Cora May Burton

Brief Life History of Cora May

When Cora May Burton was born in May 1896, in Indiana, United States, her father, Oscar Grant Burton, was 30 and her mother, Elizabeth Belle Lane, was 25. She married Everett Cecil Abbott on 19 September 1914, in Monroe, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Jackson Township, Orange, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Bloomington, Perry Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States in 1940. She died on 21 December 1960, at the age of 64, and was buried in Valhalla Memory Gardens, Bloomington Township, Monroe, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Everett Cecil Abbott
1896–1938
Cora May Burton
1896–1960
Marriage: 19 September 1914
Helen Louise Abbott
1915–1970
James Elwood Abbitt Sr
1917–1973
Esther Audrey Abbitt
1918–2007
John Frederick Abbitt
1920–1987
Doris Abbott
1920–
Nathan Edward Abbott
1924–1975

Sources (15)

  • Cora Murphy, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cora Murphy, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2019"
  • Cora Mae Burton Murphy, "Find A Grave Index"

World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.

1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from a placename that is very common in central and northern England. The derivation in most cases is from Old English burh ‘fort’ (see Burke ) + tūn ‘enclosure, settlement’.

French (northeastern): regional variant of Berton .

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

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