Cora E. French

Last updated 3 Feb 2021 in Spear–Johnson Family.

Individual

Born: 25 Nov 1896 in , , Indiana, United States

Father: Charles Walter French (1878 – ?)

Mother: Rosetta "Rosa" Green (1878 – ?)

Supporting evidence for:
name

census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton Township, enumeration district 1, sheet 4A (form/penned and stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > District 0001" image 7; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240372]

Additional detail for reference: Line 37, dwelling 65

Comment: Source includes name (Chas [Charles] W. French).

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 27, dwelling 7

Comment: Source includes name (Cora E. French).

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-13-13a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 13, sheet 13A (form); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Feb 2021) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 1 > District 0013" image 11; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 34, dwelling n/a

Comment: Source includes [married] name (Cora E. Apel).

interview-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 8-14 Feb 2009, includes mailed hardcopy notes; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Image #1.

Comment: Source includes name (Cora E. French).

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birth

census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton Township, enumeration district 1, sheet 4A (form/penned and stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > District 0001" image 7; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240372]

Additional detail for reference: Line 37, dwelling 65

Comment: Source includes date (Nov/1896), age (3), and location (Indiana). Using her age and the official census date of 1 June 1900 gives a birth date range from 2 June 1896 to 1 June 1897, which encompasses the given date.

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 27, dwelling 7

Comment: Source includes age (13) and location (Indiana). Using her age and the official census date of 15 Apr 1910 gives a birth date range from 16 Apr 1896 to 15 Apr 1897.

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-13-13a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 13, sheet 13A (form); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Feb 2021) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 1 > District 0013" image 11; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 34, dwelling n/a

Comment: Source includes age (23) and location (Indiana). Using her age and the official census date of 1 Jan 1920 gives a birth date range from 2 Jan 1896 to 1 Jan 1897.

interview-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 8-14 Feb 2009, includes mailed hardcopy notes; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Image #1.

Comment: Source includes date (11/25/1896).

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,
father

interview-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 8-14 Feb 2009, includes mailed hardcopy notes; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Message #6.

Comment: Source identifies Charles Walter French as a parent of Cora. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton Township, enumeration district 1, sheet 4A (form/penned and stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > District 0001" image 7; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240372]

Additional detail for reference: Line 35,37, dwelling 65

Comment: Source identifies Cora E. French as a daughter of Chas W. French. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 25,27, dwelling 7

Comment: Source identifies Cora E. French as a daughter of Charlie W. French. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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mother

interview-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 8-14 Feb 2009, includes mailed hardcopy notes; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Message #6.

Comment: Source identifies Rose Etta (or Rosetta Green) as a parent of Cora. The source does not provide sufficient evidence to denote the type of parent/child relationship.

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Family

Spouse/Partner: George Earnst Apel (1889 – ?)

Married: Abt 1917 in Vernon, Wilbarger County, Texas, United States

Supporting evidence for:
marriage

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-13-13a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 13, sheet 13A (form); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Feb 2021) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 1 > District 0013" image 11; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Lines 33,34, dwelling n/a

Comment: Source identifies Cora E. Apel as the wife of George E. Apel.

interview-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 8-14 Feb 2009, includes mailed hardcopy notes; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Message #2, Image #1.

Comment: Source includes date (about 1917) and location (Vernon, TX) of their marriage in image #1, and approximate date (not long after mom [Cora Apel] was born [in Apr 1921]) of their separation.

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Child: Rosa Louise Apel (1919 – ?)

Child: Cora Estle Lea Apel (1921 – 2012)

Miscellaneous Facts

Attributes

Residence: 1 Jun 1900 at Barton Township, Gibson County, Indiana, United States

Residence: 15 Apr 1910 at Justice Precinct 1, Dallam County, Texas, United States

Residence: 1 Jan 1920 at Justice Precinct 1, Carson County, Texas, United States

Supporting evidence for:
attributes

census-us-1900-ps-in-gibson-1-4a: 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule, Indiana, Gibson County, Barton Township, enumeration district 1, sheet 4A (form/penned and stamped); 1900 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 13 August 2018) > "Indiana > Gibson > Barton > District 0001" image 7; citing “Twelfth Census of the United States, 1900, NARA microfilm publication T623 (1854 rolls), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1240372]

Additional detail for reference: Line 37, dwelling 65

Comment: Source includes census date (1 June 1900) and location (Barton Township, County: Gibson, State: Indiana).

census-us-1910-ps-tx-dallam-68-1a: 1910 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 68, sheet 1A (form/penned) or page 70A (stamped); 1910 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed before 14 August 2018) > "Texas, Dallam County, Justice Precinct 1" image 1; citing “Thirteenth Census of the United States, 1910, NARA microfilm publication T624, roll 1541 (of 1784), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.” [FHL microfilm 1375554]

Additional detail for reference: Lines 27, dwelling 7

Comment: Source includes census date (15 Apr 1910) and location (Justice Precinct No. 1, County: Dallam, State: Texas).

census-us-1920-ps-tx-carson-13-13a: 1920 U.S. Census, population schedule, Texas, Carson County, Justice Precinct 1, enumeration district 13, sheet 13A (form); 1920 United States Federal Census, database with images, Ancestry (http://www.ancestry.com: accessed 3 Feb 2021) > "Texas > Carson > Justice Precinct 1 > District 0013" image 11; citing “Fourteenth Census of the United States, 1920, NARA microfilm publication T625, roll 1785 (of 2076), National Archives and Records Administration, Washington, D.C.”

Additional detail for reference: Line 34, dwelling n/a

Comment: Source includes census date (1 Jan 1920) and location (Justice Precinct No. 1, County: Carson, State: Texas).

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General Notes and Anecdotes

George and Cora separated shortly after the birth of Cora Estle Lea in 1921. [interview-<private>-2009]

Supporting evidence for:
general notes

interview-<private>-2009: Email conversation with <private>, 8-14 Feb 2009, includes mailed hardcopy notes; privately held

Additional detail for reference: Interview text (part a).

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Sources

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