Maryllas Corning

Leighton Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States

The Life of Maryllas

When Maryllas Corning was born in 1862, in Leighton Township, Allegan, Michigan, United States, her father, Erastus Corning, was 28 and her mother, Lydia Hardendorf, was 19.

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Erastus Corning
Lydia Hardendorf
Juliaett Corning
Anna Corning
Marcelaus Corning
Maryllas Corning
William Corning
James Alpheus Corning
James S Corning
Willie M. Corning
Nellie Mae Corning

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Age 1

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 1

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1879 · New State Capitol Building Dedicated

Age 17

After the second state capitol had been destroyed, Michigan Governor Henry P. Baldwin initiated the passing of a bill that would cover the costs for a new building. The bill was adopted and raised over $1 million by a six year state income tax. Architect Elijah E. Myers' design named Tuebor, or I will defend, was selected and he was commissioned to design the new capitol building. The renaissance revival brick and sandstone building soared 267 feet from the ground and was dedicated on January 1, 1879.

Name Meaning

Possibly a respelling of German Körnig, a nickname for a strong person, from körnig ‘robust’, ‘solid’, or from Korney, a variant of Cornelius .

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

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