John Henry Cornell

ID # 552, (1847-1927)
BirthJohn Henry Cornell was born on 2 June 1847 at East Flamboro Township, Wentworth County. 
MarriageHe married Sarah M. Lawrason, daughter of James William Lawrason and Eunice Buckberrough, 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.
 
DeathHe died on 25 October 1927 at South Dumfries, Brant County, Ontario, at age 80. 
BurialHe was buried on 27 October 1927 at St. George Cemetery. 
NoteAccording to the 1881 census, John is a farmer in Beverly Township.

Death reg. 008783-27 South Dumfries, Brant Co.
John Henry Cornell died 25 October, 1927. Place of death St. George Village. Married. Age 80 yrs., 4 mos., 21 dys. Born East Flamboro Township, June 4, 1847. Gentleman, retired, at place of death 20 years, in province life. Father James Henry Cornell, born Pennsylvania; mother Ann Hurr, born England. Informant George Cornell, RR2, St. George, son. Burial St. George Cemetery, October 27, 1927. 

Children of John Henry Cornell and Sarah M. Lawrason

Last Edited5 Aug 2016