Ethel Cora Hess


The Life Summary of Ethel Cora

When Ethel Cora Hess was born in 1889, her father, Leander George Hess, was 25 and her mother, Ida Jane Dunk, was 24. She married Raymond William Byrd on 2 June 1908, in New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Utica, Oneida, New York, United States for about 30 years.

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Raymond William Byrd
Ethel Cora Hess
Marriage: 2 June 1908
Esther Elizabeth Byrd
Ralph R Byrd
Mildred I Byrd

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    2 June 1908New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act
    Age 1
    This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
    1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York
    Age 28
    Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.
    Age 31
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): habitational name for someone from the territory of Hesse (see Hessen 1).South German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäus (see Matthew ).German and Dutch: from the ancient Germanic personal name Hesso, a derivative of a compound name formed with hadu ‘strife’ as the first element, or from a pet form of Herman or Hendrik (see Henry 1).

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

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    Sources (12)

    • Ethel S Byrd in household of Raymond W Byrd, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Ethel Hess in entry for Raymond Byrd, "New York, County Marriages, 1847-1848; 1908-1936"
    • Ethel C Byrd in household of Raymond W Byrd, "United States Census, 1940"

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