Alice Cundiff

FemaleOctober 1860–22 September 1937

Brief Life History of Alice

When Alice Cundiff was born in October 1860, in Oregon, Ogle, Illinois, United States, her father, Wesley Cundiff, was 47 and her mother, Melissa Almira Kimball, was 32. She married Rev George W Lemaster on 4 February 1883, in Williamson, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Herrin Precinct, Williamson, Illinois, United States in 1880 and Herrin, Williamson, Illinois, United States for about 10 years. She died on 22 September 1937, at the age of 76, and was buried in Orient, Franklin, Illinois, United States.

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Rev George W Lemaster
Alice Cundiff
Marriage: 4 February 1883
Betty LaMaster
Benjamin Ehud Lamaster
Frank George La Master
Charles Lee LaMaster

Sources (11)

  • Alice Cundiff in household of Ephraim S. Herrin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Alice Cundiff, "Illinois, County Marriages, 1810-1934"
  • Alice A. Cundiff Lamaster, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 February 1883Williamson, Illinois, United States
  • Children (4)

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    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1861 · Simple life to Soldiers

    Age 1

    Illinois contributed 250,000 soldiers to the Union Army, ranking it fourth in terms of the total men fighting for a single state. Troops mainly fought in the Western side of the Appalachian Mountains, but a few regiments played important roles in the East side. Several thousand Illinoisians died during the war. No major battles were fought in the state, although several towns became sites for important supply depots and navy yards. Not everyone in the state supported the war and there were calls for secession in Southern Illinois several residents. However, the movement for secession soon died after the proposal was blocked.


    Age 3

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 21

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    English (Cheshire): variant of Cunliffe .

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

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