Mary Allene Cornelison

20 October 1918–30 July 2007 (Age 88)
Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mary Allene

When Mary Allene Cornelison was born on 20 October 1918, in Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina, United States, her father, Ulysus Hayes Cornelison, was 38 and her mother, Ada Loretta Jones, was 34. She lived in Cedar Grove, Randolph, North Carolina, United States in 1920. She died on 30 July 2007, in Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 88, and was buried in Asheboro, Randolph, North Carolina, United States.

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Ulysus Hayes Cornelison
Ada Loretta Jones
Elvin Ulysess Cornelison
Mary Allene Cornelison

Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 1

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.
1920 · Women Get the Vote

Age 2

In 1920, the 19th amendment was ratified making it so that women could vote. This achievement finally gave North Carolina the freedom to vote they had been fighting for since 1897.
1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 24

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.

Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Cornelis, vernacular form of Cornelius .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Allene Carmelison in household of Ulysses Carmelison, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Allene Cornelison in household of Ulas H Cornelison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Miss Allene Cornelison in entry for Ulysses He Cornelison, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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