Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Cornells in:
 • Ithaca City Cemetery
 • Ithaca
 • Tompkins County
 • New York
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Community Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Elijah B Cornell
Birth: 1808
Death: Sep. 6, 1889
Ithaca
Tompkins County
New York, USA

son of Elijah Cornell & Eunice Barnard Cornell
husband of Betsey Ann Burdick Cornell
husband of Mrs. Margaret Hillick Cornell (married Nov. 1880)
__________________

(Ithaca Daily Journal. Ithaca, NY. 6 Sep 1889, page 3.)

Elijah B. Cornell, brother of the founder of Cornell University, died this morning of paralysis, at the age of 81 years, having been a helpless victim of that disease for six years. Three brothers still survive.
__________________

(Ithaca Daily Journal. Ithaca, NY. 7 Sep 1889, page 3.)

The funeral services of Elijah B. Cornell will be held at the residence, No. 50 University Avenue, Sunday afternoon, at 2 o’clock.
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Elijah Cornell (1771 - 1862)
  Eunice Coleman Barnard Cornell (1788 - 1857)
 
 Spouse:
  Betsey Ann Burdick Cornell (1813 - 1877)*
 
 Children:
  Marion Cornell Millspaugh (1832 - 1903)*
  Nelson P. Cornell (1834 - 1910)*
  Marie Cornell Squire (1836 - 1915)*
  William H Cornell (1838 - 1905)*
  George W Cornell (1840 - 1841)*
  Montgomery S Cornell (1842 - 1861)*
  Albert B Cornell (1846 - 1848)*
  Helen A Cornell (1848 - 1854)*
 
 Siblings:
  Benjamin Cornell (____ - 1842)*
  Ezra Cornell (1807 - 1874)*
  Elijah B Cornell (1808 - 1889)
  Daniel B. Cornell (1811 - 1881)*
  Lucretia Cornell Chace (1813 - 1845)*
  Phebe Cornell Wood (1816 - 1891)*
  Mary Cornell Robertson (1818 - 1897)*
  Deborah Cornell Wood (1820 - 1909)*
  Jane Cornell Finch (1831 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Ithaca City Cemetery
Ithaca
Tompkins County
New York, USA
Plot: a-79-6
 
Created by: sjs953
Record added: Dec 12, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 45378933
Elijah B Cornell
Added by: sjs953
 
Elijah B Cornell
Added by: sjs953
 
Elijah B Cornell
Cemetery Photo
Added by: PhantomM5B
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

 
This page is sponsored by: JeffDGordon

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service