Curtis Lee Cundiff

7 June 1904–10 June 1987 (Age 83)
Magisterial District 1, Nelson, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Curtis Lee

When Curtis Lee Cundiff was born on 7 June 1904, in Magisterial District 1, Nelson, Kentucky, United States, his father, Henry Joseph Cundiff, was 26 and his mother, Rebecca Jane Barnes, was 26. He married Ruby E Grubb on 19 April 1948, in Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States. He lived in Magisterial District 2 Athertonville, LaRue, Kentucky, United States in 1940 and New Haven, Nelson, Kentucky, United States in 1948. He died on 10 June 1987, in New Albany Circuit, Floyd, Indiana, United States, at the age of 83.

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Curtis Lee Cundiff
Ruby E Grubb
Marriage: 19 April 1948

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19 April 1948
Jeffersonville, Clark, Indiana, United States

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World Events (8)

1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 2

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 2

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.
1926 · Mammoth Cave is Discovered

Age 22

In 1926, in central Kentucky, Mammoth Cave was discovered. It dates back to Mississippian times and consists of over four hundred miles of passageway. On July 1, 1941, the cave was made a National Park.

Name Meaning

Irish: variant of Cunniff .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Curtis Cundiff in household of Henry Cundiff, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Curtis L Cundiff in household of Henry J Cundiff, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Curtis Lee Cundiff in household of Joseph H Cundiff, "United States Census, 1940"

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