Cora E. Trotter

3 April 1898–19 April 1985 (Age 87)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Cora E.

When Cora E. Trotter was born on 3 April 1898, in Missouri, United States, her father, James Craven Trotter, was 42 and her mother, Mrs. Mollie E. Trotter, was 29. She had at least 2 sons and 1 daughter with William J. Bryan Martin. She lived in Barclay, Osage, Kansas, United States in 1910 and Williamsport Township, Shawnee, Kansas, United States in 1920. She died on 19 April 1985, in Kansas, United States, at the age of 87.

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William J. Bryan Martin
Cora E. Trotter
Ramona J Martin
Rodney D Martin
James Clarence Martin

Spouse and Children



    Ramona J Martin


    Rodney D Martin



Parents and Siblings

    James Craven Trotter


    Mrs. Mollie E. Trotter




    J E Trotter


    Stella Melvina Trotter


    Amos Trotter


    J H Trotter


    W M Trotter


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World Events (8)

1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 2

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 6

St. Louis hosted the 1904 World's Fair and welcomed a crowd of 200,000 visitors on opening day of April 30, 1904. The fair had exhibits from 50 countries and 43 states. Several notable inventions showcased at the fair include iced tea and the ice cream cone. By the time of its closing in December 1904, over 20 million people had visited the fair.
1927 · Kansas Adopts a Flag

Age 29

The flag of the State of Kansas was adopted on September 24, 1927. The flag was designed by Hazel Avery in 1925.

Name Meaning

1 Northern English and Scottish: occupational name for a messenger, from an agent derivative of Middle English trot(en) ‘to walk fast’ (Old French troter, of Germanic origin, akin to 2 below).2 German: occupational name for a grape-treader, from a derivative of Middle High German trot(t)e ‘winepress’. The word and the surname are confined largely to Alsace, Lorraine, Switzerland, and Swabia.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora E Martin in household of William B Martin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cora F Trotter in household of James C Trotter, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cora E Trotter in household of J C Trotter, "United States Census, 1900"

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