother, Lena Ostby, was 37. She married Bernard "Bernie" Bushman on 18 November 1937. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in High Forest, Olmsted, Minnesota, United States in 1940. She died on 24 May 1966, in Olmsted, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 53.

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Bernard "Bernie" Bushman
Inga Mathilda Lecy
Marriage: 18 November 1937
Carl A Bushman

Sources (3)

  • Inga Bushman, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Inga Lecy in household of Carl A Lecy, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Inga Lecy in household of Carl Lecy, "United States Census, 1930"

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Name Meaning

Americanized form of Norwegian Lyse: habitational name from the farm name Lyse, mainly in Rogaland, derived from Old Norse ljóss ‘light’, referring to a river with light or clear water.

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

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