COLWELL, Alcinda
CORKEN, James Stanley
NICHOLAS, Laura Ellen
CORKEN, Hubert Stanley


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FARRIS, Orpha Joyce

  • CORKEN, James Farris+

CORKEN, Hubert Stanley

  • Born: 15 Mar 1895 1
  • Marriage: FARRIS, Orpha Joyce
  • Died: Jan 1986, Rockport, Atchison co., Missouri at age 90 2
  • Buried: Ohio Cemetery, Burlington Junction, Nodaway co., Missouri 1

bullet  General Notes:

From Julie Zimmer's website:
Hubert married Orpha Joyce Farris. He attended agricultural college, farmed, owned a feed/poultry/creamery business and later worked as a custodian at the Northwest Missouri State college library in Maryville. he had four sons, Jerry, Jim, Jack and Bill. Orpha studied music at the conservatory and taught school and piano.


bullet  Noted events in his life were:

Education: 1 yr Amity College: College Springs, Page co., Iowa. 3

Social Security Number: 490-34-8856, issued in Missour before 1951. 2


Hubert married Orpha Joyce FARRIS. (Orpha Joyce FARRIS was born on 25 Jul 1897,1 died on 18 Jan 1958 1 and was buried in Ohio Cemetery, Burlington Junction, Nodaway co., Missouri 1.)


The children of James and Laura Corken - Alma, Hubert, Phillip

Photos courtesy of Julie Zimmer

Christmas, 1951 - The family of Hubert and Orpha Corken, except Jim, who took the picture, and Jim's daughter Julie

from back, left: Eleanor (Jerry's wife) with Marcy; Gwen (Jim's wife); Bill; Jack; Orpha; Hubert

on the floor: Jerry with Susie; Carolyn (Jim's daughter)

photo courtesy of Julie Zimmer



A gathering of the Nicholas Family at the home of Alma Nicholas Dannon

Hubert and Orpha Corken are noted, as well as Orph's mother.

photo courtesy of Julie Zimmer


Additional Photo - "Big Dinner at Uncle Bert's" (Albert Curtis Nicholas)



1 Nodaway Township Cemeteries, Nodaway County, Missouri (Nodaway County Genealogical Society, Box 214 Maryville, Missouri 64468).

2 Social Security Death Index.

3 Julie Zimmer.

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