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William Arthur Cora
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Birth: Oct. 22, 1888
Coldwater
Wayne County
Missouri, USA
Death: Oct. 20, 1965
Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA

Son of James B & Julia Reese Cora. Arthur Cora married Mabel I Skaggs 03/22/1914. They had six children. He was raised on a farm until he joined US Calvery in 1910. Served in Philippines & along Mexican border. He was a bricklayer until he retired in 1956. He was a member of local 23 of Brick Masons & Plasterer's International Union. He was a resident of Cape Girardeau, MO since 1924. Arthur Cora's death was caused by the result of serious burns incurred from attempting to fill a cigerette lighter with lighter fluid. His left arm & side of his body were serously burned. Arthur Cora died in St Francis Hospital in Cape Girardeau, MO. His children: Loraine Cora Kessler, AJ Cora, Helen Cora Wolsey, Evelyn Cora Hinkle, JW Cora & Charles Cora. 
 
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 Parents:
  James Buchanan Cora (1858 - 1933)
  Julia Belle Reece Cora (1867 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Mabel Izetta Skaggs Cora (1894 - 1954)
 
 Children:
  Loraine Francis Luebbers Cora Kesler (1915 - 1998)*
  A J Cora (1917 - 1993)*
  Helen Fay Cora Wolsey (1918 - 1949)*
  Evelyn Margarite Cora Hinkle (1921 - 1998)*
  J W Cora (1923 - 1995)*
 
 Siblings:
  John Harrison Cora (1885 - 1955)*
  William Arthur Cora (1888 - 1965)
  Flora Isett Cora Akes (1891 - 1939)*
  Claiborn Hix Cora (1897 - 1954)*
  Mildred Beatrice Cora Lee (1906 - 1993)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
New Lorimier Cemetery
Cape Girardeau
Cape Girardeau County
Missouri, USA
Plot: Section 6, Lot 94, Grave 2
 
Created by: John Hinkle
Record added: Jan 05, 2002
Find A Grave Memorial# 6070363
William Arthur Cora
Added by: John Hinkle
 
William Arthur Cora
Added by: John Hinkle
 
William Arthur Cora
Added by: John Hinkle
 
 
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- Bill Sillman
 Added: Jul. 21, 2013
My grandfather was not called, "Blackie".
- John Hinkle
 Added: Feb. 5, 2011
Oh Grandpa Cora the stories i have heard about you Your grandson tommy joe siad they use to call you blackie because in the summer you would get so dark.cant wait to meet you r.i.p
- Donna
 Added: May. 25, 2009
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