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.

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Family Time Line

Corliss Leroy Kneeland
1919–1994
Hannah Catherine Read
1918–2004
Marriage: 5 July 1956

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
5 July 1956
Lincoln, Penobscot, Maine, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1920

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.
1941

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"

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