Cora Elizabeth Vannatta

20 January 1892–21 July 1961 (Age 69)
Mount Summit, Prairie Township, Henry, Indiana, United States

The Life of Cora Elizabeth

When Cora Elizabeth Vannatta was born on 20 January 1892, in Mount Summit, Prairie Township, Henry, Indiana, United States, her father, Charles Vannatta, was 21 and her mother, Harriett Frances Williams, was 29. She married Howard Hillary Darling on 22 April 1911, in Henry, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in New Castle, Henry, Indiana, United States in 1920 and Monroe Township, Randolph, Indiana, United States for about 10 years. She died on 21 July 1961, in Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Gardens Of Memory, Muncie, Delaware, Indiana, United States.

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Howard Hillary Darling
Cora Elizabeth Vannatta
Marriage: 22 April 1911
Clarence Edward Darling
Alma Mae Darling

Spouse and Children

22 April 1911
Henry, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings


    Harriett Frances Williams




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 14

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 20

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

Name Meaning

Variant of Dutch Van Natter .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora Vanatta in household of Charles Vanatta, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cora Darling in household of Howard Darling, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cora E Darling in household of Howard H Darling, "United States Census, 1930"

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