Cora May Bullington

10 June 1890–17 September 1964 (Age 74)
Loogootee, Fayette, Illinois, United States

The Life of Cora May

When Cora May Bullington was born on 10 June 1890, in Loogootee, Fayette, Illinois, United States, her father, Albert Trudelle Bullington, was 23 and her mother, Jennie May Lyons, was 17. She had at least 3 sons and 1 daughter with Roy Harrison Hixson. She died on 17 September 1964, in Terre Haute, Harrison Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Terre Haute, Harrison Township, Vigo, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Roy Harrison Hixson
Cora May Bullington
Viola Lynne Hixon
Willard H Hixon
Albert Wilson Hixon
Theodore B Hixon

Spouse and Children



    Viola Lynne Hixon


    Willard H Hixon


    Albert Wilson Hixon


    Theodore B Hixon


Parents and Siblings

    Albert Trudelle Bullington


    Jennie May Lyons





    Allie Inez Bullington


    Charles Damon Bullington


World Events (8)

1892 · The Chicago Canal

Age 2

The Chicago River Canal was built as a sewage treatment scheme to help the city's drinking water not to get contaminated. While the Canal was being constructed the Chicago River's flow was reversed so it could be treated before draining back out into Lake Michigan.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1910 · The BSA is Made

Age 20

Being modeled after the Boy Scout Association in England, The Boy Scouts of America is a program for young teens to learn traits, life and social skills, and many other things to remind the public about the general act of service and kindness to others.

Name Meaning

English:1. variant of Billington , found as such in colonial VA. 2. There are also two places in England named Bullington, in Leicestershire and Buckinghamshire, and it is possible that either or both of these could have given rise to the surname.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora M Hickson in household of Theodore Hickson, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cora Hixon in household of Roy Hixon, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cora Bullington in household of Albert J Bullington, "United States Census, 1900"

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