Cornelius Corbett Cole

1894–1953 (Age 58)
North Carolina, United States

The Life of Cornelius Corbett

When Cornelius Corbett Cole was born on 11 August 1894, in North Carolina, United States, his father, Lucian George Cole, was 31 and his mother, Lollie Lee Corbett, was 22. He married Ethel Marie Chaffin on 18 January 1920, in Scott, Iowa, United States. He lived in Durham Township, Durham, North Carolina, United States in 1900 and Durham, Durham, North Carolina, United States for about 10 years. He died about 1953, at the age of 59.

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Cornelius Corbett Cole
Ethel Marie Chaffin
Marriage: 18 January 1920

Spouse and Children

18 January 1920
Scott, Iowa, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Lucian George Cole





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.
1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 3

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 16

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

1 English: from a Middle English pet form of Nicholas .2 English: from a Middle English personal name derived from the Old English byname Cola (from col ‘(char)coal’, presumably denoting someone of swarthy appearance), or the Old Norse cognate Koli.3 Scottish and Irish: when not of English origin, this is a reduced and altered form of McCool .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Corbett Cole in household of L G Cole, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Corbett C Cole in household of Lucien G Cole, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Corbett C Cole in household of Lucian G Cole, "United States Census, 1910"

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