George Elper Correll

18 May 1881–June 1964 (Age 83)
Vernon, Missouri, United States

The Life of George Elper

When George Elper Correll was born on 18 May 1881, in Vernon, Missouri, United States, his father, Cornelius Correll, was 41 and his mother, Mary Adeline Elper, was 36. He married Mary Gertrude Ruford on 9 January 1913, in Sheldon, Vernon, Missouri, United States. He lived in Drywood Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States in 1910. He died in June 1964, in Sheldon, Vernon, Missouri, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Sheldon Cemetery, Drywood Township, Vernon, Missouri, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Elper Correll
Mary Gertrude Ruford
Marriage: 9 January 1913

Spouse and Children

9 January 1913
Sheldon, Vernon, Missouri, United States

Parents and Siblings


    Mary Adeline Elper




    Effie Cornelia Correll



    William Correll


    Daisy A Correll


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.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
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: unexplained.2 Of Irish origin: unexplained; perhaps a variant of Kirrell, an Anglicized form of Ó Coirill (probably ‘descendant of Cairell’, an unexplained personal name).3 Americanized spelling of German Korell .

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

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Sources (3)

  • George E Correll in household of Cornelius Correll, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George E Conell, "Missouri, County Marriage, Naturalization, and Court Records, 1800-1991"
  • George Epler Correll, "United States World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918"

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