Lucinda Catherine Short

29 November 1870–2 July 1953 (Age 82)
Jefferson, Alabama, United States

The Life of Lucinda Catherine

When Lucinda Catherine Short was born on 29 November 1870, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States, her father, William Short, was 40 and her mother, Rebecca Emaline Davis, was 35. She married Monroe Birchfield on 14 August 1887, in Jefferson, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Toadvine, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1910 and Election Precinct 19, Jefferson, Alabama, United States in 1940. She died on 2 July 1953, in Birmingham, Jefferson, Alabama, United States, at the age of 82.

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Family Time Line

Monroe Birchfield
Lucinda Catherine Short
Marriage: 14 August 1887
William Birchfield
Manerva "Nerva" Ann Birchfield
George Samuel Birchfield
Rebecca Birchfield

Spouse and Children

14 August 1887
Jefferson, Alabama, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Short


    Rebecca Emaline Davis




World Events (8)

1871 · ""

Age 1

Historical Boundaries - 1871: Jefferson, Alabama, United States
1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1895 · Alabama State Flag is Adopted

Age 25

Alabama adopted its state flag on February 16, 1895. Act 383 of the Alabama state legislature states, “The flag of the State of Alabama shall be a crimson cross of St. Andrew on a field of white.”

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Middle English schort ‘short’.2 Scottish and northern Irish: reduced Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac an Gheairr, Mac an Ghirr‘son of the short man’ ( see McGirr ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lucinda Vines in household of Hezzie Vines, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lucinda Short in household of William Short, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Lucinda C Vines in household of Hezekiah A Vines, "United States Census, 1900"

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