Sallie Florida Corpening

Female2 September 1879–27 August 1911

Brief Life History of Sallie Florida

When Sallie Florida Corpening was born on 2 September 1879, in Bridgeport, Harrison, West Virginia, United States, her father, Edward McCullough Corpening, was 26 and her mother, Mary Alice Gallahue, was 22. She married John Bosworth Payne on 14 October 1896, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Simpson District, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1880 and Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States in 1910. She died on 27 August 1911, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 31, and was buried in Clarksburg, Harrison, West Virginia, United States.

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John Bosworth Payne
Sallie Florida Corpening
Marriage: 14 October 1896
John Edward Payne
Virginia Alice Payne

Sources (16)

  • Sallie C Payne in household of John B Payne, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Sallie Corpening, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"
  • Sallie Florida Corpening, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    14 October 1896Harrison, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (2)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 2

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

    Age 3

    A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

    1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

    Age 11

    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.

    Name Meaning

    Altered form of German Köp(e)nick (see Koepnick ).

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

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