Cora Margaret Chitester

12 April 1875–16 October 1954 (Age 79)
Brookville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Cora Margaret

When Cora Margaret Chitester was born on 12 April 1875, in Brookville, Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States, her father, Nyman B Chitester, was 34 and her mother, Margaret Kathryn Uplinger, was 34. She lived in Jefferson, Pennsylvania, United States in 1935 and Ohiopyle, Fayette, Pennsylvania, United States in 1940. She died on 16 October 1954, at the age of 79, and was buried in Confluence, Somerset, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

Nyman B Chitester
1840–1922
Margaret Kathryn Uplinger
1841–1928
John Elmer Chitester
1862–1960
Parker Blood Chitester
1863–1944
Edward Sherman Chittester
1866–1947
Clinton Chitester
1868–1871
Clymer Hester Chitester
1868–1932
Bertha M Chitester
1872–1965
Cora Margaret Chitester
1875–1954
William DeMott Chitester
1878–1912
Fred Lee Chitester
1880–1941
Malcom Wise Chitester
1884–1969

Parents and Siblings

    Nyman B Chitester

    Male1840–1922Male

    Margaret Kathryn Uplinger

    Female1841–1928Female

siblings

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World Events (8)

1876 · The First Worlds Fair in the U.S.

Age 1

The First official World's Fair, was held to celebrate the 100th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence in Philadelphia. 37 Countries provided venues for all to see.
1877 · First National Strike in U.S. Begins In Pittsburgh Against Pennsylvania Railroad

Age 2

Coming out of an economic crisis, everyone was worried when cuts started happening in the railroad. They went on what would the great railroad strike of 1877.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 21

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.

Name Meaning

Origin uncertain; probably an American altered form of English Chichester . It is not found in English records.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Margaret M Chitester in household of Malcom W Chitester, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cora Chittester in household of Niman Chittester, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cora Chitester, "Find A Grave Index"

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