L B Corning

15 March 1878–
Leighton Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of L B

When L B Corning was born on 15 March 1878, in Leighton Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States, his father, Ephriam A. Corning, was 38 and his mother, Amelia Mariah Sweet, was 36. He married Mary E. White on 7 July 1900, in Wayland, Allegan, Michigan, United States. He lived in Glenville, Cleveland, Cuyahoga, Ohio, United States in 1900 and Daytona Beach, Volusia, Florida, United States in 1935.

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L B Corning
Ruth Hatfield Fellows
Marriage: 8 August 1910
Margaret Fellows
William Fellows

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    Ruth Hatfield Fellows


8 August 1910
Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo, Michigan, United States


    Margaret Fellows


    William Fellows


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · Cleveland School of Art

Age 4

Originally called the Western Reserve School of Design for Women, the Cleveland School of Art is a co-educational school that has highlighted its students works in different arts and designs. After World War II, the school began offering a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree and soon after became the Cleveland Institute of Art. The school today offers 17 different artistic programs all year long.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 31

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of German Körnig, a nickname for a strong person, from körnig ‘robust’, ‘solid’, or from Korney, a variant of Cornelius .

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

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Sources (3)

  • L B Corning, "Florida State Census, 1935"
  • L B Corning in household of Bert W Corning, "United States Census, 1900"
  • L B Corning, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1940"

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