Elizabeth Miers Lee

19 June 1883–29 March 1951 (Age 67)
Nebraska, United States

The Life of Elizabeth Miers

Elizabeth Miers Lee was born on 19 June 1883, in Nebraska, United States. She had at least 1 son with Patrick Frank Manley. She died on 29 March 1951, in Pueblo, Colorado, United States, at the age of 67.

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Family Time Line

Patrick Frank Manley
1874–1968
Elizabeth Miers Lee
1883–1951
Francis Warren Manley
1909–1978

Spouse and Children

children

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World Events (3)

1886

Age 3

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1886 · Giving Working Men a Union

Age 3

The largest union group in the United States during the first half of the 20th century. It still exists today but merged with The Congress of Industrial Organization.
1944 · Congress Passes the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Project

Age 61

The Flood Control Act of 1944 was passed and would later be called the Pick-Sloan Missouri Basin Program. It was named after the authors of the program Lewis A. Pick and William Glenn Sloan. It began as two separate plans but they both had the idea for an irrigation system that would help with the flooding of the Missouri River.

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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  • Ella See in entry for Francis Manley, "South Dakota, Department of Health, Index to Births 1843-1914 and Marriages 1950-2014"

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