Cora Virginia Higgins

9 November 1914–1 August 2010 (Age 95)
Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Cora Virginia

Cora Virginia Higgins was born on 9 November 1914. She married Howard Oswald Weekley in 1937, in Jackson, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. She lived in Grant Magisterial District, Ritchie, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 1 August 2010, in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 95, and was buried in Parkersburg, Wood, West Virginia, United States.

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Family Time Line

Howard Oswald Weekley
1906–1983
Cora Virginia Higgins
1914–2010
Marriage: 1937
Nancy E Weekley
1938–
Sharon E Weekley
1939–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1937
Jackson, West Virginia, United States
children

(2)

    Nancy E Weekley

    Female1938–Female

    Sharon E Weekley

    Female1939–Female

World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 2

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1917

Age 3

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.
1941

Age 27

Japanese attack Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Ó hUiginn ‘descendant of Uiginn’, a byname meaning ‘viking’, ‘searover’ (from Old Norse víkingr).2 Irish: variant of Hagan .3 English: patronymic from the medieval personal name Higgin, a pet form of Hick .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora V Weekley in household of Howard O Weekley, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cora Virginia Higgins Weekley, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Cora Virginia Higgins, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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