Cora May Simpson

2 September 1868–15 November 1934 (Age 66)
Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin, United States

The Life Summary of Cora May

When Cora May Simpson was born on 2 September 1868, in Ithaca, Richland, Wisconsin, United States, her father, Joshua Simpson, was 67 and her mother, Elizabeth Keifer, was 49. She married Even Andreas Nikolaisen Evans on 13 March 1889, in Eden, Iowa, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in White Rock Township, Lane, Kansas, United States for about 10 years and Lane, Kansas, United States in 1930. She died on 15 November 1934, at the age of 66, and was buried in Wakeeney City Cemetery, WaKeeney, Trego, Kansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Michel Weisbrodt
1857–1935
Cora May Simpson
1868–1934
Marriage: 15 June 1905
Erma Angelina Isabell Weber
1907–1961
Ervin Franklin Weber
1910–1994

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    15 June 1905Colorado Springs, El Paso, Colorado, United States
  • Children

    (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings

    (4)

    World Events (8)

    1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment
    Age 2
    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.
    1877 · Nicodemus is Founded
    Age 9
    The town of Nicodemus was founded by African-American migrants from Kansas in 1877.
    1886
    Age 18
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Lanarkshire) and English: patronymic from the Middle English and Older Scots personal name Sim(m), Sime (see Sim ) + -son.English: occasionally a variant of Sumsion with unrounding of the vowel before the nasal consonant, a dialect feature of southwestern England.English: habitational name from any of the three places called Simpson or one called Zemson, all in Devon. The one in Holsworthy parish derives from an uncertain first element + Old English tūn ‘farmstead, estate’, while the one in Diptford comes from the Old English personal name Sigewine (genitive Sigewines) + Old English tūn. Both the one in Torbryan and Zempson in Dean Prior probably also have the same origin as the Diptford placename.

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

    Possible Related Names

    Sim
    Simson
    Sympson

    Sources (11)

    • Cora May Simpson in entry for Erma Angelina I Young, "California, County Birth and Death Records, 1800-1994"
    • Cora Simpson in household of Joshua Simpson, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Cora M Evans, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"

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