Lucinda Alice Cunningham

1873–1939 (Age 66)
Rigdon, Grant, Indiana, United States

The Life of Lucinda Alice

When Lucinda Alice Cunningham was born on 15 March 1873, in Rigdon, Grant, Indiana, United States, her father, Samuel C Cunningham, was 59 and her mother, Dorcas Elvina Nance, was 34. She married Casper Lavota Jeffries on 9 August 1892, in Madison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Green Township, Grant, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Pipe Creek Township, Madison, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died on 5 July 1939, in Madison, Indiana, United States, at the age of 66, and was buried in Forrestville Cemetery, Summitville, Madison, Indiana, United States.

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Lucinda Alice Cunningham
Casper Lavota Jeffries
Marriage: 9 August 1892
Levada Jefferies

Spouse & Children

9 August 1892
Madison, Indiana, United States


Parents & Siblings

  • Samuel C Cunningham


  • Dorcas Elvina Nance




World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 2

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
1875 · A New Civil Rights Act

Age 2

During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 23

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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’.

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Alice Carlton in household of James Carlton, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Alice Carlton in household of James W Carlton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Lucinda A Cunningham in household of Samuel Cunningham, "United States Census, 1880"

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