Cora F Pittsley

June 1881–
Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Cora F

When Cora F Pittsley was born in June 1881, in Freetown, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Charles Franklin Pittsley, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Elizabeth Bolles, was 23. She married Daniel G. Pittsley on 1 August 1899, in Acushnet, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters.

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Daniel G. Pittsley
Cora F Pittsley
Marriage: 1 August 1899
Nelson Thomas Pittsley
Grace F. Pittsley
Charles Wilson Pittsley
Ernest G. Pittsley
Alice Pittsley

Spouse and Children

1 August 1899
Acushnet, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

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.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 31

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of German Pitzler, an occupational name for a mender of clothes or a cobbler, from an agent derivative of dialect bizlen ‘to bite off a little’; or perhaps a nickname for an irascible man, from the same word in the sense ‘to prickle’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Cora F Pittsley in household of David J Pittsley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cora F Pittsley in household of Daniel G Pittsley, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cora F Pittsley in household of Daniel G Pittsley, "United States Census, 1920"

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