Leora Q Carnell

9 May 1865–17 January 1949 (Age 83)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Leora Q

Leora Q Carnell was born on 9 May 1865, in Tennessee, United States. She had at least 4 sons and 5 daughters with James S Duke. She lived in Caddo, Oklahoma, United States in 1920 and Hydro, Caddo, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 17 January 1949, in Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Hydro, Blaine, Oklahoma, United States.

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James S Duke
Leora Q Carnell
Bertha Lee Duke
Arclister Duke
Denson Davenport Duke
Cleveland Denson Duke
Willie Guy Duke
Anna May Dukes
Jimmy D Duke
Leora Maude Duke
Beattress Duke

Spouse and Children




    Arclister Duke



    Cleveland Denson Duke


    Willie Guy Duke


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World Events (8)

1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 1

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 13

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 25

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

1 English: apparently a metonymic occupational name for a crossbowman who specialized in fighting from the battlements of castles, from Anglo-Norman French carnel ‘battlement’, ‘embrasure’ (a metathesized form of crenel, Late Latin crenellus, a diminutive of crena ‘notch’).2 English: reduced form of Carbonell or Cardinal .3 Swedish: the second element -ell is a common suffix of Swedish surnames, taken from the Latin adjectival ending -elius. The first element is unexplained.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leora Duke in household of J S Duke, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Leora Duke, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Leora Duke in household of J S Duke, "United States Census, 1910"

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