Mary Elizabeth Cordon

1881–1964 (Age 83)
Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States

The Life of Mary Elizabeth

When Mary Elizabeth Cordon was born about 1881, in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States, her father, John Corden, was 25 and her mother, Elizabeth De Courcy, was 21. She married Walter Frederick Hager on 20 June 1904, in Cass, Sullivan, Indiana, United States. She lived in Indianapolis, Marion, Indiana, United States for about 20 years. She died about 1964, in Logansport, Cass, Indiana, United States, at the age of 83.

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Walter Frederick Hager
Mary Elizabeth Cordon
Marriage: 20 June 1904

Spouse and Children

20 June 1904
Cass, Sullivan, Indiana, United States

Parents and Siblings

    John Corden


    Elizabeth De Courcy




World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 0

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 French, English, and Spanish (Cordón): from Old French cordon ‘cord’, ‘ribbon’, a diminutive of corde ‘string’, ‘cord’; Spanish cordón, hence a metonymic occupational name for a maker or seller of cord or ribbon.2 English: metonymic occupational name for a worker in fine Spanish kid leather, from Old French cordoan (so named with being originally produced at Córdoba).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary E Hager in household of Walter F Hager, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mary Hager in household of Walter Hager, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Mary E Hager in household of Walter F Hager, "United States Census, 1920"

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