Cora Belle Wilson

5 May 1882–6 September 1981 (Age 99)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Cora Belle

When Cora Belle Wilson was born on 5 May 1882, in Indiana, United States, her father, Asa Bell Wilson, was 32 and her mother, Mahulda Evelyn Coffey, was 27. She married Charles Everett Pratt on 3 May 1903, in Marion, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Huntington Beach, Orange, California, United States for about 10 years and Huntington Beach Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1940. She died on 6 September 1981, in San Diego, San Diego, California, United States, at the age of 99, and was buried in Westminster, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Charles Everett Pratt
1873–1959
Cora Belle Wilson
1882–1981
Marriage: 3 May 1903
Edward A Pratt
1905–
Thelma A Pratt
1913–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
3 May 1903
Marion, Indiana, United States
children

(2)

    Edward A Pratt

    Male1905–Male

    Thelma A Pratt

    Female1913–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Asa Bell Wilson

    Male1849–1920Male

    Mahulda Evelyn Coffey

    Female1854–1927Female

siblings

(10)

    Frank N Wilson

    Male1872–Male

    Morton Elmer Wilson

    Male1875–1959Male

    Albert Wilson

    Male1877–Male

    Claud O Wilson

    Male1879–Male

    Male1880–1955Male

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World Events (8)

1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 3

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 26

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

English, Scottish, and northern Irish: patronymic from the personal name Will , a very common medieval short form of William .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora Wilson in household of Asa B Wilson, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cora Pratt in household of Charles Everett Pratt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cora Pratt in household of Charles Pratt, "United States Census, 1910"

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