Cora Elizabeth (Amelang) Evans (1885 - 1959)

Cora Elizabeth (Amelang) Evans
1885 - 1959
updated February 06, 2019
Cora Elizabeth (Amelang) Evans was born on February 26, 1885 in Iowa. She was born into the Amelang family and married into the Evans family. She was born to Christoph Wilhelm Franz Amelang and Hannah L. C. (Ploschentz) Amelang, with siblings Robert, William, Paul, John, Rosa, Martha, Minnie, and Mary. Cora died on January 27, 1959 in Iowa at age 73.
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Cora Elizabeth (Amelang) Evans
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Cora
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Elizabeth
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Amelang
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Evans, Amelang
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Cora Evans was born on in Iowa United States
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Cora Evans died on in Wapello County, Iowa
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Cora Evans was born on in Iowa United States
Cora Evans died on in Wapello County, Iowa
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Johnson Cemetery, in Davis County, Iowa
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Cora Elizabeth (Amelang) Evans passed away on January 27, 1959 in Iowa at 73 years of age. She was buried in Johnson Cemetery, Iowa. Cora was born on February 26, 1885 in Iowa. She was born to Christoph Wilhelm Franz Amelang and Hannah L. C. (Ploschentz) Amelang, with siblings Robert, William, Paul, John, Rosa, Martha, Minnie, and Mary.
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In 1885, in the year that Cora Elizabeth (Amelang) Evans was born, on February 16th, the first Dow Jones Industrial Average was published by Charles Dow, who also founded the Wall Street Journal. The index was 62.76. It represented 12 stocks - American Cotton Oil, American Sugar, American Tobacco, Chicago Gas, Distilling & Cattle Feeding, General Electric, Laclede Gas, National Lead, North American, Tennessee Coal and Iron, U.S. Leather pfd. and U.S. Rubber.

In 1906, by the time she was 21 years old, Finland became the first European country to give women the vote and to allow them to run for political office. (Women in Australia and New Zealand already had that right but couldn't run for office.) Although Finland belonged to the Russian Empire, there was great unrest and the Tsar wanted to broker a quick peace. As a part of the brokered peace, women got the vote.

In 1911, at the age of 26 years old, Cora was alive when British physicist Ernest Rutherford (born in New Zealand), along with German physicist Hans Geiger, discovered the structure of an atom. He found that atoms had nuclei (a nucleus) and were circled by electrons, much as planets orbit the sun.

In 1944, at the age of 59 years old, Cora was alive when on December 16th, The Battle of the Bulge began in the Ardennes forest on the Western Front. Lasting for a little over a month, the battle began with a surprise attack by Germany on the Allied forces The U.S. suffered their highest casualties of any operation in World War II - 89,000 were casualties, around 8,600 killed - but Germany also severely depleted their resources and they couldn't be replaced.

In 1959, in the year of Cora Elizabeth (Amelang) Evans's passing, on January 3rd, Alaska became the 49th state of the United States and the first state not a part of the contiguous United States. The flag was changed to display 49 stars.

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