Cora A. Preston

3 February 1864–25 June 1869 (Age 5)
Lima, Lima, Livingston, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Cora A.

When Cora A. Preston was born on 3 February 1864, in Lima, Lima, Livingston, New York, United States, her father, Alonzo Chester Preston, was 29 and her mother, Amanda Abigail Newman, was 29. She died on 25 June 1869, in Hinton Township, Mecosta, Michigan, United States, at the age of 5.

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Alonzo Chester Preston
Amanda Abigail Newman
Hannah Adelia Preston
Mary J. Preston
Ida Jane Preston
Mina P. Preston
Cora A. Preston
Sarah E Preston
Eliza M Preston
Herbert C Preston
Orson Benjamin Preston

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World Events (3)

Age 1
Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President
Age 1
While attending the play "Our American Cousin" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South.
1865 · The Thirteenth Amendment
Age 1
The Thirteenth Amendment was created to help abolished slavery and involuntary servitude. It was the first of three Amendments to Reconstruct the country following the Civil War.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places (most notably one in Lancashire) so called from Old English prēost ‘priest’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’; the meaning may have been either ‘village with a priest’ or ‘village held by the Church’.2 Scottish: habitational name from Presto(u)n, now Craigmillar, in Midlothian. This name has also been established in Ireland since the 13th century.

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

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Sources (2)

  • Cora W. Preston, "Michigan Deaths, 1867-1897"
  • Cora A. Preston, "Michigan Deaths and Burials, 1800-1995"

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