Cora Main1

ID # 168, (1874-1969)
Cora Main|b. 2 Apr 1874\nd. 31 May 1969|p168.htm|George Main|b. 1846\nd. 17 Nov 1919|p165.htm|Clarissa Coleman|b. 28 Feb 1849\nd. 26 Oct 1928|p134.htm|||||||Daniel Coleman|b. 13 Jun 1816\nd. 22 Feb 1865|p79.htm|Mary Abel|b. 17 Sep 1809\nd. 17 Jun 1879|p126.htm|

Great-granddaughter of Catherine Jones.
Descendants of Catherine Jones & William Coleman
     Cora Main was born on 2 April 1874 at Troy, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1 She was the daughter of George Main and Clarissa Coleman.1 She married George Cairns on 10 June 1903 at Sheffield, Beverly Twp, Wentworth County, Ontario.1 She died on 31 May 1969 at Galt, Waterloo County, Ontario, at age 95.1 She was buried on 3 June 1969 at Mountview Cemetery, Galt, Waterloo County, Ontario.1 Birth reg. 025597-74 Cora d/o of George Main and Clarissa Coleman.

Here is Cora's marriage registration.
19759-03 George CAIRNS, 26, farmer, Beverly, same, s/o John CAIRNS & Jane ROBERTS, married Cora MAIN, 28, Beverly, same, d/o George MAIN & Clarissa COLEMAN, witn: T. W. STEELE of Guelph & Maggie CAIRNS of Rockton, 10 June 1903 at Sheffield

The story that has come down through the Colemans is that Cora and George were divorced. Cora is buried at Mountview Cemetery in Galt underher maiden name. At the time of the 1911 census, Cora Cairns is living with her parents in Beverly Township.

Her obituary in the Galt Daily Reporter was in the name of Mrs. Cora Cairns. The obituary states that she lived in the Sheffield area before coming to Galt in 1920. She was a member of Wesley United Church inGalt.1

Last Edited=9 Nov 2007


  1. [S1] Robert Coleman, 2009.