Cora May Sylvester Owens

16 November 1882–1 October 1947 (Age 64)
Springville, St. Clair, Alabama, United States

The Life Summary of Cora May Sylvester

When Cora May Sylvester Owens was born on 16 November 1882, in Springville, St. Clair, Alabama, United States, her father, James Thomas Owens, was 28 and her mother, Clarisa Atha Alona Ragsdale, was 22. She married Anthon Ephriam Jacobson on 18 October 1897, in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 2 daughters. She lived in Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States in 1900. She died on 1 October 1947, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 64, and was buried in Pacific Crest Cemetery, Redondo Beach, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Anthon Ephriam Jacobson
Cora May Sylvester Owens
Marriage: 18 October 1897
Cora Marie Jacobson
James Anthon Jacobson

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    18 October 1897Safford, Graham, Arizona, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 4
    Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
    Age 8
    EARLIEST RECORDED MARKER: Almina Scott BIRTH unknown DEATH 16 Jan 1890 BURIAL Pacific Crest Cemetery Redondo Beach, Los Angeles County, California, USA PLOT 1 82 1C MEMORIAL ID 160507344 · View Source
    1900 · Gold for Cash!
    Age 18
    This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

    Name Meaning

    Welsh: variant of Owen , with post-medieval excrescent English -s.Irish: adopted as an Anglicized form by bearers of the Gaelic surname Mac Eoghain (see McEwen ).

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

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    Sources (15)

    • Cora M Owens in entry for Unknown, "Arizona, Birth Certificates and Indexes, 1855-1930"
    • Cora M Jacobson in household of Anton E Jacobson, "United States Census, 1900"
    • Cora O Jacobson, "California, County Marriages, 1850-1952"

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