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George Washington Cornwell
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Birth: May 16, 1861
Tazewell County
Virginia, USA
Death: Jan. 21, 1958
Lexington
Fayette County
Kentucky, USA

Ashand Daily Independent-Wednesday January 22, 1958. Pg.9:

G. W. Cornwell, retired farmer, dies at 96. Catlettsburg-George Wasington Cornwell, 96, a retired farmer, died at 9:05pm last night in a Lexington Hospital after an extended illness. Mr. Cornwell had been living with a son, Reuben Cornwell of Strait Creek, Route 1, Ashland for the past three years.

Born in Tazewell County, Virginia, a son of Reuben and Rachel Spence Cornwell, he lived in Wayne Co., WV, most of his life before coming to live his son at Route 1, Ashland. He was a member of the Methodist Church.
The body is at the Kilgore-Collier Funeral home, pending funeral arrangements.

Surviving him are six other sons, Garland, Donald, and Albert Cornwell fo Lavalette, WV, Fred Cornwell of Gallipolis, Ohio, Zeno Cornwell of Columbus, Ohio, and Ormsby Cornwell of Ashland, KY; three daughters, Mrs. R.W. Ayers of Proctorville, Ohio, Mrs. R.J. Ayers of Huntington, WV, and Mrs. Mary Thompson ofChesapeake, Ohio: and fifty grandchildren and a number of great-grandchildren.
 
 
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 Parents:
  Reuben Conner Cornwell (1828 - 1912)
  Rachel Spence Cornwell (1824 - 1910)
 
 Spouse:
  Mary Elizabeth Ward Cornwell (1871 - 1951)
 
 Children:
  Garland Buffington Cornwell (1893 - 1974)*
  Georgia Mae Cornwell Ayers (1895 - 1970)*
  Cora Cornwell Ayers (1898 - 1987)*
  Frederick Brian Cornwell (1900 - 1977)*
  Zeno Charles Cornwell (1902 - 1971)*
  Mary L. Cornwell Mestel (1904 - 1984)*
  Ormsby M. Cornwell (1907 - 1965)*
  Donald Cornwell (1909 - 1964)*
  Albert Gallatin Cornwell (1911 - 1990)*
  Reuben Axel Cornwell (1914 - 1988)*
  Tootie Cornwell (1916 - 1916)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Joseph Cornwell (1856 - 1925)*
  Mary Jane Cornwell Harless (1857 - 1940)*
  Nancy C. Cornwell Thacker (1859 - 1925)*
  George Washington Cornwell (1861 - 1958)
  Louisa Cornwell Newman (1863 - 1916)*
  John Morgan Cornwell (1866 - 1949)*
  Fleming Watson Cornwell (1869 - 1941)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Spurlock Cemetery
Wayne County
West Virginia, USA
 
Created by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
Record added: May 02, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36624210
George Washington Cornwell
Added by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
 
George Washington Cornwell
Added by: Cindy Cornwell McCachern
 
 
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RIP Great Great Grandpa Cornwell
- WVaGal88
 Added: Feb. 26, 2011

- Keith Wiese
 Added: May. 2, 2009
 
 
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