Ethel Cora Hess


The Life 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

2 June 1908
New York, United States



    Ralph R Byrd


    Mildred I Byrd


Parents and Siblings

    Leander George Hess


    Ida Jane Dunk




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

1 German, Dutch, Danish, and Jewish (Ashkenazic): regional name for someone from the territory of Hesse (German Hessen).2 South German: from a short form of the personal name Matthäus ( see Matthew ).3 German and Dutch: from the Germanic personal name Hesso.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ethel S Byrd in household of Raymond W Byrd, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Ethel C Byrd in household of Raymond W Byrd, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ethel C Byrd in household of Raymond W Byrd, "United States Census, 1930"

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