Carrol Jean Cunningham

21 May 1926–13 October 1996 (Age 70)
Indianapolis, Indiana, United States

The Life of Carrol Jean

When Carrol Jean Cunningham was born on 21 May 1926, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, her father, William Jennings Cunningham, was 28 and her mother, Marie Day, was 30. She married James Peter King on 31 December 1946. She lived in Wayne Township, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 13 October 1996, at the age of 70.

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Family Time Line

James Peter King
Carrol Jean Cunningham
Marriage: 31 December 1946

Spouse and Children

31 December 1946

Parents and Siblings



    Charles Jennings Cunningham


    William Ross Cunningham



World Events (8)


Age 1

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

Age 3

13 million people become unemployed after the Wall Street stock market crash of 1929 triggers what becomes known as the Great Depression. President Herbert Hoover rejects direct federal relief.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 19

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

1 Scottish: habitational name from a district in Ayrshire, first recorded in 1153 in the form Cunegan, a Celtic name of uncertain origin. The spellings in -ham, first recorded in 1180 , and in -ynghame, first recorded in 1227 , represent a gradual assimilation to the English placename element -ingham.2 Irish: surname adopted from Scottish by bearers of Gaelic Ó Cuinneagáin ‘descendant of Cuinneagán’, a personal name from a double diminutive of the Old Irish personal name Conn meaning ‘leader’, ‘chief’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Carol Jean Cunningham in household of Wm Cunningham, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Carrol Jean Cunningham in household of William Cunningham, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mrs Carrol Jean Carr, "Arizona, Payson, Obituaries, 1948-2008"

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