Cordelia Elizabeth Yocom

Female8 April 1851–18 May 1916

Brief Life History of Cordelia Elizabeth

When Cordelia Elizabeth Yocom was born on 8 April 1851, in Sangamon, Illinois, United States, her father, William Yocom, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Jane Merriman, was 31. She lived in Williamsville, Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Springfield, Sangamon, Illinois, United States in 1910. She died on 18 May 1916, in Sherman, Sangamon, Illinois, United States, at the age of 65, and was buried in Sherman, Sangamon, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Yocom
Sarah Jane Merriman
George Strawder Yocom
Mary Ann Yocom
Jacob S Yocom
Sarah R. Yocom
Lyman Merriman Yocum
Madison Mederia Yokom
Alvira J. Yoakum
Cordelia Elizabeth Yocom
Cordelia Yocham
Rebecca Caroline Yocom
William Thomas Yocum
Charles Edmund Yocom Sr.
L.A. Yocham

Sources (11)

  • Elizabeth Yocom in household of William Yocom, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cordelia Elizabeth Yocom, "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947"
  • Cordelia Elizabeth Yocom, "Find A Grave Index"

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World Events (8)


Age 3

Historical Boundaries: 1854: Sangamon, Illinois, United States


Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 19

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

Altered form of Yokum or Yoakum , surnames of German origin. Compare Yokom .

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

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