Cora Marval Atwood

Brief Life History of Cora Marval

When Cora Marval Atwood was born on 17 July 1908, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, her father, Lawrence Miner Atwood, was 22 and her mother, Cora Augusta Warnick, was 22. She married Malin Ross Smith on 13 July 1933, in Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Ely Township, White Pine, Nevada, United States in 1940 and Utah, Utah, United States in 1950. She died on 2 July 1999, in Pleasant Grove, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Lehi, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Malin Ross Smith
Cora Marval Atwood
Marriage: 13 July 1933
Kent Atwood Smith
Gordon Malin Smith
Gordon Malin Smith
Steven Lawrence Smith
JoAnne Smith

Sources (32)

  • Marval A Smith, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Cora Marvel Atwood, "Utah Births and Christenings, 1892-1941"
  • Cora Marval Atwood, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"

World Events (8)

1909 · The NAACP is formed

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.

1910 · The Lehi Tabernacle Is Completed

The beautiful Lehi Tabernacle was completed and dedicated by Joseph F. Smith on May 15, 1910. The white brick building was able to seat 1,200 people. A 9-ton, 19 foot high, pipe organ was the crowning feature of the building. The massive organ cost $3,700 and had a total of 792 pipes. The tabernacle was a jewel in the community.


Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name from Middle English atte wode (Old English æt thǣm wuda) ‘by the wood’.

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

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