|Birth: ||Nov. 17, 1836|
|Death: ||Feb. 19, 1921|
Solomon was a son of Joel Cornelius and Mary "Polly" Easley of Blount County, Alabama. He married Margaret Jane Durham February 7, 1861 in Blount County. After Margaret's death, he married the widow Mary Salome Barnes Foreman February 11, 1909 in Beckham County Oklahoma.
Children of Solomon Cornelius and Margaret Jane Durham are:Thomas Meredith, Samantha A., Mary Viola, Artie Lela, Amma Mae, John Daniel, Elbert, and Samuel (the latter two died very young and probably in Texas).
During the Civil War he served in Company I, 49th Alabama Regiment. He enlisted as 4th Corporal, was elected 1st Sergeant in 1862 at Corinth, Mississippi, was captured at Port Hudson Louisiana and paroled a few days later.
1860 Fayette Co., AL, pg 447: Solomon, 23 M, farmer, AL
1880 Blount Co., AL, ED 6, pg 418A, Township 13: Solomon Cornelius, 43, farmer; Margaret, 39; Thomas M., 17; Samantha, 14; Mary 11; Artie, 5; Amma, 5.
1900 Ok Terr., Greer Co., Altus: ED 79, Sh 19B: Solomon Cornelius, Nov 1837, 62, AL; Margret J., Apr 1843, 57, AL; May, Mar 1877, 23, AL; John, Jun 1880, 19, AL.
1910 Jackson Co., Headrick, OK, ED 141, Sh 28: Solomon Cornelius, 73, AL; Mary S., 54, TN. 2nd marriage for each. Married 1 2/12 years.
1920 Tillman Co., OK, ED 182, Sh 7B: Solomon Cornelius, 83, AL; Mary S., 64, TN.
Joel Cornelius (1811 - ____)
Mary Easley Cornelius (1815 - ____)
Mary Salome Barnes Cornelius (1855 - 1928)
Margaret Jane Durham Cornelius (1843 - 1902)*
Thomas Meredith Cornelius (1862 - 1941)*
Samantha A. Cornelius Hartley (1867 - 1883)*
Mary Viola Cornelius Coleman (1868 - 1927)*
Amma Mae Cornelius Bright (1877 - 1954)*
Artie Lela Cornelius Grimes (1877 - 1953)*
John D Cornelius (1880 - 1953)*
Created by: Eugene Cornelius
Record added: Jun 21, 2009
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