|Birth: ||Apr. 16, 1876|
|Death: ||Apr. 18, 1970|
Jesse Hamilton Cornelius was a son of Meredith Cornelius and Keziah Tidwell. He married Rosa G. Lee September 17, 1905 in Concho County, Texas. Rosa was a daughter of James B. and Ferrabee Lee, and a sister to Estella Zollie Lee who married Jesse's brother William Franklin. Eight known children were born to this couple: James Thurman, Augusta Viola, George Homer, Pearl R., William Thomas, Leora, Anna Lee, and Elizabeth Keziah.
1910 Concho Co., TX, ED 28, Sh 16: M. Cornelius 57 AL; Tom, 33; Rosa 28 wife; Thurman 3; Augusta 2; Homer 2/12. Note: Rosa was the wife of Jesse Hamilton and the 3 children listed belong to Jesse; "Tom" is Jesse Hamilton.
WWI Draft Registration Card: Jesse Homer Cornelius, born Apr 16, 1876, living in Lone Grove, OK. Farmer - self. Wife Rosa. Medium height, medium build, blue eyes, light hair.
1920 Knox Co., TX, ED 157, Sh 13: J.H. Cornelius, 43, TX; Rosia, 37, TX; Thermon, 13, TX; Augusta, 12, TX; Pearl, 7, TX; Tom, 5, TX; Leora, 3, TX; Annie Lee 0/12, TX.
1930 Wise Co., TX, ED 249-4, Sh 8A: Jessie H. Cornelius, 53, TX; Rosa, 47, TX; Thurmond, 24, TX; Tom. 15, TX; Lee Ora, 13, TX; Annie L., 10, TX; Elizabeth, 5, TX
1940 Parker Co., TX: Jessie H. Cornelius, 63, TX
Parker County Texas Death Certificate #44412. Jesse Hamilton Cornelius, age 94, died April 18, 1970 in Senior Citizen Nursing Home, Weatherford, Parker County, Texas. Born April 16, 1874 in Hamilton County, Texas. Father: Meredith Cornelius; Mother: Kissiah Tidwell. Informant: Mrs. W.J. Leonard (daughter Augusta Viola). Burial Pleasant Grove Cemetery #1, Decatur, Wise County, Texas.
Meredith Cornelius (1851 - 1935)
Keziah Tidwell Cornelius (1848 - 1905)
Augusta Viola Cornelius Leonard (1908 - 1999)*
Pearl R. Cornelius Culwell (1912 - 1971)*
Anna Lee Emfinger (1920 - 2006)*
Elizabeth K. Cornelius Huckaby (1924 - 2005)*
Nancy Jane Cornelius Murphree (1869 - 1952)*
William Franklin Cornelius (1875 - 1961)*
Jesse Hamilton Cornelius (1876 - 1970)
Thomas Meredith Cornelius (1883 - 1940)*
Pleasant Grove Cemetery #01
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Originally Created by: Eugene Cornelius
Record added: May 31, 2009
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