Cora Rae Joyner

Female1 October 1911–17 March 1987

Brief Life History of Cora Rae

When Cora Rae Joyner was born on 1 October 1911, in Duplin, North Carolina, United States, her father, Tychicus Onesimus Joyner, was 44 and her mother, Cora Alice Davis, was 41. She married Thomas Lindley Kanoy Jr. on 31 August 1944, in Forsyth, North Carolina, United States. She lived in Wolfscrape Township, Duplin, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. She died on 17 March 1987, in Wilmington, New Hanover, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Duplin, North Carolina, United States.

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Thomas Lindley Kanoy Jr.
Cora Rae Joyner
Marriage: 31 August 1944

Sources (11)

  • Cora R Joyner in household of Mahicus O Joyner, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cora Ray Wells, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Cora Joyner Kanoy, "North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994"

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  • Marriage
    31 August 1944Forsyth, North Carolina, United States
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    Siblings (4)

    World Events (8)

    1912 · The Girl Scouts

    Age 1

    Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

    1918 · Fort Bragg Established

    Age 7

    Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.


    Age 20

    The Star-Spangled Banner is adopted as the national anthem.

    Name Meaning

    English: occupational name for a maker of wooden furniture, from Middle English join(o)ur, Anglo-Norman French joignour, from joinre ‘to join, to connect’, Latin iungere.

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

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