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I have been doing genealogy for 30 years. My Great Aunt Ella introduced me to this fascinating adventure when I was a teenager and boy did I get hooked. She inspired me and taught me the importance of my roots and where I came from.

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Sunday, September 30, 2018

Cora Stanfield: Too Many Men

Cora Dell Morse was born 1873 in Walla Walla, WA to Franklin B Morse & Mary A Holbrook.

She married Edward Wallace Stanfield 1 Nov 1894 in Walla Walla, WA
They divorced and re-married again 31 Jan 1908 in Colfax, WA. In Oct of 1908 she rented rooms with A. G. Roberts and got herself in a tangled mess in Oregon.

Here is her story:

Inmate #1482 Idaho State Prison
Crime: Adultery 
Discharged: 4 Jul 1909

A. G. Roberts
Inmate # 1481 Idaho State Prison
Crime: Adultery 
Discharged: 4 Jul 1909

Cora and Edward had a daughter
Bertha Hazel Stanfield born 1897

So Cora gets out of prison and her and Edward are together in the 1910 census living in Winona, WA.

1920 they are still living in Winona, WA

By 1930 they move to San Jose, CA she's 57 by now and working in Vendome Hotel.

Cora dies at age 64 in Los Angeles, CA

Edward re-marries by the 1940 census to a Ella

Edward dies 23 Apr 1951 Santa Clara, CA