Ida Hester Cornelison

26 December 1897–24 June 1989 (Age 91)
Missouri, United States

The Life of Ida Hester

When Ida Hester Cornelison was born on 26 December 1897, in Missouri, United States, her father, William Garrett Cornelison, was 37 and her mother, Zepparah H Rider, was 33. She married Joseph Bayless Campbell on 26 December 1917, in Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Litteral Township, Washington, Arkansas, United States in 1920 and Anaheim Judicial Township, Orange, California, United States in 1940. She died on 24 June 1989, in Fullerton, Orange, California, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Loma Vista Memorial Park, Fullerton, Orange, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Bayless Campbell
Ida Hester Cornelison
Marriage: 26 December 1917
James Campbell
Eric Saint Clair Campbell

Spouse and Children

26 December 1917
Washington, Arkansas, United States


    James Campbell


    Eric Saint Clair Campbell


Parents and Siblings

    William Garrett Cornelison


    Zepparah H Rider




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World Events (8)

1904 · The World's Fair of 1904

Age 7

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.
1906 · Great San Francisco Earthquake

Age 9

A 7.8 magnitude earthquake shook San Francisco for approximately 60 seconds on April 18, 1906. A 1906 report by US Army Relief Operations recorded the death toll for San Francisco and surrounding areas at 664. Later reports record the number at over 3,000 deaths. An estimated 225,000 people were left homeless from the widespread destructuction as 80% of the city was destroyed.
1931 · The Bagnell Dam and Lake of the Ozarks

Age 34

The Bagnell Dam on the Osage River was completed in 1931. The dam was built to generate hydroelectric power to the Osage Power Plant. The building of the dam created Lake of the Ozarks, one of the largest man-made lakes in the world, and over 1,000 miles of shoreline.

Name Meaning

Dutch: patronymic from Cornelis, vernacular form of Cornelius .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Hester Campbell in household of Joseph B Campbell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Hester Campbell in household of Joseph B Campbell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Hester Campbell in household of Baylus Campbell, "United States Census, 1920"

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