Tombstone Tuesday – September 29, 2020 – Cora Hamacher Densmore

Cora Hamacher was born on March 6, 1872, the daughter of Henry and Sarah Hamacher, born in St. Clair County, Michigan. Henry and Sarah had six children; Elizabeth (1867), Dora (1869), Lydia (1871), Cora (1872), Harriet (1875), Emma (1879). Henry was a farmer and they lived in Cumming, Michigan

Cora married Norman Densmore on April 17,1900 in Bay City, Michigan. Norman states that he is a farmer.

In 1910 Federal Census, Norman and Cora are living in Klacking, Michigan. They have five children; Charles (1901), Norman Jr (1903), John C (1906), Sarah (1908), Lilah (1908). Norman Jr died of Typhoid Fever in July of 1912 at the age of eight years old.

By the time of the 1920 Federal Census, Norman and Cora have moved and are living in Beaverton, Michigan. They have Charley, John C, Sarah, Lila, Thelma (1911), Alfred (1915) listed in this census.

In the 1930 Federal Census, Norman and Cora have moved again. They live in Sheriden, Clare County, Michigan. They have three children who remain at home, they are, Sarah, Lila, and Alfred. By the time of the 1940 Federal Census, Norman and Cora are found living in Sheridan, Michigan. All of their children are grown and gone.

Sixty years ago on September 29, 1960, Cora Hamacher Densmore died at the age of eighty eight years old in West Branch, Michigan. She is buried in Campbell Hills Cemetery in Ogemaw County, Michigan.

Rest in peace, Cora.

Love, Jan

Cora married my second Great Grand Uncle, Norman Densmore.

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