James Benard Luckie

1929–1975 (Age 45)
Butler, Alabama, United States

The Life of James Benard

When James Benard Luckie was born on 13 October 1929, in Butler, Alabama, United States, his father, Perry Decatur Luckie, was 29 and his mother, Ruth Elizabeth Kent, was 24. He married Mary Ethel Herring on 4 November 1949, in Pine Apple, Wilcox, Alabama, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Rural, Waupaca, Wisconsin, United States in 1935 and Manningham, Butler, Alabama, United States in 1940. He died on 17 August 1975, in Greenville, Butler, Alabama, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Ridgeville, Butler, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Benard Luckie
Mary Ethel Herring
Marriage: 4 November 1949
Janet Luckie
James Randolph Luckie

Spouse & Children

4 November 1949
Pine Apple, Wilcox, Alabama, United States


Parents & Siblings



  • Winnie Dean Luckie


  • Male1929–1975Male

  • Thomas Douglas Luckie


World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1932 · Wisconsin Passes First Unemployment Compensation Law

Age 3

The nation's first unemployment compensation law was passed in Wisconsin on January 28, 1932.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 13

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Scottish: reduced Anglicized form of a pet form of Gaelic Mac Lùcais ( see McLucas ).

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Bernard Luckie in household of Perry Luckie, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Bernard Luckie in household of Perry Luckie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Bernard Luckie in entry for Mr Thomas Or Doug Luckie, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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