Corliss Leroy Kneeland

5 August 1919–5 July 1994 (Age 74)
Lincoln, Penobscot, Maine, United States

The Life of Corliss Leroy

When Corliss Leroy Kneeland was born on 5 August 1919, in Lincoln, Penobscot, Maine, United States, his father, Earl Humphrey Kneeland, was 24 and his mother, Edna Black, was 18. He married Hannah Catherine Read on 5 July 1956, in Lincoln, Penobscot, Maine, United States. He died on 5 July 1994, in Lincoln, Penobscot, Maine, United States, at the age of 74.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about him you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Corliss Leroy Kneeland
Hannah Catherine Read
Marriage: 5 July 1956

Spouse and Children

5 July 1956
Lincoln, Penobscot, Maine, United States

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1920 · Woman's Suffrage Referendum 1920

Age 1

The voting ballet from September 13, 1920 included a veto referendum that would give women the right to vote in the presidential elections. The referendum won, with 88,080 votes (74.30%) supporting the change. This resulted in women from Maine being among the first in the country to obtain suffrage.

Age 22

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

Scottish and northern Irish: probably an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Nialláin ( see Nealon ).

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Corliss Knuland in household of Earl H Knuland, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Corliss Kneeland in household of Earl Kneeland, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Corliss Leroy Black, "Maine Vital Records, 1670-1921"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.