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Elen Augusta Covert Cornell
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Birth: Oct. 6, 1834
Death: May 11, 1893

Her obituary:

Mrs. Elen Augusta CORNELL, wife of Ex-Governor Alonzo B. CORNELL, died at four o'clock this morning at their cottage on the Cornell University campus. She has been in poor health nearly two years, and for the past four months has been confined to the house.
Mrs. CORNELL was a lady of superior character and accomplishments whose memory will be cherished by a wide circle of friends throughout this state and far beyond its borders. During the Governor's active public career her home was distinguished for its genial and refined hospitality. Both in Albany and New York she was a zealous worker in many charitable organizations.
Her funeral will occur on Sunday afternoon at the chapel of the Cornell University.

 
 
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 Spouse:
  Alonzo Barton Cornell (1832 - 1904)
 
Note: Her maiden name was Covert, and she was the sister of Alonzo's second wife.
 
Burial:
Sage Chapel
Ithaca
Tompkins County
New York, USA
 
Created by: Dan
Record added: Jul 06, 2012
Find A Grave Memorial# 93194419
Elen Augusta <i>Covert</i> Cornell
Added by: Dan
 
 
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