The Shemwell Family

Jacob - Cora Powers

Cora Bessie CoxAge: 84 years18921976

Name
Cora Bessie Cox
Given names
Cora Bessie
Surname
Cox
Married name
Cora Bessie Powers
Birth June 12, 1892 32 24
Birth of a sisterMary Allie Cox
September 3, 1894 (Age 2 years)
Birth of a sisterMartha McLissa Cox
December 1896 (Age 4 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 5 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Spanish%E2%80%93American_War
Birth of a sisterSarah Jane Cox
May 20, 1899 (Age 6 years)
Census June 4, 1900 (Age 7 years)
Birth of a sisterDorcus Corine Cox
December 2, 1901 (Age 9 years)
Birth of a brotherJohn Lovell Cox
April 18, 1905 (Age 12 years)
Death of a fatherJohn Manford Cox
November 4, 1906 (Age 14 years)
Birth of a son
#1Paul Millard Powers
February 11, 1910 (Age 17 years)
Census May 3, 1910 (Age 17 years)
Birth of a daughter
#2Pauline Muriel Powers
October 4, 1911 (Age 19 years)
Death of a motherMartha Elander “Mattie” Williams
October 10, 1912 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a son
#3James Albert “Jimmie” Powers
March 19, 1914 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a daughter
#4Hattie Lorene Powers
October 3, 1915 (Age 23 years)
Death of a daughterHattie Lorene Powers
July 17, 1916 (Age 24 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 23 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Birth of a daughter
#5Thelma R Powers
April 22, 1917 (Age 24 years)
Death of a daughterThelma R Powers
February 8, 1918 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a son
#6Dewell Eugene Powers
November 1, 1918 (Age 26 years)
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 24 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_I
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 25 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://virus.stanford.edu/uda/
Census January 26, 1920 (Age 27 years)
Birth of a son
#7Edwin Gilbert Powers
December 20, 1920 (Age 28 years)
Death of a sonEdwin Gilbert Powers
May 7, 1921 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
#8Leonard Woodrow Powers
March 14, 1922 (Age 29 years)
Birth of a son
#9George Jacob Powers
January 17, 1924 (Age 31 years)
Birth of a daughter
#10Ida Mae Powers
December 7, 1925 (Age 33 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 37 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Great_Depression
Census April 3, 1930 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#11Mauriece Bessie Powers
May 13, 1930 (Age 37 years)
Birth of a daughter
#12Alice Bernice Powers
February 7, 1932 (Age 39 years)
Death of a sisterMartha McLissa Cox
April 8, 1933 (Age 40 years)
Birth of a grandson
#1James Robert “Jim” Powers
January 20, 1941 (Age 48 years)
Birth of a grandson
#2Jerry Ray Gambill
December 3, 1942 (Age 50 years)
Birth of a granddaughter
#3Gayla Lynn Powers
June 13, 1943 (Age 51 years)
Marriage of a childGeorge Jacob PowersWanda Mae MagruderView this family
November 16, 1943 (Age 51 years)
Death of a sonGeorge Jacob Powers
December 24, 1944 (Age 52 years)
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 49 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/World_War_II
Marriage of a childGeorge W BundrenMauriece Bessie PowersView this family
April 11, 1948 (Age 55 years)

Death of a sisterSarah Jane Cox
November 17, 1952 (Age 60 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 57 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Korean_War
Death of a sisterDorcus Corine Cox
October 17, 1957 (Age 65 years)
Death of a brotherJohn Lovell Cox
November 19, 1958 (Age 66 years)
Death of a sisterEssie Cox
January 4, 1968 (Age 75 years)
Death of a sisterMary Allie Cox
January 21, 1969 (Age 76 years)
Death of a husbandJacob Washington “Jake” Powers
November 20, 1971 (Age 79 years)
Death of a brotherGeorge Archibald Cox Sr.
December 10, 1973 (Age 81 years)
Historical Event
Vietnam War
between 1946 and 1975 (Age 53 years)
Note: The Vietnam War was a long, costly armed conflict that pitted the communist regime of North Vietnam and its southern allies, known as the Viet Cong, against South Vietnam and its principal ally, the United States. The divisive war, increasingly unpopular at home, ended with the withdrawal of U.S. forces in 1973 and the unification of Vietnam under Communist control two years later. More than 3 million people, including 58,000 Americans, were killed in the conflict. - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Vietnam_War
Death July 2, 1976 (Age 84 years)
Burial
Cemetery - also add to Place of burial: Lone Hill Cemetery
Last change April 4, 202215:40:28

