Cora Elector Dinning

10 May 1875–
Sumner, Tennessee, United States

The Life Summary of Cora Elector

When Cora Elector Dinning was born on 10 May 1875, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Elvis Denning, was 27 and her mother, Martha Jane Kerley, was 23. She married H C Lisen on 6 September 1892, in Sumner, Tennessee, United States. She lived in District 13, Grainger, Tennessee, United States in 1880.

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Family Time Line

H C Lisen
1870–
Cora Elector Dinning
1875–
Marriage: 6 September 1892

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.
Age 1
The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic
Age 3
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.
1906 · Saving Food Labels
Age 31
The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Northeastern English: variant of Denning or Irish Dineen .

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

Possible Related Names

Denning
Dineen

Sources (6)

  • Cora E Dinning in household of James Dinning, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cora E Dinning, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"
  • Cora E Dinning, "Tennessee, County Marriages, 1790-1950"

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