Cora Elizabeth Becker

Female2 July 1864–20 May 1919

Brief Life History of Cora Elizabeth

When Cora Elizabeth Becker was born on 2 July 1864, in Williamsburgh, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada, her father, Alexander Ludwig Becker, was 36 and her mother, Hester Ann Beckstead, was 25. She married Samuel Oughton Kendrick on 23 June 1885, in Williamsburgh, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 20 May 1919, in Winchester, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada, at the age of 54, and was buried in Maple Ridge, Muskoka, Ontario, Canada.

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Samuel Oughton Kendrick
Cora Elizabeth Becker
Marriage: 23 June 1885
Alexander Roy Kendrick
Effie Rose Kendrick
Luella Mae Kendrick
Clifford Hudson Kendrick
Hugh Burton Kendrick

Sources (17)

  • Corn E. Eschitt, "Canada Census, 1901"
  • Cora E Becker, "Ontario Marriages, 1869-1927"
  • Cora E. Kendrick, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    23 June 1885Williamsburgh, Stormont Dundas and Glengarry, Ontario, Canada
  • Children (5)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

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    World Events (5)

    1867 · Ontario Founded

    Age 3

    On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.


    Age 5


    1883 · Mining Boom

    Age 19

    In 1883, there was a mining boom in Northern Ontario when mineral deposits were found near Sudbury. Thomas Flanagan was the blacksmith for the Canadian Pacific Railway that noticed the deposits in the river.

    Name Meaning

    German and Dutch: occupational name for a baker of bread, or brick and tiles, derived from Middle High German and Middle Dutch backen ‘to bake’. The German surname is also found in France (mainly Lorraine and Alsace).

    Danish: occupational name for a baker, from bechere ‘baker’.

    Jewish (Ashkenazic): occupational name for a baker, from German Bäcker (compare 1 and Backer ) or Yiddish beker ‘baker’.

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

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