Della Martha Edsall

1 January 1861–17 April 1938 (Age 77)
Columbiana, Ohio, United States

The Life of Della Martha

When Della Martha Edsall was born on 1 January 1861, in Columbiana, Ohio, United States, her father, Nathan Edsall, was 28 and her mother, Susannah H Pearson, was 27. She married Charles Edward Cory on 1 February 1883, in Marshall, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Gibbon, Buffalo, Nebraska Territory, United States in 1920 and Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States in 1930. She died on 17 April 1938, at the age of 77, and was buried in Kearney Cemetery, Kearney, Buffalo, Nebraska, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Edward Cory
1855–1946
Della Martha Edsall
1861–1938
Marriage: 1 February 1883
Susan Ethel Cory
1886–1976
Mildred Eleanor Cory
1896–1970

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 February 1883
Marshall, Iowa, United States
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Parents and Siblings

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World Events (8)

1862

Age 1

In 1862, the US government gave away Nebraska land to any settler who could farm it for 5 years. Thousands of people took that opportunity.
1863

Age 2

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from a place called High Edser in Ewhurst, Surrey.2 It is possible that in some cases the name may be an Americanized form of the German family name Etzel .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Della Corey in household of Charles E Corey, "Iowa State Census, 1885"
  • Della Cory in household of Chas E Cory, "Iowa State Census, 1895"
  • Della M Cory in household of Charles C Cory, "United States Census, 1920"

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