Cora Izealia Pence

1881–1906 (Age 24)
Newaygo,, Michigan

The Life of Cora Izealia

When Cora Izealia Pence was born on 17 June 1881, her father, Isaac Pence, was 44 and her mother, Silvia Esther Bortles, was 26. She married Charles Sumner Allen on 16 October 1897. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 4 daughters. She lived in Dover Township, Lake, Michigan, United States in 1900. She died on 9 June 1906, at the age of 24, and was buried in Boon, Wexford, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cora Izealia Pence
Charles Sumner Allen
Marriage: 16 October 1897
Myrtle C Allen
Myrtle Carrie Allen
Son Allen
Vernice Allan
Beulah Marie Allen

Spouse & Children

16 October 1897
Fruitport, Muskegon, Michigan


  • Female1897–1974Female

  • Female1898–1974Female

  • Male1901–1901Male

  • Vernice Allan


  • Beulah Marie Allen


Parents & Siblings

  • Isaac Pence


  • Silvia Esther Bortles




  • George H Pence


  • Samuel D. Pence


  • Arstella Pence


  • Ina Pence


  • Female1881–1906Female

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1887 · The Bagley Memorial Fountain

Age 6

"The Bagley Memorial Fountain was erected in 1887 with funds from the estate of John Judson Bagley. Bagley's will ordered the construction of the drinking fountain which would provide the people of Detroit ""water cold and pure as the coldest mountain stream."" H.H. Richards was the architect for the Romanesque-style, pink granite, lionhead fountain. It is engraved with the words, ""TESTAMENTARY GIFT FOR THE PEOPLE FROM JOHN JUDSON BAGLEY A.D. MDCCCLXXXVII""."
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 9

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.

Name Meaning

Americanized spelling of German Pentz or Benz .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Cora I Allen in household of Charles Allen, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cora J Penc in entry for Charles N Arball and Myrtle C Allen, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Cora Allen in entry for Carrie Allen, "Michigan Births, 1867-1902"

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