Cora D. Wellwood

Female15 June 1879–

Brief Life History of Cora D.

When Cora D. Wellwood was born on 15 June 1879, in Sidney, Sidney Township, Montcalm, Michigan, United States, her father, Ira Lancelot Wellwood, was 30 and her mother, Harriet Amelia "Hattie" Martindale, was 23. She married Elmer B. Arnold on 16 September 1895, in West Branch, Ogemaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter.

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Family Time Line

Elmer B. Arnold
Cora D. Wellwood
Marriage: 16 September 1895
Margie I. Arnold
Glenn K Arnold
Lavern Arnold

Sources (10)

  • Cora Arnold in entry for Margie I. Arnold, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"
  • Cora D Welwood in household of Isa L Welwood, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cora Wellwood in entry for Glenn Arnold and Evelyn Dildine, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    16 September 1895West Branch, Ogemaw, Michigan, United States
  • Children (3)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (1)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 2

    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.

    1881 · Hudson's

    Age 2

    Clothing merchant Joseph Lowthian Hudson opened his first store inside the Detroit Opera House on April 2, 1881. Hudson was very successful with his small store and was able to move to a larger location on Woodward Avenue, far outside what was then the commercial district. Hudson's continued to grow until it became the tallest department store in the world. Hudson's 2,124,316 square foot store filled 32 floors, had 51 elevators, 48 escalators, 705 fitting rooms, and served over 16,000 meals a day.

    1910 · The BSA is Made

    Age 31

    Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

    Name Meaning

    Scottish (Fife):

    probably a habitational name from an unidentified place, evidently named with Older Scots well ‘well’ + wuid ‘wood’.

    perhaps an occupational name from Middle English wel(le) + ward ‘keeper’, denoting a local official with responsibility for looking after a well.

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

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