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Cora Ethel Spear

Individual

Born: 27 Jul 1920 in Draper, Jones County, South Dakota, USA

Died: 1 Mar 2008 in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA

Father: Kenneth Maris Spear (1891 – 1975)

Mother: Ethel Caroline Marshall (1895 – 1995)

Family #1

Spouse/Partner: Edwin Francis McQuisten (1914 – 2007)

Married: 27 Jul 1940 in Draper, Jones County, South Dakota, USA

Child: <private> McQuisten

Child: <private> McQuisten

Child: <private> McQuisten

Child: <private> McQuisten

Child: <private> McQuisten

Notes:

Cora was homecoming queen at Murdo High School (Murdo, Jones County, South Dakota) in 1939, the year she graduated.

She was a president of The Association for Retarded Citizens (ARC), now known as South Dakota Achieve (Sioux Vocational).

Change Date

This data was last changed on 5 Apr 2009, and is stored in datafile B.

Primary and Secondary Sources

(see About Sources)

1930 U.S. Federal Census (Population Schedule)
National Archives and Records Administration. [applies to name, birth]
A Spear Family History
by Michael Engelmann; [applies to birth]
Obituary (Cora E. McQuisten)
On-line obituary, duplicated in two locations. ArgusLeader.com (Web site for "Argus Leader" newspaper in Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA. Published 3 March 2008). millerfh.com (Web site for Miller Funeral Home, Sioux Falls, Minnehaha County, South Dakota, USA.) [applies to name, birth, death, marriage, notes]
Private (Spear Birth and Death Dates Notebook)
Handwritten pages, many hands, many inks. Fragile binding and paper, but with numerous names and dates of birth or death. [applies to name, birth]
Record of Marriage (Edwin McQuisten, Cora Spear)
[applies to name, birth, marriage]