Cora Florence Ainsworth

12 June 1925–16 November 1999 (Age 74)
Gulfport, Harrison, Mississippi, United States

The Life of Cora Florence

When Cora Florence Ainsworth was born on 12 June 1925, in Gulfport, Harrison, Mississippi, United States, her father, Austin George Ainsworth, was 35 and her mother, Ida Pearl Zachery, was 20. She married Raymond Eugene Acton about 1945, in Gulfport, Harrison, Mississippi, United States. She died on 16 November 1999, in her hometown, at the age of 74, and was buried in Biloxi National Cemetery, Biloxi, Harrison, Mississippi, United States.

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Raymond Eugene Acton
Cora Florence Ainsworth
Marriage: about 1945

Spouse and Children

about 1945
Gulfport, Harrison, Mississippi, United States

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World Events (8)


Age 2

Charles Lindbergh makes the first solo nonstop transatlantic flight in his plane The Spirit of St. Louis.
1939 · First Oil Well in Mississippi Located in Yazoo County

Age 14

Fredric F. Mellen was a geologist that was surveyed a clay and minerals project. While doing this he instead struck oil and started the oil industry in Mississippi.
1945 · Peace in a Post War World

Age 20

The Yalta Conference was held in Crimea to talk about establishing peace and postwar reorganization in post-World War II Europe. The heads of government that were attending were from the United States, the United Kingdom and the Soviet Union. Later the Conference would become a subject of controversy at the start of the Cold War.

Name Meaning

English (Lancashire): habitational name from a place near Manchester named Ainsworth, from the Old English personal name Ægen + Old English worþ ‘enclosure’.

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

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