Cora Lee Claypool

23 January 1867–12 August 1944 (Age 77)
Tazewell, Virginia, United States

The Life of Cora Lee

When Cora Lee Claypool was born on 23 January 1867, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States, her father, Phillip Marcus Alder, was 22 and her mother, Cosbia Jane 'Cosby' Claypool, was 21. She married William B. Steele on 24 March 1887, in Tazewell, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Clear Fork Magisterial District, Tazewell, Virginia, United States in 1880 and Maiden Spring, Tazewell, Virginia, United States for about 30 years. She died on 12 August 1944, in Pounding Mill, Tazewell, Virginia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Tazewell, Tazewell, Virginia, United States.

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William B. Steele
Cora Lee Claypool
Marriage: 24 March 1887
Uva Vesta Steele
Rex Eric Steele

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    William B. Steele



24 March 1887
Tazewell, Virginia, United States


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World Events (8)

1868 · Impeach the President!

Age 1

Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.
1868 · The Fourteenth Amendment

Age 1

As one of the Reconstruction Amendments, the Fourteenth Amendment addresses the rights and protections that all citizens of the United States have. The amendment also limits actions of state and local officials in all states.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 23

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from Claypole in Lincolnshire, named from Old English clǣg ‘clay’ + pōl ‘pool’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Corra Alder in household of Miles Claypool, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Corallee Steel in household of William B Steel, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cora L Steele in household of William B Steele, "United States Census, 1910"

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