Ada Marie Corn

28 November 1886–24 August 1970 (Age 83)
Salem, Richardson, Nebraska, United States

The Life of Ada Marie

When Ada Marie Corn was born on 28 November 1886, in Salem, Richardson, Nebraska, United States, her father, William Abner Corn, was 27 and her mother, Rena Ann Shaffer, was 20. She married Andrew John Crook on 1 September 1908, in Falls City, Richardson, Nebraska, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Liberty Township, Richardson, Nebraska, United States for about 20 years and Liberty Election Precinct, Richardson, Nebraska, United States in 1940. She died on 24 August 1970, at the age of 83, and was buried in Maple Cemetery, Salem, Richardson, Nebraska, United States.

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Andrew John Crook
Ada Marie Corn
Marriage: 1 September 1908
Irene Marie Crook
Glenwin Andrew Crook

Spouse and Children

1 September 1908
Falls City, Richardson, Nebraska, United States


Parents and Siblings

    William Abner Corn


    Rena Ann Shaffer




World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1890 · Woman's Suffrage

Age 4

An organization formed in favor of women's suffrages. By combining the National Woman Suffrage Association and the American Woman Suffrage Association, the NAWSA eventually increased in membership up to two million people. It is still one of the largest voluntary organizations in the nation today and held a major role in passing the Nineteenth Amendment.
1908 · The Bureau of Investigation is formed

Age 22

Known as the National Bureau of Criminal Identification, The Bureau of Investigation helped agencies across the country identify different criminals. President Roosevelt instructed that there be an autonomous investigative service that would report only to the Attorney General.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cran ‘crane’ ( see Crane ).2 English: from Middle English corn ‘grain’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a grain merchant or grower, or possibly a miller.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of hand mills, Old English cweorn.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Ada Crook in household of Andrew Crook, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ada M Crook in household of Andy J Crook, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Ada M Crook in household of Andrew J Crook, "United States Census, 1930"

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