Cora Almeda Owings

1 December 1870–1953 (Age 82)
Roane, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Cora Almeda

When Cora Almeda Owings was born on 1 December 1870, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Campbell Owings, was 28 and her mother, Matilda Ann Nancy Acuff, was 23. She married Samuel B. Bowers Sr. on 21 January 1892, in Roane, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Rockwood, Roane, Tennessee, United States in 1910 and Civil District 5, Roane, Tennessee, United States in 1920. She died in 1953, in Roane, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 83.

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Family Time Line

Samuel B. Bowers Sr.
Cora Almeda Owings
Marriage: 21 January 1892
Raymond S Bowers
Elmer O Bowers
Samuel B. Bowers Jr.
J D Bowers
Jesse M. Bowers
Alice Ruth Bowers

Spouse and Children

    Samuel B. Bowers Sr.



21 January 1892
Roane, Tennessee, United States


    Raymond S Bowers


    Elmer O Bowers



    J D Bowers


    Jesse M. Bowers


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Parents and Siblings



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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 8

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 26

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Variant of Irish or Welsh Owens .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora A Bowers in household of Sam B Bowers, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cora Bowers in household of Sam B Bowers, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cora Bowers in household of Samuel Bowers Sr., "United States Census, 1910"

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