Cordilla Veona Strong

14 March 1880–15 August 1966 (Age 86)
Cherryhill Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Cordilla Veona

When Cordilla Veona Strong was born on 14 March 1880, in Cherryhill Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Daniel C. Strong, was 39 and her mother, Sarah Brown, was 42. She married Loughry Logan Shank on 22 October 1903, in Indiana, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She died on 15 August 1966, in Cherryhill Township, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Indiana, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Loughry Logan Shank
Cordilla Veona Strong
Marriage: 22 October 1903
Bertha Iona Shank
Annie N Shank
Lillian Viola Shank
Kenneth Leroy Shank

Spouse and Children

22 October 1903
Indiana, Indiana, Pennsylvania, United States


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 2

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.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 23

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: from Middle English strong, strang ‘strong’, generally a nickname for a strong man but perhaps sometimes applied ironically to a weakling.2 French: translation of Trahand, a metonymic occupational name for a silkworker who drew out the thread from the cocoons ( see Trahan ).3 Translation of Ashkenazic Jewish Stark .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cardill Strong in household of Daniel Strong, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cardilla V Strong in household of Daniel Strong, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Sordella Shank in household of Laughry Shank, "United States Census, 1940"

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