Lawrence Roy MaCurdy

29 June 1894–1953 (Age 58)
Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States

The Life of Lawrence Roy

When Lawrence Roy MaCurdy was born on 29 June 1894, in Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States, his father, Thomas Macurdy, was 44 and his mother, Sarah J Lucas, was 36. He married Cora Ferne Austin on 7 April 1914, in St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Prairie Township, White, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Lafayette, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. He died in 1953, at the age of 59, and was buried in Battle Ground, Tippecanoe, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lawrence Roy MaCurdy
1894–1953
Cora Ferne Austin
1895–1949
Marriage: 7 April 1914
Donald Maccurdy
1915–
Cleo Everett MaCurdy
1916–1916
Julia Aileen MaCurdy
1919–1985

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
7 April 1914
St. Joseph, Berrien, Michigan, United States
children

(3)

    Donald Maccurdy

    Male1915–Male

    Cleo Everett MaCurdy

    Male1916–1916Male

    Julia Aileen MaCurdy

    Female1919–1985Female

Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Macurdy

    Male1850–1940Male

    Sarah J Lucas

    Female1858–1934Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 12

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.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

Scottish and Irish (County Antrim): Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Mhuircheartaigh, a patronymic from Muircheartach, a personal name composed of the elements muir ‘sea’ + ceartach ‘ruler’, hence ‘skilled seaman’. Compare Moriarty .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Laurence Macurdy, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Lawrence Ma Curdy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Lawrence Maccurdy, "United States Census, 1920"

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