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
1811–1903
Sarah Jane Merriman
1819–1903
George Strawder Yocom
1835–1920
Mary Ann Yocom
1838–1908
Jacob S Yocom
1839–1939
Sarah R. Yocom
1841–1927
Lyman Merriman Yocum
1844–1863
Madison Mederia Yokom
1846–1913
Alvira J. Yoakum
1849–1863
Cordelia Elizabeth Yocom
1851–1916
Cordelia Yocham
1853–1891
Rebecca Caroline Yocom
1854–1947
William Thomas Yocum
1856–1877
Charles Edmund Yocom Sr.
1859–1919
L.A. Yocham
1863–

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)

1854

Age 3

Historical Boundaries: 1854: Sangamon, Illinois, United States

1863

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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