Eva Cora Lannom

11 December 1879–13 April 1965 (Age 85)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of Eva Cora

When Eva Cora Lannom was born on 11 December 1879, in Tennessee, United States, her father, James R Lannom, was 22 and her mother, Martha Elizabeth Stephens, was 20. She married Ira Andrew Kennedy on 26 February 1899, in Carter, Oklahoma, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Justice Precinct 1, Fannin, Texas, United States in 1930 and Justice Precinct 7, Fannin, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 13 April 1965, in Fannin, Texas, United States, at the age of 85, and was buried in Bonham, Fannin, Texas, United States.

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Ira Andrew Kennedy
Eva Cora Lannom
Marriage: 26 February 1899
Henry Cecil Kennedy Sr
Hubert Kennedy
Clifford Andy Kennedy
Ada Bernice Kennedy

Spouse and Children

26 February 1899
Carter, Oklahoma, United States


    Henry Cecil Kennedy Sr


    Hubert Kennedy


    Clifford Andy Kennedy


    Ada Bernice Kennedy


Parents and Siblings



World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 2

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 2

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1902 · So Much Farm Land

Age 23

A law that funded many irrigation and agricultural projects in the western states.

Name Meaning

Possibly an altered spelling of Lanham ( see Langham ) or Lannon .This is a frequent name in TN.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Eva C Kennedy in household of Ira Kennedy, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Eva Kenned in household of I A Kenned, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Evie C Kennedy in household of I A Kennedy, "United States Census, 1930"

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