Corda Arline Dexter

Female19 May 1900–1962

Brief Life History of Corda Arline

When Corda Arline Dexter was born on 19 May 1900, in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Calvin Joseph Dexter, was 27 and her mother, Alice Clayton, was 28. She married Linton Ray Leonard on 26 August 1920, in Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Raynham, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States for about 10 years and Easton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States in 1950. She died in 1962, at the age of 62, and was buried in Pleasant Street Cemetery, Raynham, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States.

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Linton Ray Leonard
Corda Arline Dexter
Marriage: 26 August 1920
Gail E Leonard

Sources (15)

  • C Arlene Leonard, "United States 1950 Census"
  • Cora Arline Dexter, "Massachusetts Births, 1841-1915"
  • Corda Arlene Dexter Leonard, "Find A Grave Index"

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  • Marriage
    26 August 1920Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
  • Children (1)

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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

    Age 1

    President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

    1901 · Theodore Roosevelt becomes the Twenty-sixth President of the United States

    Age 1

    After the Assassination of William McKinley, Theodore Roosevelt was sworn in as the Twenty-sixth President of the United States. During his first term he didn't have a Vice President but for his second term Charles W. Fairbanks filled the position.


    Age 17

    U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

    Name Meaning

    English (East Midlands): occupational name from Middle English dexter(e), dei(gh)ester, deyster ‘dyer’ (Old English deaʒestre, deʒ(e)stre). The word originally denoted a female dyer, but came to be used for dyers of both sexes. Compare Dyer .

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

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