Vivian Doreen Lee

13 March 1925–2010 (Age 84)
Jefferson, Iowa, United States

The Life of Vivian Doreen

When Vivian Doreen Lee was born on 13 March 1925, in Jefferson, Iowa, United States, her father, Otis Hugh Lee, was 20 and her mother, Susanna Berniece Smith, was 20. She married Carroll Dean Bryan on 24 November 1943, in Jefferson, Iowa, United States. She lived in Hardin Township, Greene, Iowa, United States for about 10 years. She died in 2010, in Norwalk, Warren, Iowa, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Cooper, Greene, Iowa, United States.

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Carroll Dean Bryan
1923–1999
Vivian Doreen Lee
1925–2010
Marriage: 24 November 1943

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
24 November 1943
Jefferson, Iowa, United States

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World Events (8)

1926 · Iowa becomes a provider of food to the world

Age 1

Pioneer Hi-Bred International was the leader company experimenting with hybridization of corn and other seeds for agriculture in the world. It helped make different kinds of crop able to grow in harsh conditions so that other parts of the world would be able to farm and become self-sufficient. It was bought out by DuPont in 1999 and has continued to help struggling countries around the world.
1927

Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1948 · The Beginning of the Cold War

Age 23

The Berlin Blockade was the first major crises of the Cold War. The Soviet Union blocked all access to the sectors of Berlin under Western control and offered to drop the blockade if the newly introduced Deutsche Mark was removed from West Berlin. The Berlin Blockade showed the different ideological and economic visions for postwar Europe. Even though there wasn't any fire fight during the cold war, many of these skirmishes arose and almost caused nuclear war on multiple occasions.

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)

  • Vivion Lee in household of Hugh Lee, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Vivian D Lee in household of Hugh Lee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Vivian Doreen Lee, "Iowa, Birth Records, 1921-1942"

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