Cora Hobdy

14 June 1877–1 October 1946 (Age 69)
Allen, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Cora

When Cora Hobdy was born on 14 June 1877, in Allen, Kentucky, United States, her father, Joseph Cotton Hobdy, was 28 and her mother, Mary Frances Hinton, was 20. She married Benjamin Denton Harris on 16 October 1900, in Simpson, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Magisterial District 4 West, Simpson, Kentucky, United States in 1900. She died on 1 October 1946, in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Franklin, Simpson, Kentucky, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Denton Harris
Cora Hobdy
Marriage: 16 October 1900
Frances McAlister Harris

Spouse and Children

16 October 1900
Simpson, Kentucky, United States


    Frances McAlister Harris


Parents and Siblings



    Leslie Hobdy



World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

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.
1892 · The Radio is invented

Age 15

Kentucky native Nathan Stubblefield invented the radio in 1892
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

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

English: variant of Hobday .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora Harris in household of Ben D Harris, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cora Harris in household of Morculus S Harris, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cora Harris in household of Ben D Harris, "United States Census, 1940"

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