Belle Marie Cockrum

2 July 1889–20 August 1964 (Age 75)
Salt River Township, Knox, Missouri, United States

The Life of Belle Marie

When Belle Marie Cockrum was born on 2 July 1889, in Salt River Township, Knox, Missouri, United States, her father, Martin Luther Cockrum, was 29 and her mother, Willie Louella McCully, was 25. She married Creed Morris Dillon on 17 June 1921, in Neosho, Newton, Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Anderson, McDonald, Missouri, United States in 1920. She died on 20 August 1964, in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Downs, Osborne, Kansas, United States.

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Creed Morris Dillon
Belle Marie Cockrum
Marriage: 17 June 1921
Robert Morris Dillon
Charles M Dillon

Spouse and Children

17 June 1921
Neosho, Newton, Missouri, United States


    Robert Morris Dillon


    Charles M Dillon


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World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 1

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.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 15

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1909 · The NAACP is formed

Age 20

Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

Name Meaning

Probably a reduced form of English Cockerham , or an altered spelling of Scottish Cochran .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Belle M Dillon in household of Creed M Dillon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Belle M Cochran in household of Marlin L Cochran, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Belle Cockrun in household of Martin L Cockrun, "United States Census, 1900"

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