Cordelia Deckard

15 April 1894–20 June 1950 (Age 56)
Polk Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States

The Life of Cordelia

When Cordelia Deckard was born on 15 April 1894, in Polk Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States, her father, King Anthony Deckard, was 51 and her mother, Mary 'Mollie " Eads, was 27. She married Jason Axsom on 14 June 1913. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Indian Creek Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 20 June 1950, in Bloomington, Monroe, Indiana, United States, at the age of 56.

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Family Time Line

Jason Axsom
1892–1996
Cordelia Deckard
1894–1950
Marriage: 14 June 1913
Mabel Pearl Axsom
1911–1952
Irene Pauline Axsom
1914–2002
Dorval Delores Axsom
1915–2001
Lucille Thelma Axsom
1917–2000
Lorena Axsom
1920–2008
Elmer Axsom
1922–1987
Ralph Axsom
1924–
Ray Axsom
1926–2011
Edward Lee Axsom
1928–2010
Marjorie Ellen Axsom
1932–1933
Howard Leroy Axsom
1935–1953

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
14 June 1913
children

(11)

    Female1911–1952Female

    Female1914–2002Female

    Dorval Delores Axsom

    Female1915–2001Female

    Lucille Thelma Axsom

    Female1917–2000Female

    Lorena Axsom

    Female1920–2008Female

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(11)

+6 More Children

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 12

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 15

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Variant of German Deckert .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cordia Axxom in household of Jason Axxom, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cordia Axsom in household of Jayson Axsom, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cordie Axom in household of Jacon Axom, "United States Census, 1930"

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