Cordelia O'Banks

about 1839–
Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States

The Life of Cordelia

When Cordelia O'Banks was born about 1839, in Pontiac, Oakland, Michigan, United States, her father, Wright O. Banks, was 33 and her mother, Mary Ann Brotherton, was 33.

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Wright O. Banks
Mary Ann Brotherton
Francis Linus O. Banks
Eliza O'Banks
Cordelia O'Banks
Elias O'Banks
Charles O'Banks
Mary Amanda O'Banks
Elvira Banks
Almira Banks

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World Events (8)


Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1847 · Moving the State Capital

Age 8

The capital of Michigan was moved from Detroit to Lansing on March 17, 1847. The capital was moved to be further away from Canada, to encourage settlement and boost economy toward the inner regions of the state, and to make to capital more accessible to everyone statewide.
1870 · The Fifteenth Amendment

Age 31

Prohibits the federal government and each state from denying a citizen the right to vote based on that citizen's race, color, or previous condition of servitude. It was the last of the Reconstruction Amendments.

Name Meaning

English (Midlands): probably a variant of Eubanks .

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

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Sources (1)

  • Cordelia Banks in household of Wright O Banks, "United States Census, 1850"

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