Cleora Ezell

Female3 March 1908–18 December 1999

Brief Life History of Cleora

When Cleora Ezell was born on 3 March 1908, in Winona, Montgomery, Mississippi, United States, her father, Jackson Philip Ezell, was 64 and her mother, Louise Frances West, was 38. She married John Elton Hicks on 30 May 1926, in Grenada, Mississippi, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She lived in Sallis, Attala, Mississippi, United States in 1930 and Beat 2, Holmes, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 18 December 1999, in Austin, Texas, United States, at the age of 91, and was buried in Forest Oaks Memorial Park, Travis, Texas, United States.

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John Elton Hicks
Cleora Ezell
Marriage: 30 May 1926
Bobbie Lee Hicks

Sources (13)

  • Cleora Hicks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Cleora E. Morgan in the U.S., Social Security Death Index, 1935-2014
  • Cliora Ezell in entry for Elon C Nash, "Mississippi, County Marriages, 1858-1979"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    30 May 1926Grenada, Mississippi, United States
  • Children (1)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)

    1909 · The NAACP is formed

    Age 1

    Organized as a civil rights organization, The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People is a bi-racial endeavor to advance justice for African Americans. It is one of the oldest civil rights organizations in the nation.

    1914 · Steamboat Service Established with New York

    Age 6

    Satilla was the first Deepwater Steamship to arrive at the port of Houston. This accomplishment successfully established a steamboat service between Houston and New York City.


    Age 24

    Amelia Earhart completes first solo nonstop transatlantic flight by a woman.

    Name Meaning

    English: unexplained. The name was established in the Carolinas by the mid 18th century. In one branch of the family the name was changed to Israel ; this is a derivative, not the origin.

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

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