Sarah M. Lawrason

ID # 375, (1849-1934)
FatherJames William Lawrason (1825-1918)
MotherEunice Buckberrough (1829-1916)
BirthSarah M. Lawrason was born on 24 August 1849. 
MarriageShe married John Henry Cornell on 21 December 1869 at Township of Beverly.

Source: The time period for the entry for this marriage was still being done at the county level. The mechanical metal numbering stamp was never applied to these very early registrations. Also the handwriting on the registration is the same as that for the surrounding pages in other townships. The records were probably being written up from the clergy's returns at Hamilton.

Wentworth County marriage record
John Cornell, 22, born Canada residing Beverly. Bachelor. Farmer. Parents James and Ann Cornell.
Sarah Lawrenson, 20, born Canada, residing Beverly, spinster. Parents James W. and Eunice Lawrenson.
Witnesses Margaret Jones and Fanny Cornell, both of Beverly.
On December 21, 1869, at Beverly
Clergyman Rev. James McAllister.
Division Township of Beverly.
The bride and groom are shown as Methodists.

The bride's family name, Lawrason, is spelled as Lawrenson on the registration.
 
DeathShe died on 8 September 1934 at St. George, Ontario, at age 85. 
BurialShe was buried on 10 September 1934 at St. George Cemetery. 
NoteThe information for Sarah's family comes from the Troy History booklet of 1947 and the 1881 census.

The inscription on Sarah's gravestone gives 1849 as the year of her birth.

Sarah's obituary in says that the following children survive:

J.A. Cornell (Aikman), Niagara-on-the-Lake; George Cornell, St. George; Evelyn Cornell, Porterville, California; and Nellie, wife of Wesley Thompson, St. George.

Death reg. 008678-34 St. George, South Dumfries, Brant Co.
Sarah Mellisa Cornell, residence St. George, died Sept. 8, 1934. Widow. Born Ontario August 24, 1849. Age 85 years and 15 days. Housewife. At place of death 22 years, in Ontario life. Parents James Lawrason and Eunice Buckberough, both born Ontario. Informant Wesley Thompson, St.
George, son-in-law.
Burial United Cemetery, St. George, on September 10, 1934. 

Children of Sarah M. Lawrason and John Henry Cornell

Last Edited5 Aug 2016