Cora Alice Bequeath

29 January 1879–10 April 1933 (Age 54)
Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Cora Alice

When Cora Alice Bequeath was born on 29 January 1879, in Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Johnson G. Bequeath, was 25 and her mother, Amanda Jane Garlick, was 17. She married Joshua Layton on 12 August 1894, in Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1910 and Everett, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States in 1930. She died on 10 April 1933, in Broad Top Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 54, and was buried in Clearville, Monroe Township, Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Joshua Layton
Cora Alice Bequeath
Marriage: 12 August 1894
Walter Elwood Layton
Bessie Pearl Layton
John Emory Layton
Marshall Layton
Myrtle Pleasant Layton
Minnie Mae Layton
Betty Bessie Layton
Roy T Layton
Hazel Edna Layton
Harry Layton

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12 August 1894
Bedford, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 3

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 17

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

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Sources (3)

  • Cora Layton in household of Howard Dishong, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cora A Bequeth in household of William Bequeth, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cora Laton in household of Joshua Laton, "United States Census, 1900"

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