Cora Anna Lines

19 February 1895–26 May 1987 (Age 92)
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

The Life of Cora Anna

When Cora Anna Lines was born on 19 February 1895, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States, her father, Amos Greenbury Lines, was 33 and her mother, Sisaleana Voorhees, was 31. She married Leopold Edward Docktor on 28 July 1915, in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States. She died on 26 May 1987, in Franklin, Johnson, Indiana, United States, at the age of 92.

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Leopold Edward Docktor
Cora Anna Lines
Marriage: 28 July 1915

Spouse and Children

    Leopold Edward Docktor



28 July 1915
Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Amos Greenbury Lines


    Sisaleana Voorhees




World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 1

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.
1906 · Gary, Indiana, Is Founded

Age 11

The town of Gary, Indiana, was founded by the United States Steel Corporation in 1906. The Gary Works steel mill was the largest integrated mill in North America. The city of Gary was named after Elbert Henry Gary who was the founding chairman of the United States Steel Corporation and American lawyer and county judge. Gary partnered with J.P. Morgan, Andrew Carnegie, and Charles M. Schwab to found the United States Steel Corporation.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 24

The Eighteenth Amendment established a prohibition on all intoxicating liquors in the United States. As a result of the Amendment, the Prohibition made way for bootlegging and speakeasies becoming popular in many areas. The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.

Name Meaning

English: metronymic from Line .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Cora A Lines in household of Amos G Lines, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cora Lines in entry for Leaphold Edward Docktor, "Indiana Marriages, 1780-1992"

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