Mildred Ruth Lee

4 September 1901–27 October 1994 (Age 93)
Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States

The Life of Mildred Ruth

When Mildred Ruth Lee was born on 4 September 1901, in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States, her father, Charles William Lee, was 31 and her mother, Cora Alberta Blodgett, was 29. She married Harold N Spath Sr. on 20 December 1928. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Election Precinct 2, Pueblo, Colorado, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 9, Pueblo, Colorado, United States in 1940. She died on 27 October 1994, in Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States, at the age of 93, and was buried in Roselawn Cemetery, Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States.

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Harold N Spath Sr.
Mildred Ruth Lee
Marriage: 20 December 1928
Charles Lee Spath
Mary Corinne Spath

Spouse and Children

20 December 1928
Pueblo, Pueblo, Colorado, United States


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World Events (8)

1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 1

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.
1909 · Garden of the Gods Park

Age 8

In 1879, railroad tycoon, Charles Elliott Perkins bought 240 acres whrere The Garden of the Gods is located, and planned to use it as a summer home. Perkins died in 1907 before he could establish it as a public park. Perkin's children donated the now 480 acres to the city of Colorado Springs, to become a public park.

Age 26

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

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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  • Mildred L Spath in household of Harold N Spath, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mildred Spath in household of Harold N Spath, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred R Lee in household of Charles W Lee, "United States Census, 1920"

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