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Alva Walter Cornelius
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Birth: Mar. 3, 1873
Decatur
Morgan County
Alabama, USA
Death: Apr. 7, 1951
Galveston
Galveston County
Texas, USA

Alva Walter was the youngest child born to Meredith Cornelius and Elizabeth Williams. He married Eoline Spoonts November 16, 1899 in Ellis County TX. After a divorce, he married Jessie D. Ingram 1920-1930.

1880 Lawrence Co.AL, ED 167, Pg. 345B: M. Cornelion, 61, TN; L.J., 57, VA; William H., 18, AL; Miles E., 15, AL; Cordelie, 12, AL; Martha R., 10, AL; Walter, 7, AL

1900 Ellis Co., TX Census, ED 34, Sh 17A: Walter Cornelius, May 1873, 27, AL; Eoline, May 1876, 24, TX; Grady, June 1896, 3, TX.

1910 Hill Co., TX Census, ED 151, Sh 5B: A.W. Cornelius, 37, AL; S.E., 34, GA; Edwena, 9, TX; Lois, 7, TX; Bernice, 5, TX; Ruth, 2, TX; Henry G., 13, TX.

1920 Kleberg Co., TX, ED 119, Sh 12B: A. Walter Cornelius, 46, AL; Eoline, 43, TX; Edwena, 19, TX; Lois, 17, TX; Bernice, 15, TX; Ruth, 12, TX.

1930 Bexar Co., TX, ED 139, Sh 7A: Alva W. Cornelius, 52, AL; Jessie, 40. AL; Willene Ingram, 17, AL, step daughter; Ruby Ingram, 13, AL, step daughter.

1940 Bexar Co., TX: A.W. Cornelius, 67, AL; Jessie, 49, AL

WW I Draft Registration Card: Alva Walter Cornelius, born Mar 3, 1873, living in Kingsville, Kleberg Co., TX. Nearest relative Mrs. H.J. Skipper (sister). Medium height, medium build, gray eyes, black hair.

Galveston County Texas Death Certificate # 41124. Alva Walter Cornelius, age 78 years, 4 months, 4 days, died July 7, 1951 in John Sealy Hospital, Galveston, Galveston County, Texas. He was born March 3, 1873 in Decatur, Alabama. Widower. Father Meridith Cornelius; mother unknown. Informant Registrar John Sealy Hospital. Buried La Porte Cemetery, LaPorte, Texas on July 9, 1951.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Meredith Cornelius (1818 - 1883)
 
 Spouse:
  Eoline Spoonts Cornelius (1875 - 1968)
 
 Children:
  Edwena Cornelius Manning (1900 - 1967)*
  Lois C. Cornelius Nelson (1902 - 1987)*
  Ruth C. Cornelius Wallace (1907 - 1974)*
 
 Siblings:
  William C. Cornelius (1850 - 1935)*
  Cynthia Evelyn Cornelius Skipper (1860 - 1935)*
  Elbert B. Cornelius (1864 - 1911)*
  Cordelia Cornelius Stover (1866 - 1945)*
  Alva Walter Cornelius (1873 - 1951)
  Martha Rose Lee Cornelius Bryant (1875 - 1938)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
La Porte Cemetery
La Porte
Harris County
Texas, USA
 
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Originally Created by: Eugene Cornelius
Record added: Nov 04, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 43928160
Alva Walter Cornelius
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