Gilford Curtis Luckie

1874–1962 (Age 87)
Lowndes, Alabama, United States

The Life of Gilford Curtis

When Gilford Curtis Luckie was born on 12 November 1874, in Lowndes, Alabama, United States, his father, Middleton Archibald Luckie, was 22 and his mother, Talitha Ann Till, was 16. He married Mary Elizabeth Griffith on 6 October 1897, in Wilcox, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Election Precinct 8 Hopewell, Lowndes, Alabama, United States in 1900 and Manningham, Butler, Alabama, United States for about 30 years. He died on 3 March 1962, in Greenville, Butler, Alabama, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Liberty, Butler, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gilford Curtis Luckie
Mary Elizabeth Griffith
Marriage: 6 October 1897
Perry Decatur Luckie
David Allen Luckie
Mae Luckie
Herbert Milton Luckie
Dorothy Zella Luckie
Mary Lucille Luckie

Spouse & Children

6 October 1897
Wilcox, Alabama, United States


  • Male1899–1984Male

  • David Allen Luckie


  • Mae Luckie


  • Male1906–1968Male

  • Dorothy Zella Luckie


+1 More Child

Parents & Siblings



+10 More Children

World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 1

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · Alabama Constitution is Ratified

Age 1

A constitutional convention was held on November 16, 1875, to redeem the state from the Reconstructionist Constitution which had been adopted in 1868. The constitution reduced the size of government and services provided, lowered taxes and the political constraint on African-Americans. Segregated schools were also established.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 24

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of a pet form of Gaelic Mac Lùcais ( see McLucas ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Curt Luckie in household of Mitthurn Luckie, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Guilford G Lucky, "United States Census, 1930"
  • G C Luckie, "United States Census, 1940"

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