Cora Marsh

Brief Life History of Cora

When Cora Marsh was born on 15 April 1872, in Siler City, Chatham, North Carolina, United States, her father, William J Marsh, was 24 and her mother, Marticia Matilda Hackney, was 23. She married William Franklin Pike on 6 October 1908, in Chatham, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. She lived in Matthews Township, Chatham, North Carolina, United States for about 40 years. She died on 21 November 1925, at the age of 53, and was buried in Siler City, Chatham, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Franklin Pike
1853–1935
Cora Marsh
1872–1925
Marriage: 6 October 1908
Samuel Eugene Pike
1910–1975
Daniel Marsh Pike
1913–1988

Sources (21)

  • Cara Pike in household of W Frank Pike, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cora Marsh, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Cora Marsh Pike, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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World Events (8)

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

1877 · Last Troops Leave

In 1877, the last of the troops that were occupying North Carolina left.

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: topographic name for someone who lived by or in a marsh or fen, Middle English mersch (Old English mersc), or a habitational name from any of various minor places called with this word, for example in Yorkshire, Shropshire and Buckinghamshire.

Americanized form of German Marsch .

Americanized form of Slovenian Marš: unexplained. Compare Mars 7.

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

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