Mae Esther Leyshon

1 May 1895–1 June 1955 (Age 60)
Creede, Mineral, Colorado, United States

The Life of Mae Esther

When Mae Esther Leyshon was born on 1 May 1895, in Creede, Mineral, Colorado, United States, her father, Matthew Henry Leyshun, was 52 and her mother, Mary Jane Roe, was 24. She married Joseph Christian Core on 7 November 1913, in Delta, Delta, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Lamar, Prowers, Colorado, United States in 1920 and Durango, La Plata, Colorado, United States in 1930. She died on 1 June 1955, in Waldport, Lincoln, Oregon, United States, at the age of 60, and was buried in Amity, Yamhill, Oregon, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Christian Core
Mae Esther Leyshon
Marriage: 7 November 1913
Charles Richard Core
Rachel Hattie Core
George Christian Core
Nellie Eunice Core
Henry Earl Core
Sadie May Core

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Christian Core



7 November 1913
Delta, Delta, Colorado, United States



    Rachel Hattie Core


    George Christian Core


    Nellie Eunice Core


    Henry Earl Core


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Matthew Henry Leyshun





World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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 · Oregon Historical Society

Age 3

The Oregon Historical Society was founded on December 17, 1898, for the “collection, preservation, exhibition, and publication of material of a historical character, especially that relating to the history of Oregon and of the United States.” 
1911 · First U.S. Primary Elections Held

Age 16

The first U.S. primary elections were held in Oregon in 1911. 

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Sources (3)

  • May Core in household of Joe C Core, "United States Census, 1920"
  • May Core, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Esther May Leyshon in entry for George Christian Core and Irma Mae Gowan, "Alabama County Marriages, 1809-1950"

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