Cora Olive Dorsey

FemaleMarch 1861–May 1940

Brief Life History of Cora Olive

When Cora Olive Dorsey was born in March 1861, in Whiteside, Illinois, United States, her father, James Henry Dorsey, was 28 and her mother, Emily Jane Eldridge, was 19. She married Solomon John Hardman in 1883, in Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Milford, Seward, Nebraska, United States in 1900 and David City, Butler, Nebraska, United States for about 10 years. She died in May 1940, in Blair, Washington, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 79, and was buried in Blair, Washington, Nebraska, United States.

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Solomon John Hardman
Cora Olive Dorsey
Marriage: 1883
Hazel Hardmann

Sources (9)

  • Cora O Hardman in household of Slomas J Hardman, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Cora O. Dorsey - Government record: birth-name: Cora O. Dorsey
  • Cora O. Hardman, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    1883Nebraska, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (8)

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    World Events (8)


    Age 2

    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.


    Age 3

    Historical Boundaries: 1864: Seward, Nebraska Territory, United States 1867: Seward, Nebraska, United States

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 21

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    Name Meaning

    English (East Yorkshire): of French origin, a habitational name, with French preposition d(e), from Orsay in Seine-et-Orne, France, or from Orçay in Loire-et-Cher, recorded in the 13th century as Orceiacum, from the Latin personal name Orcius + the locative suffix -acum.

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

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