by: Barry Shemwell
Family with parents - View this family
father
mother
Marriage: November 6, 1885Butler, Missouri, United States
13 months
elder sister
Essie Cox
Birth: November 1886 26 18Missouri, United States
Death: January 4, 1968California, United States
4 years
elder brother
George Archibald Cox Sr.
Birth: May 31, 1890 30 22Harviell, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: December 10, 1973Salem, Marion, Illinois, United States
2 years
herself
2 years
younger sister
Mary Allie Cox
Birth: September 3, 1894 34 26Harviell, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: January 21, 1969Seminole, Seminole, Oklahoma, United States
2 years
younger sister
Martha McLissa Cox
Birth: December 1896 36 28Missouri, United States
Death: April 8, 1933Econtuchka, Seminole, Oklahoma, United States
3 years
younger sister
Sarah Jane Cox
Birth: May 20, 1899 39 31Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: November 17, 1952Los Angeles, California, United States
3 years
younger sister
Dorcus Corine Cox
Birth: December 2, 1901 41 33Beaver Dam, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: October 17, 1957Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, United States
3 years
younger brother
John Lovell Cox
Birth: April 18, 1905 45 37Missouri, United States
Death: November 19, 1958Charleston, Mississippi, Missouri, United States
Family with Jacob Washington “Jake” Powers - View this family
husband
herself
son
Paul Millard Powers
Birth: February 11, 1910 23 17Corning, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: February 1, 1987Galesburg, Knox, Illinois, United States
20 months
daughter
Pauline Muriel Powers
Birth: October 4, 1911 25 19Corning, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: September 22, 1993Ironton, Iron, Missouri, United States
2 years
son
James Albert “Jimmie” Powers
Birth: March 19, 1914 27 21Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: November 24, 1997Seminole, Seminole, Oklahoma, United States
18 months
daughter
Hattie Lorene Powers
Birth: October 3, 1915 29 23Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: July 17, 1916Butler, Missouri, United States
19 months
daughter
Thelma R Powers
Birth: April 22, 1917 30 24Qulin, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: February 8, 1918Butler, Missouri, United States
18 months
son
Dewell Eugene Powers
Birth: November 1, 1918 32 26Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: May 22, 1994Carlsbad, San Diego, California, United States
2 years
son
Edwin Gilbert Powers
Birth: December 20, 1920 34 28Poplar Bluff, Butler, Missouri, United States
Death: May 7, 1921Butler, Missouri, United States
15 months
son
Leonard Woodrow Powers
Birth: March 14, 1922 35 29Datto, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: January 14, 2003Nixa, Christian, Missouri, United States
22 months
son
George Jacob Powers
Birth: January 17, 1924 37 31Datto, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: December 24, 1944Neeleyville, Butler, Missouri, United States
23 months
daughter
Ida Mae Powers
Birth: December 7, 1925 39 33Datto, Clay, Arkansas, United States
Death: December 24, 1996Collinsville, Madison, Illinois, United States
daughter
Private
daughter
Mauriece Bessie Powers
Birth: May 13, 1930 43 37Seminole, Seminole, Oklahoma, United States
Death: December 26, 2011St. Peters, St. Charles, Missouri, United States
21 months
daughter
Alice Bernice Powers
Birth: February 7, 1932 45 39Seminole, Oklahoma, United States
Death: February 3, 2007Pocahontas, Randolph, Arkansas, United States

Cora Bessie Cox has 6 first cousins recorded

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