Guy Ferdinand Couthran

Male1 October 1926–21 April 2011

Brief Life History of Guy Ferdinand

When Guy Ferdinand Couthran was born on 1 October 1926, in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States, his father, Norman West Couthran, was 27 and his mother, Eva Vivian Adams, was 26. He registered for military service in 1946. He died on 21 April 2011, in Hopkins, Texas, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States.

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Norman West Couthran
Eva Vivian Adams
Guy Ferdinand Couthran
Ruth Couthran
Norma Joan Couthran
Mary Jannett Couthran
Norman William Couthran

Sources (10)

  • Guy F Couthran in household of Norman W Couthran, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Guy Ferdinand Couthran, "Texas Birth Certificates, 1903-1935"
  • Guy Fred Couthram, "Texas, World War II Draft Registration Cards, 1940-1947"

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World Events (8)


Age 1

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

1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 3

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 23

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant of Cochran . This surname is now rare in Britain.

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

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