Hilda Cotnoir

18 October 1894–22 March 1986 (Age 91)
New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Hilda

When Hilda Cotnoir was born on 18 October 1894, in New Bedford, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Louis Cotnoir, was 44 and her mother, Theresa Cassidy, was 32. She died on 22 March 1986, in Burlington, Chittenden, Vermont, United States, at the age of 91.

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Family Time Line

Louis Cotnoir
Theresa Cassidy
Gabrielle Cotnoir
Arthur B Cotnoir
Teresa L. Cotnoir
Hilda Cotnoir
Louis A Cotnoir
Vincent Stephen Cotnoir

Parents and Siblings

    Louis Cotnoir


    Theresa Cassidy




    Gabrielle Cotnoir



    Teresa L. Cotnoir



    Louis A Cotnoir


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 4

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 24

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.

Name Meaning

French: unexplained.

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

Sources (3)

  • Hilda Cotnory in household of Louis Cotnory, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Hilda Catnoir in household of Louis Catnoir, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Hilda Teresa Cotnoir, "Vermont Vital Records, 1760-2008"

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