Cora Elizabeth Stucker

21 October 1877–17 February 1940 (Age 62)
Palmyra, Harrison, Indiana, United States

The Life of Cora Elizabeth

When Cora Elizabeth Stucker was born on 21 October 1877, in Palmyra, Harrison, Indiana, United States, her father, William Standiford Stucker, was 38 and her mother, Mary Catherine Rippy, was 38. She married John A. Hicks on 8 February 1899, in Harrison, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Posey Township, Washington, Indiana, United States in 1910 and Delavan, Tazewell, Illinois, United States for about 20 years. She died on 17 February 1940, in Delavan Township, Tazewell, Illinois, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Delavan Township, Tazewell, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

John A. Hicks
Cora Elizabeth Stucker
Marriage: 8 February 1899
Emanuel J. Hicks
Clarence Emmanuel Hicks

Spouse and Children

8 February 1899
Harrison, Indiana, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Standiford Stucker





    James Albert Stucker


    Lisa G. Stucker


    Eliza Jane Stucker


    Charles Preston Stucker


    John Edward Stucker


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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1885 · The First Skyscraper

Age 8

The Home Insurance Building is considered to be the first skyscraper in the world. It was supported both inside and outside by steel and metal that were deemed fireproof and also it was reinforced with concrete. It originally had ten stories but in 1891 two more were added.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 19

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.

Name Meaning

1 German: derivative of Stuck , the suffix -er denoting an inhabitant or agent.2 (Stücker): occupational name for an embroiderer, from Middle High German sticken ‘to stitch’, ‘embroider’ + the agent suffix -er.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora Newman, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cora Newman, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cora L Hicks in household of John A Hicks, "United States Census, 1900"

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