Cora M Hennesy

Female1 June 1889–11 February 1918

Brief Life History of Cora M

When Cora M Hennesy was born on 1 June 1889, in Franklinton, Washington, Louisiana, United States, her father, James L Hennesy, was 49 and her mother, Nancy Caroline Welch, was 41. She married Ronald Alphonse Walker on 18 February 1907, in Louisiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She died on 11 February 1918, in St. Helena, Louisiana, United States, at the age of 28, and was buried in Tangipahoa, Louisiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ronald Alphonse Walker
1890–1921
Cora M Hennesy
1889–1918
Marriage: 18 February 1907
Inez Maxie Mae Walker
1907–1973
Acy Elton Walker
1911–1976
Ocy Olen Walker
1913–1992
A J Walker
1915–1917

Sources (4)

  • Cora Walker, "Louisiana Deaths, 1850-1875, 1894-1960"
  • Mrs Ronald A Walker in entry for Ocy O Walker, "United States, GenealogyBank Obituaries, 1980-2014"
  • Cora M Hennesey Walker, "Find A Grave Index"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 February 1907Louisiana, United States
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (9)

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    World Events (8)

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 1

    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 1

    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.

    1898 · War with the Spanish

    Age 9

    After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

    Name Meaning

    Irish (Cork): variant of Hennessy .

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

    Possible Related Names

    Story Highlight

    Nancy Hennesy Bible

    Nancy Hennesy Bible Washington Parish, Louisiana Submitted by Carolyn B. Henderson Source: Cemetery Records: Louisiana, Vol. VII, pp. 68 - 72 Documented and compiled by Mrs. Zuma Fendlas …

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