Cora Ethel Trinkle

9 September 1887–14 April 1974 (Age 86)
Stewart, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Cora Ethel

When Cora Ethel Trinkle was born on 9 September 1887, in Stewart, Tennessee, United States, her father, William Henry Trinkle, was 34 and her mother, Emily Parker Abernathy, was 29. She married James Gilespie McCracken on 20 December 1906, in Houston, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Civil District 6, Stewart, Tennessee, United States in 1900 and Cumberland City, Stewart, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years. She died on 14 April 1974, in Clarksville, Montgomery, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Cumberland City Cemetery, Cumberland City, Stewart, Tennessee, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Gilespie McCracken
Cora Ethel Trinkle
Marriage: 20 December 1906
Joseph Edward "Ed" McCracken
Myath Karylon McCracken

Spouse and Children

    James Gilespie McCracken



20 December 1906
Houston, Tennessee, United States


    Joseph Edward "Ed" McCracken


    Myath Karylon McCracken


Parents and Siblings

    William Henry Trinkle


    Emily Parker Abernathy




    Emma Tabitha Trinkle


    Dr. Charles Gilbert Trinkle


    William Trinkle Jr.


    Alfred Jackson Trinkle



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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 3

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 3

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 23

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

South German: nickname for a drinker, from a diminutive noun derivative of Middle High German trinken ‘to drink’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora E Mc Cracken in household of James Mc Cracken, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ethel Mccracking, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Ethel Trinkle in household of Wh Trinkle, "United States Census, 1900"

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