Cordelia Lake

Brief Life History of Cordelia

When Cordelia Lake was born on 22 November 1870, in Boone, Boone, Nebraska, United States, her father, Christopher Henry Lake, was 45 and her mother, Louvina Miller, was 37. She married Obediah Jackson Hill on 25 January 1890, in Boone, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 9 daughters. She lived in Washington District, Boone, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Big Harts Creek, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 30 June 1946, in McDowell, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Leet, Lincoln, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Obediah Jackson Hill
1870–1954
Cordelia Lake
1870–1946
Marriage: 25 January 1890
Donna Mae Hill
1887–1980
Myrtle Hill
1893–1922
James Earl Hill Sr
1894–1976
Herchel Critland Hill
1895–1935
Mattie Blanch Hill
1896–1978
Verna Hazel Hill
1898–1986
George Washington Hill
1899–1950
Baby Hill
1899–1899
Nora Rebel Hill
1901–1993
John Ray Hill
1903–1904
Luvina Susan Hill
1904–2000
Mary Harriet Hill
1906–1997
Ruby Pearl Hill
1907–1993
Obed Julian Hill
1909–1983
Ira Ellsworth Hill
1910–1997
Elloise Hill
1913–1999

Sources (24)

  • Delia C Hill, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cordelia Lake, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Cordelia Lake, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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Name Meaning

English (mainly West Country): topographic name usually for someone who lived by a streamlet (Middle English lak(e), Old English lacu) or who lived at or came from any of the places so named, such as Lack in Church Stoke (Shropshire) and Lake in Wilsford near Amesbury (Wiltshire). Lake is a common minor placename in Devon.

English: occasionally perhaps a topographic name for someone who lived by a lake or pool (Middle English, Old French lake), though it is uncertain that this word was current in ordinary vocabulary during the main period of surname formation (1250–1400).

North German and Dutch: habitational name from any of several places in Westphalia and Lower Saxony so named, or a topographic name from Middle Low German, Middle Dutch lake ‘swamp, swampy meadow’ (Middle Dutch also ‘border water’).

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

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