Cora B. Eshleman

22 May 1880–9 November 1936 (Age 56)
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Cora B.

When Cora B. Eshleman was born on 22 May 1880, in Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Henry H "Harry" Eshleman, was 26 and her mother, Emmalina L Barr, was 30. She married Samuel Brownspire Stauffer on 31 January 1905. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Providence Township, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States in 1900. She died on 9 November 1936, in Lancaster, Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 56.

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Samuel Brownspire Stauffer
Cora B. Eshleman
Marriage: 31 January 1905
Gerald Eshleman Stanffer

Spouse and Children

31 January 1905
Lancaster, Pennsylvania, United States


    Gerald Eshleman Stanffer


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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 2

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 16

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of Swiss German Äschlimann, Aeschlimann, of disputed origin; some authorities believe it to be a topographic name for someone living by a prominent ash tree, from Old High German asc ‘ash’; others derive it from Öschli, a pet form of the personal name Oswald.

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

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  • Cora B Eshleman in household of Emma Eshleman, "United States Census, 1900"

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