Mary Eliza Corkum

1838–1926 (Age 87)
New Cumberland, Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of Mary Eliza

Mary Eliza Corkum was born on 7 August 1838, in New Cumberland, Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada. She died in 1926, in New Cumberland, Municipality of the District of Lunenburg, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia, Canada, at the age of 88.

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World Events (3)

1869

Age 31

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1871

Age 33

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 71

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.

Name Meaning

Said by family historians to be of German origin (a variant of Gorkum), but unexplained.

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

Sources (1)

  • Mary E. Corkum, "Nova Scotia Vital Records, 1763-1957"

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