William Milton Cordell Jr

18 April 1910–18 October 1993 (Age 83)
West Jefferson, Madison, Ohio, United States

The Life of William Milton

When William Milton Cordell Jr was born on 18 April 1910, in West Jefferson, Madison, Ohio, United States, his father, William Milton Cordell, was 44 and his mother, Anne Moore, was 22. He married Maggie Verona Houchin on 24 September 1942, in Parker, Yuma, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Pike Township, Madison, Ohio, United States in 1930 and Oklahoma, United States in 1991. He died on 18 October 1993, in Dallas, Texas, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma, Oklahoma, United States.

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William Milton Cordell Jr
Maggie Verona Houchin
Marriage: 24 September 1942
Jonnie Lee Cordell

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24 September 1942
Parker, Yuma, Arizona, United States


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1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

Age 4

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Name Meaning

1 English: occupational name for a maker of cord or string or a nickname for an habitual wearer of decorative ties and ribbons, from a diminutive of Old French corde ‘rope’ ( see Cordes ).2 Americanized spelling of German Kardel ( see Kardell ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Wm Cordell in household of William M Cordell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William M Cordell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • William Cordell in household of Arliegh Doller, "United States Census, 1930"

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