Cora Alice Ditto

21 October 1885–10 July 1969 (Age 83)
Cook, Illinois, United States

The Life of Cora Alice

When Cora Alice Ditto was born on 21 October 1885, in Cook, Illinois, United States, her father, Francis Lewis "Frank" Ditto, was 27 and her mother, Emma Etta Deveney, was 20. She married Cleo Henry Pitchforth in 1913, in Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Keithsburg, Mercer, Illinois, United States in 1900 and Seventy-Six Township, Muscatine, Iowa, United States in 1920. She died on 10 July 1969, in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Davenport, Scott, Iowa, United States.

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Cleo Henry Pitchforth
Cora Alice Ditto
Marriage: 1913
Edna Pitchforth

Spouse and Children

Peoria, Peoria, Illinois, United States


    Edna Pitchforth


Parents and Siblings

    Francis Lewis "Frank" Ditto


    Emma Etta Deveney




    Jenny Lou Ditto


    Lillie May Ditto



    Roscoe Earl Ditto


    Mina Flo Ditto


+5 More Children

World Events (8)


Age 1

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 7

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 22

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 Anglicized form of a French Huguenot name of unexplained etymology. The name was already in North America by 1700 .2 Italian: from a short form of the personal name Benedetto .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora Pitchforth in household of Cleo Pitchforth, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cora A Ditto in household of Francis L Ditto, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cora Alice Pitchforth, "Iowa, Old Age Tax Assistance Records, 1934-1958"

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