James Lewis McCord

21 June 1902–26 April 1985 (Age 82)
United States

The Life of James Lewis

When James Lewis McCord was born on 21 June 1902, in United States, his father, Nathan Perry McCord, was 23 and his mother, Viola Luttrell, was 19. He married Rushia Mae Barrett on 21 April 1923. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died on 26 April 1985, in Evansville, Vanderburgh, Indiana, United States, at the age of 82, and was buried in Glezen, Patoka Township, Pike, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Lewis McCord
Rushia Mae Barrett
Marriage: 21 April 1923
Herman L McCord

Spouse and Children

21 April 1923


Parents and Siblings

    Nathan Perry McCord


    Viola Luttrell




World Events (8)

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 1

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 4

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

Age 25

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

Name Meaning

Northern Irish and Scottish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cuairt or Mac Cuarta, apparently meaning ‘son of a journey’, which Woulfe suggests may be a reduced form of Mac Muircheartaigh ( see McMurtry ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • James Mccord, "United States Census, 1940"
  • James L Mccord, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"
  • James L McCord in entry for Rushia Mae McCord, "Indiana, Daviess County, Washington Times Herald Obituaries, 1984-2012"

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