Corene Effie Corley

25 May 1917–20 May 1994 (Age 77)
Tolbert, Wilbarger, Texas, United States

The Life of Corene Effie

When Corene Effie Corley was born on 25 May 1917, in Tolbert, Wilbarger, Texas, United States, her father, Elbert Lee Corley, was 33 and her mother, Lessie Loretta Alberta Plumlee, was 21. She married J B McAuley on 23 December 1933, in Lubbock, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. She lived in Justice Precinct 6, Wilbarger, Texas, United States in 1920 and Justice Precinct 5, Lubbock, Texas, United States in 1930. She died on 20 May 1994, in Shallowater, Lubbock, Texas, United States, at the age of 76.

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J B McAuley
Corene Effie Corley
Marriage: 23 December 1933
Jay Kent Mcauley

Spouse and Children

23 December 1933
Lubbock, Texas, United States


    Jay Kent Mcauley


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1918 · Attempting to Stop the War

Age 1

To end World War I, President Wilson created a list of principles to be used as negotiations for peace among the nations. Known as The Fourteen Points, the principles were outlined in a speech on war aimed toward the idea of peace but most of the Allied forces were skeptical of this Wilsonian idealism.
1929 · The Great Depression Arrives

Age 12

Like most of the country, the economy of Texas suffered greatly after the Stock Market Crash of 1929. Thousands of city workers were suddenly unemployed and relied on a variety of government relief programs; unemployed Mexican citizens were required to take one-way bus tickets to Mexico.

Age 24

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: variant of Curley .2 English: habitational name from Corley in Warwickshire or Coreley in Shropshire, both named with Old English corna, a metathesized form of crona, genitive plural of cron, cran ‘crane’ + lēah ‘woodland clearing’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Corine Corley in household of E Lee Corley, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Carene E Carley in household of Lee E Carley, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Corene Corley, "Texas, County Marriage Records, 1837-1965"

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