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Jacob Francis "Jake" Cornelius
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Birth: Apr. 4, 1868
Platteville
Grant County
Wisconsin, USA
Death: Jun. 19, 1937
Kearney
Buffalo County
Nebraska, USA

Jacob "Jake" was the son of Casper Adamus Cornelius and Margaret Gabriel, who both immigrated from Prussia (Germany). Jacob moved to Nebraska with his family in 1878, and married Rosalia "Rose" Grams in Dec 1893 in Kearney County, Nebraska.
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Kearney, Nebraska: 19 Jun 1937:

Jacob F Cornelius Funeral Will Be Held Tuesday.

Jacob Francis Cornelius, 69, a resident of Kearney for the past sixty-two years, died at his home here, 306 East Twenty-seventy street, early this morning. He was a Union Pacific railway shop employee here until his retirement six years ago.

Surviving are Mrs Cornelius, one son, Carl J. of Kearney, and three daughters: Mrs. Irvin S (Ella) Knoll of Detroit, Mich; Miss Margaret M. Cornelius, of Kearney, and Miss Dora Cornelius, of Lincoln.

A brother, Joseph Cornelius, of Lincoln, and two sisters, Mrs. Lena McCombs, of Omaha, and Mrs. Anna Sheville, of Chicago, also survive, as do seven grandchildren: Leo, Paul, Mary Ellen, Junior, George and Lela May Cornelius, Kearney, and Frank Knoll, Detroit.

Funeral Services will be held from the St James church here next Tuesday morning at nine-thirty o'clock. Interment will be made in the Kearney cemetery.

Mr Cornelius was one of the oldest and best-known residents of the city.
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 Parents:
  Jodacus Casparus Adamus Cornelius (1821 - 1884)
 
 Spouse:
  Rosalia "Rose" Grams Cornelius (1873 - 1950)
 
 Children:
  Carl John Cornelius (1894 - 1969)*
  John Cornelius (1895 - 1895)*
 
 Siblings:
  Casper P. Cornelius (1853 - 1908)*
  Joseph L Cornelius (1857 - 1939)*
  Antone M. Cornelius (1866 - 1933)*
  Jacob Francis Cornelius (1868 - 1937)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Kearney Cemetery
Kearney
Buffalo County
Nebraska, USA
Plot: 1483 East
 
Maintained by: JCLA
Originally Created by: CPR
Record added: Sep 19, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 58894631
Jacob Francis Jake Cornelius
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Jacob Francis Jake Cornelius
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Jacob Francis Jake Cornelius
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