Avis Bone

October 1894–July 1975 (Age 80)
Nebraska, United States

The Life Summary of Avis

When Avis Bone was born in October 1894, in Nebraska, United States, her father, John Edward Bone, was 19 and her mother, Cora Katherine Vogt, was 19. She married Clyde Dewey Cockerill in December 1921. She lived in Liberty Election Precinct, Perkins, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died in July 1975, in Perkins, Nebraska, United States, at the age of 80.

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Family Time Line

Clyde Dewey Cockerill
Avis Bone
Marriage: December 1921

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    December 1921
  • Parents and Siblings



    World Events (8)

    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 2
    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.
    1898 · War with the Spanish
    Age 4
    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.
    1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress
    Age 22
    Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): nickname meaning ‘good’, from Middle English bon(e), boun, Old French bon ‘good’.English: possibly a nickname from Middle English bone ‘bone, leg’ (Old English bān; compare Bain 3), used of someone with a bad leg or long legs.English: variant of Boone 1.

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

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    Sources (6)

    • Avia N Cockerill in household of Clyde D Cockerill, "United States Census, 1940"
    • Avis Cockerill, "United States Social Security Death Index"
    • Avis N Cockerill in household of Clide D Cockerill, "United States Census, 1930"

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