Cora Belle Green

10 June 1881–9 April 1964 (Age 82)
Redland, Angelina, Texas, United States

The Life of Cora Belle

When Cora Belle Green was born on 10 June 1881, her father, Theophilus Benjamin Green, was 35 and her mother, Augusta Isabelle Sandifer, was 33. She married Thomas Edward Newby on 15 December 1901, in Gonzales, Texas, United States. She died on 9 April 1964, at the age of 82, and was buried in Redland, Angelina, Texas, United States.

Photos & Memories (0)

Photos & Memories

Do you know this person? Do you have a story about her you would like to share? Sign in or Create a FREE Account

Family Time Line

Thomas Edward Newby
1871–1927
Cora Belle Green
1881–1964
Marriage: 15 December 1901

Spouse and Children

    Thomas Edward Newby

    Male1871–1927Male

    Female1881–1964Female

MARRIAGE
15 December 1901
Gonzales, Texas, United States

Parents and Siblings

    Theophilus Benjamin Green

    Male1845–1902Male

    Augusta Isabelle Sandifer

    Female1848–1926Female

siblings

(11)

    Lena R Green

    Female1869–1890Female

    Lena Green

    Female1870–Female

    Annie L Green

    Female1871–1893Female

    Minnie Ellen Green

    Female1875–1898Female

    Minnie Green

    Female1875–Female

+6 More Children

World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1894 · Texas Files Lawsuit Against Standard Oil Company

Age 13

Under the direction of Governor Jim Hogg, Texas filed a lawsuit against John D. Rockefeller for violating state monopoly laws. Hogg argued that Standard Oil Company and Water-Piece Oil Company of Missouri were engaged in illegal practices like price fixing, rebates, and consolidation. Rockefeller was indicted, but never tried in a court of law; other employees of his company were convicted as guilty.
1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

Age 22

A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

Name Meaning

1 English: one of the most common and widespread of English surnames, either a nickname for someone who was fond of dressing in this color (Old English grēne) or who had played the part of the ‘Green Man’ in the May Day celebrations, or a topographic name for someone who lived near a village green, Middle English grene (a transferred use of the color term). In North America this name has no doubt assimilated cognates from other European languages, notably German Grün ( see Gruen ).2 Jewish (American): Americanized form of German Grün or Yiddish Grin, Ashkenazic ornamental names meaning ‘green’ or a short form of any of the numerous compounds with this element.3 Irish: translation of various Gaelic surnames derived from glas ‘gray’, ‘green’, ‘blue’. See also Fahey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (1)

  • Cora Belle Newby, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

Find more of your family story

As a non-profit, we offer free help to anyone looking to learn the details of their family story.

Create a free account to view more about your family.
Create a free account
Share this with your family and friends.