Cordelia Wallin

1866–1943 (Age 77)
Benton, Polk, Tennessee, United States

The Life of Cordelia

When Cordelia Wallin was born on 12 May 1866, in Benton, Polk, Tennessee, United States, her father, James Madison Wallin, was 19 and her mother, Eglantine McClary, was 19. She married William Randolph Culpepper on 14 November 1882, in McMinn, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Tennessee, United States in 1870 and Commissioner's Precinct 1, Childress, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 29 April 1943, in Childress, Childress, Texas, United States, at the age of 76, and was buried in Childress, Childress, Texas, United States.

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Cordelia Wallin
William Randolph Culpepper
Marriage: 14 November 1882
James Houston Culpepper
Charles Culpepper
Jacob Elmer Culpepper
Laura Cleo Culpepper
Adolphus Releford Culpepper
Mary Avo Culpepper
Viola Eglantine Culpepper
Hazel Dewey Culpepper

Spouse & Children

14 November 1882
McMinn, Tennessee, United States


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World Events (8)

1870 · Texas Is Restored to the Union

Age 4

Congress restored Texas to the Union on March 30, 1870, despite not yet meeting all of the requirements established for re-admittance.
1878 · Yellow Fever Epidemic

Age 12

When a man that had escaped a quarantined steamboat with yellow fever went to a restaurant he infected Kate Bionda the owner. This was the start of the yellow fever epidemic in Memphis, Tennessee. By the end of the epidemic 5,200 of the residence would die.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 24

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.

Name Meaning

Swedish: variant of Vallin .

Possible Related Names

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

Sources (3)

  • Cordelia Wallin in household of James M Wallin, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cordelia Culpeper in household of William R Culpeper, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cordelia Culpepper in household of William R Culpepper, "United States Census, 1940"

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