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Eversmeyer, Cora, 1876-1952



  • Existence: 1876 - 1952


Born July 4, 1876, Cora Wende was the youngest of the six daughters of Mr. and Mrs. Henry Wende of Keokuk, Iowa. Her father Henry Wende was an immigrant from Germany and made his living as a farmer in Lee County, Iowa. Cora Wende attended Chicago University in Muscatine, Iowa where she received the Second Kilbourne Prize for her academic achievement. She married physician B. E. Eversmeyer in July 1909; they had two daughters, Margaret and Bernice. Bernice Eversmeyer become a physician and also married a physician. Cora Eversmeyer taught fifth through seventh grades in Keokuk. She died at the age of 76 in 1952.

Found in 1 Collection or Record:

Cora Eversmeyer papers

Identifier: IWA0418

The daughter of a German immigrant who was born and raised on a farm in Lee County, Iowa.

Dates: 1848-1950