Cora Elizabeth Snodgrass

21 October 1867–18 November 1954 (Age 87)
Yolo, California, United States

The Life of Cora Elizabeth

When Cora Elizabeth Snodgrass was born on 21 October 1867, in Yolo, California, United States, her father, Larkin Snodgrass, was 43 and her mother, Elizabeth Helen Duke, was 32. She lived in Ventura, Ventura, California, United States in 1880 and Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States for about 20 years. She died on 18 November 1954, in Orange, California, United States, at the age of 87.

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Larkin Snodgrass
Elizabeth Helen Duke
Cora Elizabeth Snodgrass
John Morgan Snodgrass
Robert Lee Snodgrass
Forest Larkin Snodgrass

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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.
1882 · Electricity Comes to Los Angeles

Age 15

Electricity was first introduced to Los Angeles. The first electric street light had “three carbon-arc lamps of three thousand candle-power” and stood 150 feet tall. 
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

Scottish: habitational name from a place near Irvine in the former county of Ayrshire, named with northern Middle English snod ‘smooth’, ‘sleek’, ‘even’ + grass ‘grass’.

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

Sources (3)

  • Cora E Snodgrass, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Coraetta Snodgrass in household of L Snodgrass, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Cora Snoddgrass in household of Larkil Snoddgrass, "United States Census, 1910"

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