Cora Belle Jones

16 October 1929–11 February 2006 (Age 76)
Starke, Bradford, Florida, United States

The Life of Cora Belle

When Cora Belle Jones was born on 16 October 1929, in Starke, Bradford, Florida, United States, her father, James Crowzer Jones, was 52 and her mother, Cora Belle Hager, was 24. She had at least 2 daughters with Leroy Hansel Douglas. She lived in Lawtey, Bradford, Florida, United States in 1930 and Election Precinct 1 Lawtey, Bradford, Florida, United States in 1940. She died on 11 February 2006, in Brewton, Escambia, Alabama, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Brewton, Escambia, Alabama, United States.

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Family Time Line

Leroy Hansel Douglas
Cora Belle Jones
Terry Douglas Eakin
Cynthia Elaine Douglas

Spouse and Children



    Terry Douglas Eakin


    Cynthia Elaine Douglas


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World Events (8)


Age 2

The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.
1941 · Florida Involvement in World War II

Age 12

Similar to the first World War, Florida's location and temperature served as an ideal location for military training; in fact, Florida would end up having 172 military installations. As a result of World War II growth, Camp Blanding became the fourth largest city in Florida, capable of housing over 55,000 soldiers. Many Floridians sacrificed their lives among other Americans to win the war; it's estimated that about 3,000 U.S. deaths were from Floridian troops.

Age 21

United States military forces play a leading role against North Korean and Chinese troops in Korean War.

Name Meaning

English and Welsh: patronymic from the Middle English personal name Jon(e) ( see John ). The surname is especially common in Wales and southern central England. In North America this name has absorbed various cognate and like-sounding surnames from other languages. (For forms, see Hanks and Hodges 1988 ).

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

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Story Highlight

My Grandmother

My grandmother Cora Belle Jones-Douglas. Who we called Nanny, because she didn't want to sound old.. lol. She was so loving and so funny. Full of life! She raised me, Marina while my mother Cora Belle …

Sources (3)

  • Cora Belle Jones in household of James C Jones, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cora Belle Jones in household of James C Jones, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cora Belle Jones in entry for Donald Ray Wilson and Terry Lee Eakin, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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