Mildred Eunice Costin

10 January 1913–13 August 1994 (Age 81)
Pender, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Mildred Eunice

When Mildred Eunice Costin was born on 10 January 1913, in Pender, North Carolina, United States, her father, Michael Hunt Costin, was 24 and her mother, Laura Frances Malpass, was 22. She married Elgin Bland on 29 May 1964. She lived in Columbia Township, Pender, North Carolina, United States in 1940 and Watha, Pender, North Carolina, United States in 1994. She died on 13 August 1994, in Burgaw Township, Pender, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Penderlea, Pender, North Carolina, United States.

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Elgin Bland
Mildred Eunice Costin
Marriage: 29 May 1964

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29 May 1964

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World Events (8)

1916 · The First woman elected into the US Congress

Age 3

Jeannette Pickering Rankin became the first woman to hold a federal office position in the House of Representatives, and remains the only woman elected to Congress by Montana.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established

Age 5

Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
1935 · The FBI is Established

Age 22

The Bureau of Investigation's name was changed to the Federal Bureau of Investigation to help citizens know that the Government is helping protect from threats both domestically and abroad.

Name Meaning

English: variant of Costain .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mildred Newton in household of Thomas Newton, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Mildred Costin in household of Mike Costin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Mildred Costin in household of Mike H Costin, "United States Census, 1920"

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