Pearl Lee Cosand

20 April 1894–12 March 1991 (Age 96)
Indiana, United States

The Life Summary of Pearl Lee

When Pearl Lee Cosand was born on 20 April 1894, in Indiana, United States, her father, John Ashley Cosand, was 24 and her mother, Gilbertie Belle Hubbard, was 21. She married Ralph Simpson Ballard on 1 August 1920, in Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Dallas, Dallas, Texas, United States in 1935 and San Antonio, Bexar, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 12 March 1991, in Norfolk, Norfolk, Virginia, United States, at the age of 96.

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Ralph Simpson Ballard
Pearl Lee Cosand
Marriage: 1 August 1920
Margaret Helen Ballard

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1 August 1920Indiana, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
    1899 · USS Shubrick is Launched
    Age 5
    On March 11, 1899 the USS Shubrick was laid, on October 31, 1899 it was launched. The ship was named after William Branford Shubrick. It was sponsored by Miss Caroline Shubrick and commissioned in 1901 with Lt Allen M Cook in command.
    Age 26
    The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

    Name Meaning

    Origin undetermined.

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

    Sources (8)

    • Pearl Cusand in household of John A Cusand, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Pearl L Cosand in entry for Carroll W Jordan and Margaret H Walker, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
    • Pearl Ballard in household of Raph S Ballard, "United States Census, 1940"

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