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Cora Alena Doty Packard
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Birth: May 5, 1869
Saginaw
Saginaw County
Michigan, USA
Death: Aug., 1954
Covert
Van Buren County
Michigan, USA

Cora and husband, Fred Packard, were married on March 6, 1889 in Watervliet, Berrien County, Michigan. They are found in the 1910 Census.
They were living in Covert, Van Buren County, Michigan. At the time Cora was 40 years old. Fred was 44. Five children were living in the home at this time.

Cora and husband, Fred Packard, are found in the 1940 Census. They were living in Covert, Van Buren County, Michigan. At the time, she was 71 years old. He was 74.

Their six children were Eula, Oscar, George, Lyle, Robert, and Olive.

The following is a wedding anniversary announcement that was originally printed in the Palladium Newspaper of Benton Harbor, Michigan dated March 5, 1953:

MR. AND MRS. PACKARD - COVERT, March 6 (1953) - The 84th wedding anniversary of Mr. and Mrs. Fred Packard of Covert will be celebrated by the Packard family on Friday, March 6. The couple does not plan to entertain formally because of the ill health of Mrs. Packard. Miss Cora Doty and Fred Packard were married at the home of the bride's parents, Mr. and Mrs. J. H. Doty of Paw Paw Lake by the Rev. (B) of the Coloma Methodist church on March 6, 1889. They first resided In Benton Harbor, but returned to Covert in January of 1890 where they have lived since that time. Mrs. Packard was born in Saginaw on May 6, 1869, coming to Covert with her parents when she was five years old. Her father, a sawyer in the Packard Mills, sawed all the lumber used in building the Covert Congregational church a fact of which she is extremely proud. The bell on the same church was donated by Mr. Packard's father, William R. Packard. Mr. Packard was born in Ganges on Oct. 10. 1865, and came to Covert when he was six. Both the Packard's were active in the Odd Fellow and Rebekah lodges, and Mrs. Packard is a member of the local OES chapter, No 488 and the Covert Congregational Church. The couple has six children: Mrs. Eula Brown of Kalamazoo, now caring for her parents in Covert, Oscar H. of Kalamazoo; George A of Covert; Lyle O. of Chicago; Robert L. of South Haven; and Mrs. Olive Kasishke of Tulsa, Oklahoma. They also have 13 grandchildren and 10 great-grandchildren. 
 
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 Parents:
  John Hanable Doty (1846 - 1926)
 
 Spouse:
  Alfred Eugene Packard (1865 - 1957)
 
 Children:
  Eula Mary Packard Brown (1890 - 1968)*
  Oscar Hanable Packard (1892 - 1965)*
  George Alfred Packard (1895 - 1978)*
  Lyle Otto Packard (1900 - ____)*
  Robert Lyle Packard (1902 - 1967)*
  Olive Millicent Packard Kasishke (1905 - 1963)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Covert Cemetery
Covert
Van Buren County
Michigan, USA
 
Created by: fonda flamingo
Record added: Jun 13, 2013
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Cora Alena <i>Doty</i> Packard
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 Added: Jun. 13, 2013
 
 
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