Leona Cordela Maness

27 November 1889–18 May 1959 (Age 69)
White, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Leona Cordela

When Leona Cordela Maness was born on 27 November 1889, in White, Arkansas, United States, her father, William Franklin Maness, was 33 and her mother, Mary Cunningham, was 40. She married John William Moffitt on 22 July 1906, in White, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Mountain Township, Faulkner, Arkansas, United States in 1930 and Joy Township, White, Arkansas, United States in 1940. She died on 18 May 1959, at the age of 69.

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Family Time Line

John William Moffitt
Leona Cordela Maness
Marriage: 22 July 1906
Elsie O Moffitt
Allie May Moffitt
Bessie Lee Moffitt
Velma Odell Moffitt

Spouse and Children

22 July 1906
White, Arkansas, United States


    Elsie O Moffitt


    Allie May Moffitt


    Bessie Lee Moffitt


    Velma Odell Moffitt


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1904 · William H. Fuller Grows 70 Acres of Rice

Age 15

Rice is one Arkansas leading crops, in 1904 William H. Fuller planted 70 acres of rice, this act is what started the making rice the leading crop in Arkansas.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 19

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

Probably a variant of Dutch Manes .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Leona C Maner in household of Joe F Maner, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Dealie Moffitt in household of John W Moffitt, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Dellie L Moffitt in household of Julius D Griffin, "United States Census, 1930"

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