Cora Alta Pulliam

19 January 1886–13 March 1909 (Age 23)
Uvalde, Texas, United States

The Life of Cora Alta

When Cora Alta Pulliam was born on 19 January 1886, in Uvalde, Texas, United States, her father, William Marshall Pulliam, was 37 and her mother, Minerva Catherine Mckinney, was 33. She married Raymond Wainfield Miller on 5 September 1906, in Brewster, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 13 March 1909, in Brewster, Texas, United States, at the age of 23, and was buried in Marathon Cemetery, Marathon, Brewster, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Raymond Wainfield Miller
Cora Alta Pulliam
Marriage: 5 September 1906
Cora Irene Miller

Spouse and Children

    Raymond Wainfield Miller



5 September 1906
Brewster, Texas, United States


    Cora Irene Miller


Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 8

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.

Name Meaning

Anglicized form of Welsh ap William ‘son of William’ ( see Williams ).

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

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Sources (1)

  • Cora Pulliam in household of William Pulliam, "United States Census, 1900"

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