Leona Mae Cutter

18 March 1923–6 April 1998 (Age 75)
Allegany, Maryland, United States

The Life of Leona Mae

When Leona Mae Cutter was born on 18 March 1923, in Allegany, Maryland, United States, her father, Walter Thrasher Cutter, was 26 and her mother, Hannah Mae Russell, was 25. She married Edward Gardner Spiker on 13 December 1939, in Winchester, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Lonaconing, Allegany, Maryland, United States in 1930. She died on 6 April 1998, in Maryland, United States, at the age of 75.

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Family Time Line

Edward Gardner Spiker
1920–1991
Leona Mae Cutter
1923–1998
Marriage: 13 December 1939
Spiker
1940–1945
Charles Edward Spiker
1940–1984

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 December 1939
Winchester, Virginia, United States
children

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Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1927

Age 4

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1929

Age 6

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 21

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

1 English: from an agent derivative of Old English cyttan ‘to cut’, possibly applied as an occupational name for a tailor or barber.2 Americanized form of German Kotter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leona M Cutter in household of Walter T Cutter, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lena Mae Cutter - Government record: Census record: birth-name: Leona Mae Cutter
  • Legacy NFS Source: Lena Mae Cutter - Government record: Social Security record: birth: 18 March 1923; Allegany, Maryland, United States

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