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
Cora Belle Wilson
Marriage: 3 May 1903
Edward A Pratt
Thelma A Pratt

Spouse and Children

3 May 1903
Marion, Indiana, United States


    Edward A Pratt


    Thelma A Pratt


Parents and Siblings

    Asa Bell Wilson


    Mahulda Evelyn Coffey




    Frank N Wilson


    Morton Elmer Wilson


    Albert Wilson


    Claud O Wilson



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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.

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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