Person:Cora Conklin (2)

m. 27 Oct 1874
  1. Etta May Conklin1877 - 1971
  2. Cora Belle Conklin1880 - 1966
  3. Nellie Conklin1882 - 1882
  4. Della Ross Conklin1886 - 1970
  5. Theodore Lurton Conklin1888 - 1973
Facts and Events
Name Cora Belle Conklin
Gender Female
Birth? 13 Jun 1880 Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, United States
Death? 7 Sep 1966 Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, United States
Occupation? Corporate Treasurer
Burial? Jerseyville, Jersey, Illinois, United StatesOak Grove Cemetery

Cora Belle Conklin was born on 13 June 1880 in Jerseyville (Jersey County), Illinois. Cora was unmarried. She graduated from Jersey County High School and went to St. Louis, Missouri where she worked for the Frank Adams Electric Company (a manufacturer of switchboards) for many years. Cora advanced to the rank of Corporate Treasurer. She was a highly regarded businesswoman in St. Louis and was a member of the Altrusa Club, a society for women executives. She was a member of the Third Baptist Church in St. Louis. For many years, she and her sister, Etta shared an apartment in St. Louis. When they were quite elderly, they moved back to Jerseyville where Cora died on 7 September 1966. She is buried with her parents in the Conklin family plot at Oak Grove Cemetery in Jerseyville.

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