Cora E Downing

Brief Life History of Cora E

When Cora E Downing was born in August 1861, in Ohio, United States, her father, Edwin W. Downing, was 27 and her mother, Mary Jane Ladd, was 22. She married Frank S. Munger on 28 March 1880, in Huron, Ohio, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Norwalk, Huron, Ohio, United States for about 10 years and Carlisle Township, Lorain, Ohio, United States in 1940. She died on 13 April 1950, at the age of 88.

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Frank S. Munger
Cora E Downing
Marriage: 28 March 1880
Rolla Edwin Munger
Mabel B Munger
Guy James Munger

Sources (23)

  • Cora E Munger in household of Frank E Munger, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Legacy NFS Source: Cora Downing - Government record: Census record: birth: August 1861; Ohio, United States
  • Cora E Downing, "Ohio, County Marriages, 1789-2013"

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Name Meaning

Irish (Cork and Kerry): sometimes of English origin, but in County Kerry it is usually an Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó Duinnín (see Dineen ).

English: from the Middle English personal name Dun(n)ing, Douning (Old English Dunning, a derivative of Old English Dunna (see Dunn ).

English (Devon): topographic name for someone who lived on the hill, an -ing derivative of Middle English doun ‘hill’, equivalent to Downer . This formation is characteristic of Devon (compare Brooking ).

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

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