Cordia Chaney

1899–1958 (Age 59)
Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Cordia

When Cordia Chaney was born about 1899, in Rockcastle, Kentucky, United States, her father, William Perry Chaney, was 24 and her mother, Sarah Jane Bradley, was 21. She had at least 5 sons and 2 daughters with Walter Edd Nicely Sr. She lived in Magisterial District 2, Campbell, Kentucky, United States in 1930 and Magisterial District 2 Bryantsville, Garrard, Kentucky, United States in 1940. She died in 1958, at the age of 59.

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Walter Edd Nicely Sr
Cordia Chaney
Russell Willard Nicely
Kenneth Nicely
Gladys Nicely
Glenda Jane Nicely
Denver William Nicely
Walter Edd Nicely
Paul Clinton Nicely

Spouse and Children



    Russell Willard Nicely


    Kenneth Nicely


    Gladys Nicely


    Glenda Jane Nicely


    Denver William Nicely


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+3 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1900 · Governor Shot

Age 1

On January 30, 1900 Governor William Goebel of Kentucky was assassinated. He took a bullet to the chest, outside the Old State Capitol. He died on February 3, 1900.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Chesney .2 French: habitational name from any of the various places called Chanet or Le Chanet, from Latin canna ‘reed’ + the suffix -etum denoting an inhabitant.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cardia C Nicely in household of Walter Nicely, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cordia Nicely in household of Walter Nicely, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Corda C Chaney in household of William Chaney, "United States Census, 1900"

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