Cora Knutson

22 November 1882–11 November 1924 (Age 41)
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

The Life of Cora

When Cora Knutson was born on 22 November 1882, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States, her father, Peter H Knutson, was 28 and her mother, Nancy Jane Wickham, was 27. She married Clinton L Lansberry on 18 October 1909, in Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States. She died on 11 November 1924, in her hometown, at the age of 41.

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Family Time Line

Clinton L Lansberry
1874–1941
Cora Knutson
1882–1924
Marriage: 18 October 1909

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 October 1909
Muskegon, Muskegon, Michigan, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(4)

World Events (8)

1886

Age 4

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 5

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 14

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

Respelling of any of the Scandinavian patronymics from the personal name Knut ( see Knuth ), for example Knudsen .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora M. Knutson, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Cora M. Knutson in entry for Clinton L. Lansberry, "Michigan Marriages, 1822-1995"
  • Cora M. Knutson, "Michigan, Marriages, 1822-1995"

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