Cora Bernice Jacobson

25 October 1919–24 February 2010 (Age 90)
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States

The Life of Cora Bernice

When Cora Bernice Jacobson was born on 25 October 1919, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, her father, Leslia LeRoy Jacobson, was 35 and her mother, Malinda Maud Oakden, was 32. She married Gerald Aubrey Byerly on 13 June 1939, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Bonneville, Idaho, United States in 1930 and World in 1935. She died on 24 February 2010, in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States.

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Family Time Line

Gerald Aubrey Byerly
Cora Bernice Jacobson
Marriage: 13 June 1939
Debra Lynne Byerly

Spouse and Children

13 June 1939
Idaho Falls, Bonneville, Idaho, United States


    Debra Lynne Byerly


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World Events (8)


Age 1

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.
1921 · Bonneville County Courthouse is built

Age 2

In 1921, the Bonneville county courthouse was built. It was designed by Lionel Fisher and Charles Aitken, two architects that helped build a number of government buildings in Idaho.
1944 · The G.I Bill

Age 25

The G.I. Bill was a law that provided a range of benefits for returning World War II veterans that were on active duty during the war and weren't dishonorably discharged. The goal was to provide rewards for all World War II veterans. The act avoided life insurance policy payouts because of political distress caused after the end of World War I. But the Benefits that were included were: Dedicated payments of tuition and living expenses to attend high school, college or vocational/technical school, low-cost mortgages, low-interest loans to start a business, as well as one year of unemployment compensation. By the mid-1950s, around 7.8 million veterans used the G.I. Bill education benefits.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from Jacob . As an American surname this name has absorbed cognates from other languages, for example Danish, Norwegian, and Dutch Jacobsen and Swedish Jacobsson.

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

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Story Highlight

Bernice Jacobsen Byerly Hillman

BERNICE JACOBSEN BYERLY HILLMAN The year following the death of Laverne was a very lonely time for Floyd. It was during this time that he met Cora Bernice Jacobsen Byerly, They were married in Firth, …

Sources (3)

  • Bernice Cora Jacobson in household of Leslie Leroy Jacobson, "Utah, Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records, 1914-1960"
  • Bernice Jacobson in household of Leslie Jacobson, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cora B Jacobson in household of Leslie L Jacobson, "United States Census, 1920"

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