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
Cora Ferne Austin
Marriage: 7 April 1914
Donald Maccurdy
Cleo Everett MaCurdy
Julia Aileen MaCurdy

Spouse and Children

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


    Donald Maccurdy


    Cleo Everett MaCurdy


    Julia Aileen MaCurdy


Parents and Siblings

    Thomas Macurdy


    Sarah J Lucas




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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.

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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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