Cora Pearl Compton

9 February 1903–29 September 1985 (Age 82)
Yuba, Richland, Wisconsin, United States

The Life of Cora Pearl

When Cora Pearl Compton was born on 9 February 1903, in Yuba, Richland, Wisconsin, United States, her father, William James Compton, was 49 and her mother, Alice Elizabeth McKoon, was 37. She married Abraham Sumner Ringel after 1940. She lived in Washington, District of Columbia, United States in 1940. She died on 29 September 1985, in West Saint Paul, Dakota, Minnesota, United States, at the age of 82.

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Abraham Sumner Ringel
Cora Pearl Compton
Marriage: after 1940

Spouse and Children

after 1940

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World Events (8)


Age 1

St. Louis, Missouri, United States hosts Summer Olympic Games.
1913 · Women's Suffrage Demonstration

Age 10

A demonstration for women's suffrage takes place on March 3, 1913. This is the first suffrage parade in Washington D.C. One of the notable women in attendance is Ida B. Wells.

Age 24

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the numerous places throughout England (but especially in the south) named Compton, from Old English cumb ‘short, straight valley’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora P Compton in household of George Turoski, "United States Census, 1940"
  • C Pearl Compton in household of William J Compton, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cora Pearl Compton in household of Zora Dorrah, "United States Census, 1930"

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