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Corrie Gladys HawleyAge: 89 years18691959

Corrie Gladys Hawley
Given names
Corrie Gladys
Birth June 30, 1869
Historical Event
Transcontinental Railroad completed

Note: The First Transcontinental Railroad was a 1,907-mile contiguous railroad line constructed between 1863 and 1869 across the western United States to connect the Pacific coast with the existing Eastern U.S. rail network - http://goo.gl/Xafdg5
Historical Event
Yellow Fever Epidemic
1878 (Age 8 years)

Note: Over 13,000 deaths occurred from yellow fever in lower Mississippi Valley - http://goo.gl/9lEiEH
MarriageGeorge Ambrose HammondView this family
March 29, 1890 (Age 20 years)
Historical Event
Spanish-American War
between April 1898 and August 1898 (Age 28 years)
Note: The Spanish-American War was a conflict in 1898 between Spain and the United States, the result of American intervention in the Cuban War of Independence - http://goo.gl/AZzZyH
Birth of a daughter
Vernita Margaret Hammond
February 21, 1901 (Age 31 years)
Historical Event
Polio Epidemic
1916 (Age 46 years)

Note: Over 7,000 deaths and 27,363 cases reported in America's worst polio (infantile paralysis) epidemic - http://goo.gl/ZBEQA1
Historical Event
World War I
between 1917 and November 1918 (Age 47 years)

Note: The United States enters 'The Great War' where more than nine million combatants were killed- http://goo.gl/CElxTx
Historical Event
Spanish Influenza Epidemic
1918 (Age 48 years)

Note: Spanish Influenza killed over 500,000 people in the United States, and somewhere between 20 and 40 million in what has been cited as the most devastating epidemic in history - http://goo.gl/nYVCtq
Death of a husbandGeorge Ambrose Hammond
August 8, 1924 (Age 55 years)
Historical Event
The Great Depression
October 1929 (Age 60 years)

Note: The Wall Street Crash sets off the Great Depression, the most severe worldwide economic depression in the 20th century - http://goo.gl/MgHbRM
Historical Event
World War II
between December 1941 and August 1945 (Age 72 years)

Note: The United States enters World War II after the attack at Pearl Harbor, a global war that involved the vast majority of the world's nations and including all of the great powers - http://goo.gl/QfFDwG
Residence August 5, 1948 (Age 79 years)
Historical Event
Korean War
between 1950 and 1953 (Age 80 years)
Note: The Korean War was a war between the Republic of Korea (South Korea), supported by the United Nations, and the Democratic People's Republic of Korea (North Korea), at one time supported by the People's Republic of China and the Soviet Union - http://goo.gl/o1FrfM
Death April 29, 1959 (Age 89 years)
Family with George Ambrose Hammond - View this family
Marriage: March 29, 1890Ludington, Michigan, USA
11 years


Corrie Hawley came to Mason Co. when she was 9. They ran a boarding house for EB Ward's north mill. When she was 12 she lived with Lucius Hawley a teacher in Mason Co. She went to school only through 5th grade. She was in love with Tiffany he was a baker. Somehow she married George.

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  1. Generation 1
    1. Corrie Gladys Hawley

      Corrie Gladys Hawley was born on June 30, 1869 in Fennville, Michigan, USA and died on April 29, 1959 in Lansing, Ingham, Michigan at the age of 89. She married George Ambrose Hammond on March 29, 1890 in Ludington, Michigan, USA. He was born on December 19, 1868 in Richmond Twp, Michigan, USA and died on August 8, 1924 in Ludington, Michigan, USA at the age of 55.

      Children of Corrie Gladys Hawley and George Ambrose Hammond:

      1. Vernita Margaret Hammond (19011987)
  2. Generation 2back to top
    1. Vernita Margaret Hammond

      Vernita Margaret Hammond, daughter of George Ambrose Hammond and Corrie Gladys Hawley, was born on February 21, 1901 in Ludington, Michigan, USA and died on June 19, 1987 in Warren, Michigan, USA at the age of 86. She married Vernon Rauhut, son of Frederick William Rauhut and Marie Gonpell.

      Vernita Margaret Hammond and Vernon Rauhut had 1 child.

  3. Generation 3back to top
    The details of this generation are private.