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Cora Colgate
Date: ca. 1860 - 1932
Remarks: Cora Elizabeth Smith was the daughter of Samuel Smith, of New Orleans. Miss Smith married Samuel James Colgate (d. 1893). The couple had one child, Adele Smith Colgate. After her husband's death, Mrs. Colgate married Henry William John Bying (d.1899), fourth Earl of Strafford. He was killed in a train accident, shortly after the marriage. The couple had no childern. In 1903, theCountess of Strafford married Martyn Thomas Kennard. Mr. and Mrs. Kennard remained together until her death.