Cora Mattie Joyner

10 April 1875–28 July 1948 (Age 73)
Nash, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Cora Mattie

When Cora Mattie Joyner was born on 10 April 1875, in Nash, North Carolina, United States, her father, Madison Scott Joyner, was 24 and her mother, Emily Starr Victoria Taylor, was 25. She married Joseph Marcillon Tunnell on 17 February 1901, in Nash, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Coopers Township, Nash, North Carolina, United States for about 40 years. She died on 28 July 1948, in Wilson, Wilson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Spring Hope, Craven, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Marcillon Tunnell
1872–1929
Cora Mattie Joyner
1875–1948
Marriage: 17 February 1901
Hubbard Tunnell
1902–
Minnie Cora Tunnell
1904–1977
Troy Alton Tunnell
1908–1966
Joseph Russell Tunnell
1913–1973

Spouse and Children

    Joseph Marcillon Tunnell

    Male1872–1929Male

    Female1875–1948Female

MARRIAGE
17 February 1901
Nash, North Carolina, United States
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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · Last Troops Leave

Age 2

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Joiner .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mattie C Tunnell in household of Joseph Tunnell, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mattie Tunnell in household of J M Tunnell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cora M Joyner in household of M S Joyner, "United States Census, 1880"

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