Cora Elizabeth Hicks

9 April 1890–1991 (Age 100)
Meade, South Dakota, United States

The Life of Cora Elizabeth

When Cora Elizabeth Hicks was born on 9 April 1890, in Meade, South Dakota, United States, her father, James Walter Hicks, was 34 and her mother, Elva Olivene Miller, was 34. She married Nels Rolf Christanson Wollan on 19 May 1908, in Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Marshall, Spokane, Washington, United States in 1930 and Post Falls Election Precinct, Kootenai, Idaho, United States in 1940. She died in 1991, in Chewelah, Stevens, Washington, United States, at the age of 101.

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Family Time Line

Nels Rolf Christanson Wollan
Cora Elizabeth Hicks
Marriage: 19 May 1908
Helen Iverine Wollan
Sigurd Magnus Wollan
Clara Marcella Wollan
Donald Neil Wollan

Spouse and Children

    Nels Rolf Christanson Wollan



19 May 1908
Spokane, Spokane, Washington, United States



    Sigurd Magnus Wollan


    Clara Marcella Wollan


    Donald Neil Wollan


Parents and Siblings




    Fannie C Hicks


    E. Ballard Hicks


    William Hicks



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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

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.
1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 7

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.

Age 27

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: patronymic from Hick 1. This is a widespread surname in England, and is common in the southwest and southern Wales.2 Dutch and German: patronymic from Hick . Compare Hix .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora E Wollan in household of Nels P Wollan, "United States Census, 1940"
  • 1910 - Cora Wollan in household of Nels R Wollan, "United States Census, 1910"
  • 1930 - Cora E Wollan in household of Nels R Wollan, "United States Census, 1930"

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