Cora L. Carroll

11 August 1886–21 May 1961 (Age 74)
Salem, Virginia, United States

The Life of Cora L.

Cora L. Carroll was born on 11 August 1886, in Salem, Virginia, United States. She married Lewis William Douglas on 24 December 1901, in Mammoth, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She lived in Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1920 and Charleston Magisterial District, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 21 May 1961, in Charleston, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Lewis William Douglas
Cora L. Carroll
Marriage: 24 December 1901
Roy Douglas
Wattie Douglas
Annie Douglas
Harold Arvil Douglas
Leo William Douglas
Mack Carlett Douglas

Spouse and Children

    Lewis William Douglas



24 December 1901
Mammoth, Kanawha, West Virginia, United States


    Roy Douglas


    Wattie Douglas


    Harold Arvil Douglas



    Annie Douglas


+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 4

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.
1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

Age 8

On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 20

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Irish: Anglicized form of Gaelic Mac Cearbhaill or Ó Cearbhaill ‘son (or descendant) of Cearbhall’, a personal name of uncertain origin, perhaps from cearbh ‘hacking’ and hence a byname for a butcher or nickname for a fierce warrior.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora Douglas, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cora Keffer in household of Louis Keffer, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Cora Keiffer in household of Lewis Keiffer, "United States Census, 1930"

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