Cornelia Cora Palmatier

October 1863–
Athens, Athens, Greene, New York, United States

The Life of Cornelia Cora

When Cornelia Cora Palmatier was born in October 1863, in Athens, Athens, Greene, New York, United States, her father, Moses Palmatier, was 47 and her mother, Nancy Caroline Puffer, was 35. She married Samuel L Whitbeck on 12 November 1899, in Leeds, Catskill, Greene, New York, United States. She lived in New York, United States in 1870.

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Samuel L Whitbeck
Cornelia Cora Palmatier
Marriage: 12 November 1899

Spouse and Children

12 November 1899
Leeds, Catskill, Greene, New York, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Nancy Caroline Puffer




World Events (8)


Age 2

Abraham Lincoln is assassinated by John Wilkes Booth.
1865 · The Assassination of a President

Age 2

"While attending the play ""Our American Cousin"" in Ford's Theatre, actor John Wilkes Booth climbed up the stairs to the suite that President Abraham Lincoln and his wife resided. Once inside the suite Booth pulled out his pistol and shot The President in the head. In critical condition The President was carried out of the theatre for urgent medical attention. Unfortunately, Lincoln died the following day. Abraham Lincoln was the first American president to be assassinated, and his death caused a period of national mourning both in the North and South."
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 33

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

Most probably a variant of English Parmenter .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Cornealee? Palmater in household of Moses Palmater, "New York State Census, 1865"
  • Cornelia Palmater in household of Moses Palmater, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cora Palmatier in household of Moses Palmatier, "New York State Census, 1875"

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