Myrtle Lee

9 March 1910–25 November 2003 (Age 93)
North Dakota, United States

The Life of Myrtle

When Myrtle Lee was born on 9 March 1910, in North Dakota, United States, her father, Carl Ove Lee, was 37 and her mother, Bina Kristine Petersdatter, was 42. She lived in Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States in 1925 and Michigan Township, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States for about 10 years. She died on 25 November 2003, in Grand Forks, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Saint Judes Cemetery, Thompson, Grand Forks, North Dakota, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Warren McMenamy
Myrtle Lee

Spouse and Children

Parents and Siblings

    Carl Ove Lee


    Bina Kristine Petersdatter




    Clara Lee



    Peter Gustave Lee


    Katherine Lee


    Carrie Lee


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World Events (8)

1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 2

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 3

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 25

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

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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Sources (3)

  • Myrtle Mcmenamy in household of James Mcmenamy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Martha Lee in household of Carl Lee, "North Dakota Census, 1925"
  • Mertie Lee in household of Carl O Lee, "United States Census, 1910"

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