Corinne Annette Wight

14 August 1894–2 July 1989 (Age 94)
South Gardiner, Gardiner, Kennebec, Maine, United States

The Life of Corinne Annette

When Corinne Annette Wight was born on 14 August 1894, in South Gardiner, Gardiner, Kennebec, Maine, United States, her father, Harry Linwood Wight, was 22 and her mother, Martha Ellen Bachelder, was 22. She married Ralph Bridgham Stone on 14 August 1912, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 daughters. She lived in Portland Ward 7, Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States in 1920 and Waterville, Kennebec, Maine, United States in 1930. She died on 2 July 1989, in Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States, at the age of 94, and was buried in Cumberland Center, Cumberland, Cumberland, Maine, United States.

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Family Time Line

Ralph Bridgham Stone
Corinne Annette Wight
Marriage: 14 August 1912
Sylvia C. Stone
Lucile Barbara Stone
Marguerite Linwood Stone
Martha Annette Stone

Spouse and Children

14 August 1912
Portland, Cumberland, Maine, United States



    Lucile Barbara Stone



    Martha Annette Stone


Parents and Siblings



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.
1898 · Sinking of USS Maine

Age 4

During the Cuban War for Independence, the USS Maine had been sent to Havana to look out for the interests of the United States. On February 15, 1898, at approximately 21:40, an explosion on USS Maine was caused by roughly 5 long tons of powder. The front of the ship was demolished and the remains quickly sunk to the bottom of the ocean. 260 men lost their lives in the explosion itself, with at least six more dying afterwards from related injuries. The event kicked off an atmosphere of contention that would eventually lead to the Spanish-American War.
1919 · The Eighteenth Amendment

Age 25

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 The Eighteenth Amendment was then repealed by the Twenty-first Amendment. Making it the first and only amendment that has been repealed.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

Scottish and English: nickname from Middle English wiht, wight ‘nimble’, ‘strong’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Corrina Wight in household of Mrs. W W Wight, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Corinne A Wight in household of Harry L Wight, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Corrine A Stone in household of Ralph C Stone, "United States Census, 1920"

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