Karen Cone

28 August 1941–22 June 1992 (Age 50)
Texas, United States

The Life of Karen

When Karen Cone was born on 28 August 1941, in Texas, United States, her father, Jimmie Howard Cone, was 33 and her mother, Cecile Tipton, was 32. She died on 22 June 1992, in her hometown, at the age of 50, and was buried in New Summerfield, Cherokee, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

Jimmie Howard Cone
1907–1981
Cecile Tipton
1909–2009
Karen Cone
1941–1992

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World Events (8)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1949 · 1950s Texas Drought

Age 8

One of most intense, costly, and devastating droughts ever recorded in the state of Texas. The entire state was in a state of drought by the summer of 1951. Less than 30-50% of the normal rainfall was received during this period. The state was plagued with dust storms similar to those from the infamous Dust Bowl. The drought ended in a destructive manner throughout 1957; storms, hail, tornadoes, and deadly floods.
1955 · The Civil Rights Movement Begins

Age 14

The civil rights movement was a movement to enforce constitutional and legal rights for African Americans that the other Americans enjoyed. By using nonviolent campaigns, those involved secured new recognition in laws and federal protection of all Americans. Moderators worked with Congress to pass of several pieces of legislation that overturned discriminatory practices.

Name Meaning

1 Irish: reduced form of McCone .2 Americanized spelling of North German Kohn or Köhn, or Kuhn .

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

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Sources (2)

  • Karen Cone, "Texas Birth Index, 1903-1997"
  • Karen Cone Joiner, "Find A Grave Index"

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