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Abner Cornelius
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Birth: 1802
Greenville County
South Carolina, USA
Death: Jul. 21, 1881
New Castle
Jefferson County
Alabama, USA

The Birmingham Iron Age, July 27, 1881

"Died, near New Castle, the 21st instant, Mr. Abner Cornelius, aged 77 years.

Abner was the youngest child born to William and Lettice Cornelius. He married Susan McPherson about 1824. Ten known children were born to this couple: Lettie, McPherson,
William Marion, Susan, Elizabeth, Cincnnati, Abner Jr, Sinsana, Barton, and Thomas Britton.

Abner is found in the following census records:

1830 Rhea Co., TN, pg 355:
Abner Cornelius head of household
Males under 5 = 2
Males 20-30 = Abner
Females under 5 = 1
Females 20-30 = Susan

1840 Blount Co., AL, Pg 102

Abner Cornelius head of household
Males uber 5 = 2
Males 5-10 = 1
Males 10-15 = 1
Males 30-40 = Abner
Females under 5 = 1
Females 5-10 = 2
Females 10-15 - 1
Females 30-40 = Susan

1850 Blount Co., AL, pg 101A: Abner Cornelius, 49, SC; Susan, 47, TN; Letta, 25, AL; McPherson, 23, AL; William, 20, TN; Susan, 18, GA; Elisabeth Ann, 18, GA; Cincinnati, 14, GA; Abner, 12, AL; Sincinnana, 9, AL; Barton, 6, AL; Brighton, 4, AL.

1860 Blount Co., AL, pg 962: Abner, 50 M, farmer, SC; Susan, 55 F, TN; Letha, 28 F, blind, AL; Cincinatti, 25 F, AL; Cinceana, 20 F, AL; Barten, 17 M, AL; Britton, 14 M, AL.

1880 Jefferson Co., AL, ED 69, Sh 18B: Samuel F. Jacks, 35, AL; Cincinnati, 40, AL; Ann E.,8, AL; Samuel M.,7, AL; William B.,4, AL; William B. Cornelius (Abner), father-in-law, 80, TN, Susan, 80, TN, mother-in-law

 
 
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 Parents:
  William Cornelius (1754 - 1842)
  Lettice Cornelius (1756 - 1834)
 
 Spouse:
  Susan McPherson (1803 - ____)*
 
 Children:
  McPherson Cornelius (1827 - 1890)*
  William Marion Cornelius (1829 - 1912)*
  Barton Cornelius (1843 - 1929)*
  Thomas Britton Cornelius (1846 - ____)*
 
 Siblings:
  Elizabeth Cornelius Waid (1781 - 1840)*
  Moses Cornelius (1784 - 1846)*
  Beverly Cornelius (1794 - 1880)*
  Lettice Cornelius Cooke (1797 - 1829)*
  Tabitha Cornelius Hays (1800 - 1852)*
  Abner Cornelius (1802 - 1881)
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: Though not proven, Abner is most probably buried at Cluster Springs Cemetery, Gardendale, Jefferson County, AL.
 
Burial:
Unknown
 
Created by: Eugene Cornelius
Record added: Jul 28, 2011
Find A Grave Memorial# 74047260
 


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