|Birth: ||Apr. 14, 1885|
|Death: ||Apr. 21, 1927|
Elijah Benson was a son of Elijah Benson Cornelius and Mary S. Bynum. Elijah first married Nina Putman, a child of Thomas Columbus Putman and Carrie Johnson. She was born March 1, 1895 in Texas, and died April 9, 1913 in Taylor County, Texas. His second marriage was to Hattie Kayan Bynum June 13,1918. She was a daughter of Daniel Columbus Bynum and Mary Jane McClendon.
Elijah and Hattie were the parents of Eula Ellen, Uvalda, Jonnie, Luther Benson, Hallie, George Rankin and Jack.
1910 Taylor Co., TX, ED 268, Sh 3A : Elisha B. Cornelius, 25; Mary S. Cornelius, 60, AL, Mother
1920 Taylor Co., TX, ED 272, Sh 7: Benson Cornelius, 34, TX; Hattie, 22, AL; Eula E., 11/12, AZ.
Taylor County TX Death Certificate #14222. Benson Cornelius, age 42 years, 5 days, died April 21, 1927 in Abilene, Taylor County TX. Born April 1885 in Texas. Father: Benson Cornelius; Mother: Mary Bynum; Informant: Mrs. Hattie Cornelius, Potosi. Cause of Death Pneumonia. Buried April 22, 1927 in Potosi Cemetery, Taylor Co., TX.
Elijah Benson Cornelius (1847 - 1896)
Mary S. Bynum Cornelius (1849 - 1926)
Nina Ann Putman Cornelius (1895 - 1913)
Elbridge Chapman Cornelius (1871 - 1929)*
Lura Samantha Cornelius Gilbreth (1873 - 1903)*
Elijah Benson Cornelius (1885 - 1927)
Note: Buried as E. Benson Cornelius
Created by: Eugene Cornelius
Record added: Jun 25, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 38739005