Cora May Huston

16 March 1895–14 June 1985 (Age 90)
Dayton, Columbia, Washington, United States

The Life of Cora May

When Cora May Huston was born on 16 March 1895, in Dayton, Columbia, Washington, United States, her father, Millard Fillmore Huston, was 38 and her mother, Sarah E. Owens, was 21. She married Marvin George Elwell in 1915, in Washington, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Washington, District of Columbia, United States in 1910. She died on 14 June 1985, in Turner, Marion, Oregon, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Dayton City Cemetery, Dayton, Columbia, Washington, United States.

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Marvin George Elwell
Cora May Huston
Marriage: 1915
Neysa E Elwell
Marvin Elwell

Spouse and Children

Washington, United States



    Marvin Elwell


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World Events (8)

1897 · Seattle Grows Quickly

Age 2

The Klondike gold rush started in 1896 in Canada, but by 1897 as miners started moving and following the gold it caused for Seattle to rapidly grow as more miners joined the search for gold.
1913 · Women's Suffrage Demonstration

Age 18

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.
1919 · Seattle General Strike

Age 24

The Seattle general strike was a five day strike in 1919, where around 65,000 workers began striking for higher wages. This happened two years after WWI  wage controls.

Name Meaning

Scottish: variant spelling of Houston 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cora M Elwell en la familia de Marvin G Elwell, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cora M Huston in household of Millard F Huston, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Cora M Huston in household of Millard F Huston, "United States Census, 1910"

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