Cora Jane Burris

19 January 1894–19 September 1963 (Age 69)
Stanly, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Cora Jane

When Cora Jane Burris was born on 19 January 1894, in Stanly, North Carolina, United States, her father, William M Burris, was 27 and her mother, Martha Hinson, was 26. She married Cephus Melone Rice in 1920, in Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Concord, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States in 1910 and Township 6 Rimertown, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States in 1940. She died on 19 September 1963, in Mount Pleasant, Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 69, and was buried in Concord, Caldwell, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Cephus Melone Rice
Cora Jane Burris
Marriage: 1920
Frances Lenora Rice
Mary Rice Gray

Spouse and Children

Cabarrus, North Carolina, United States


    Frances Lenora Rice


    Mary Rice Gray


Parents and Siblings

    William M Burris


    Martha Hinson




    Ezekiel Burris


    Philas Jerome Burris



    Guilford Baxter Burris


    Hettie Burroughs


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World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 2

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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 3

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1913 · The Sixteenth Amendment

Age 19

The Sixteenth Amendment allows Congress to collect an income tax without dividing it among the states based on population.

Name Meaning

1 English: variant of Burrows .2 Possibly an altered form of German Börries or Borr(i)es ( see Burress ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora J Rice in household of Sephus M Rice, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cora Burris in household of Wm Burris, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cara Burris in household of William Burris, "United States Census, 1910"

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