Ora Bird Cutright

15 February 1896–18 June 1985 (Age 89)
Osage, Oklahoma, United States

The Life of Ora Bird

When Ora Bird Cutright was born on 15 February 1896, in Osage, Oklahoma, United States, her father, Ordway Grant Cutright, was 23 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Johnson, was 25. She married Earl Kuhn Shanklin on 14 March 1914, in Caddo, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States in 1930 and Waconda Township, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States in 1940. She died on 18 June 1985, at the age of 89, and was buried in Hinton, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Dale Lee
Ora Bird Cutright
Marriage: about 1916
Ord Clint Lee
Oleta Elizabeth Lee

Spouse and Children

    William Dale Lee



about 1916



    Oleta Elizabeth Lee


Parents and Siblings



    Infant daughter Cutright




    Otis Wilson Cutright


    Mary Florence Cutright


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Age 11

Oklahoma is the 46th state.

Age 24

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Dutch Kortrijk ( see Courtright ) or of English Cartwright .

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Ora Lee in household of Dale Lee, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Oral B Lee in household of Dale W Lee, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ora B Lee in household of Dale W Lee, "United States Census, 1940"

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