Cora Alice Oberdorffer

1888–1987 (Age 98)
Stephenson, Menominee, Michigan, United States

The Life of Cora Alice

When Cora Alice Oberdorffer was born on 24 July 1888, in Stephenson, Menominee, Michigan, United States, her father, William J. Oberdorffer Jr., was 33 and her mother, Adelaide Christian Corey, was 25. She married Leo Ransom Himmelberger on 2 July 1915, in Stephenson, Menominee, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Stephenson Township, Menominee, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 4 February 1987, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 98.

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Cora Alice Oberdorffer
Leo Ransom Himmelberger
Marriage: 2 July 1915
William Leo Himmelberger
Richard J Himmelberger

Spouse & Children

2 July 1915
Stephenson, Menominee, Michigan, United States


  • William Leo Himmelberger


  • Richard J Himmelberger


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 2

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 15

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 28

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

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Sources (3)

  • Cora A Oberdoffn in household of William Oberdoffn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cora Oberdorffer in household of William J Oberdorffer, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cora Himmelberger in entry for William Leo Himmelberger, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"

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