Cornelia Currin

Female3 November 1880–8 March 1965

Brief Life History of Cornelia

When Cornelia Currin was born on 3 November 1880, in Henderson, Vance, North Carolina, United States, her father, John Langford Currin, was 23 and her mother, Ella Virginia Archibald Barnes, was 24. She had at least 1 daughter with William Watson Morris. She died on 8 March 1965, in Raleigh, Wake, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 84, and was buried in Elmwood Cemetery, Henderson, Vance, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Watson Morris
1873–
Cornelia Currin
1880–1965
Katharine Currin Morris
1905–1958

Sources (14)

  • Cornelia Currie in household of Mariah Currie, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Cornelia Currin Morris, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Mrs Cornelia C Morris in entry for Mrs Ella Virginia Archibald Barnes Currin, "United States, GenealogyBank Historical Newspaper Obituaries, 1815-2011"

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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 1

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.

1897 · First Bill for Women Suffrage

Age 17

In 1897, Senator J.L. Hyatt introduced the woman suffrage bill in North Carolina. The bill did not make it past the committee.

1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 23

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

Irish: variant of Curran .

English and Scottish: variant of Corrin . In 19th-century Lancashire it became confused with Irish Curran and Manx Corrin .

Manx: variant of Corrin .

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

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