Cora Lucinda Tomlinson

3 January 1878–24 May 1953 (Age 75)
Dekorra, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Cora Lucinda

When Cora Lucinda Tomlinson was born on 3 January 1878, in Dekorra, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States, her father, John Tomlinson, was 45 and her mother, Lucinda Blood, was 39. She married Allen Burgess Bisbee on 11 July 1906, in Poynette, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. She lived in Columbia, Wisconsin, United States in 1878. She died on 24 May 1953, in Poynette, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States, at the age of 75, and was buried in Hillside Cemetery, Poynette, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States.

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Family Time Line

Allen Burgess Bisbee
Cora Lucinda Tomlinson
Marriage: 11 July 1906
Orris Dean Bisbee
Milo Burgess Bisbee
Marathon Clark Bisbee

Spouse and Children

11 July 1906
Poynette, Columbia, Wisconsin, United States



    Milo Burgess Bisbee


    Marathon Clark Bisbee


Parents and Siblings

    John Tomlinson


    Lucinda Blood




    Melissa Ann Tomlinson


    Emma Jane Tomlinson



    Eva Mae Tomlinson



+8 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 3

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.
1883 · The Newhall House Hotel Fire

Age 5

A fire erupted on January 10, 1883, at the Newhall Hotel in Milwaukee. The fire began at 4:00 am in an elevator shaft and raced up through the building. The fire spread so quickly that many could not escape. General and Mrs. Tom Thumb, stars of P.T. Barnum's circus, were guests in the hotel at the time of the fire. A firefighter reached them by ladder and they were able to escape safely. The exact number of deaths remains unknown as the hotel register was destroyed in the fire, however, the death toll is estimated between 75-90.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 20

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English: patronymic from the personal name Tomlin .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora S Bisbea in household of Allen B Bisbea, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cora Tomlinson in household of Milo Tomlinson, "Wisconsin, State Census, 1905"
  • Cora Bisbee in household of Allen Bisbee, "United States Census, 1940"

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