Ford Leroy Corll

21 February 1899–14 March 1960 (Age 61)
Hadley, Perry Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Ford Leroy

When Ford Leroy Corll was born on 21 February 1899, in Hadley, Perry Township, Mercer, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Charles Kistler Corll, was 46 and his mother, Laura Louise Philips, was 39. He married Mildred A. Gundlach in 1921, in Delaware, Iowa, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. He lived in Westfield, Westfield, Chautauqua, New York, United States for about 5 years and Brocton, Portland, Chautauqua, New York, United States in 1940. He died on 14 March 1960, in Ripley, Chautauqua, New York, United States, at the age of 61, and was buried in Westfield, Westfield, Chautauqua, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ford Leroy Corll
Mildred A. Gundlach
Marriage: 1921
Baby Corell
Charles H Corll
Esther M Corll
Marjorie L Corll

Spouse and Children

Delaware, Iowa, United States


    Baby Corell


    Charles H Corll


    Esther M Corll


    Marjorie L Corll


Parents and Siblings

    Charles Kistler Corll


    Laura Louise Philips




+4 More Children

World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 1

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1913 · The Completion of the Keokuk Dam

Age 14

The Keokuk Dam was completed in 1913 and began to power the surrounding area. It was the largest single capacity powerhouse in the world at the time. After World War II, the powerhouse was modernized and all the units were converted in 2002. It remains the largest privately owned and operated dam on the Mississippi River.
1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 17

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from Coull in Aberdeenshire. There is also another place so named, in the Highland Region, which may have given rise to the surname.

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

Sources (3)

  • Ford Corll, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ford L Corll, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ford Corll in household of Lester Hugh, "United States Census, 1920"

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