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Cora Elizabeth (Pearson) McDowell (1875 - 1899)

Cora Elizabeth McDowell formerly Pearson
Born in Crains Island, Randolph, Illinois, United Statesmap
Ancestors ancestors
Wife of — married 13 Apr 1891 in Randolph, Illinoismap
Died in Crains Island, Randolph, Illinois, United Statesmap
Profile last modified | Created 23 Dec 2016
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Cora was born 19 Jun 1875 at Crains Island, Illinois.[1] [2]


  • Cora was living with her parents at Chester, Illinois during the 1880 census.[3]


Cora married Thomas E. McDowell 13 Apr 1891 at Randolph County, Illinois.[4][5]




Cora died 2 Jan 1899 at St. Louis, Missouri.[6] [7][8]


Crains Island Cemetery [9][10]
Crains Island
Randolph County
Illinois, USA


Cora died of pneumonia.


  1. Find A Grave (see below)
  2. Hattie (Pearson) Burger list of family names and dates
  3. 1880; Census Place: Chester, Randolph, Illinois; Roll: 244; Page: 452C; Enumeration District: 098 Ancestry Record 6742 #31057361
  4. Illinois, County Marriage Records, 1800-1940 [database on-line]. Lehi, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2016. Ancestry Record 61370 #901546998
  5. Hattie (Pearson) Burger list of family names and dates
  6. Find A Grave (see below)
  7. Hattie (Pearson) Burger list of family names and dates
  8. St. Louis Genealogical Society, comp.. St. Louis, Missouri, Death Records, 1850-1902 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations Inc, 2001. Ancestry Record 5696 #215121
  9. Find A Grave (see below)
  10. Missouri State Archives; Jefferson City, MO, USA; Missouri Death Records [Microfilm] Ancestry Record 1172 #7116357

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