Nora Lee Cullins

6 January 1893–16 June 1996 (Age 103)
Mississippi, United States

The Life of Nora Lee

When Nora Lee Cullins was born on 6 January 1893, in Mississippi, United States, her father, Clarence S. Cullen, was 31 and her mother, Rena May Cornelius, was 25. She had at least 1 son with Frank Scott Wilbanks. She lived in New Albany, Union, Mississippi, United States for about 20 years and Beat 3, Union, Mississippi, United States in 1940. She died on 16 June 1996, at the age of 103, and was buried in New Albany, Union, Mississippi, United States.

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Frank Scott Wilbanks
Nora Lee Cullins
Frank Scott Wilbanks

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Parents and Siblings

    Clarence S. Cullen


    Rena May Cornelius




    Hellen Cullens



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 3

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1907 · Boll Weevil Destroys Most the Cotton Crop

Age 14

When the boll weevil threatened most the Mississippi Delta, it put the state’s cotton crop in peril. By the time the boll weevil reached Mississippi it had already destroyed four million bales of cotton. This added up to $238 million at the time or about 6 billion in present day. The boll weevil depends on cotton for every stage of its life.

Age 27

The Prohibition Era. Sale and manufacture of alcoholic liquors outlawed. A mushrooming of illegal drinking joints, home-produced alcohol and gangsterism.

Name Meaning

Variant of Irish Collins .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nora L Wilbanks in household of Frank G Wilbanks, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Nora L Wilbanks in household of Frank S Wilbanks, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Nora Cullens in household of Clarese Cullens, "United States Census, 1900"

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