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Clara Krell Cornely
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Birth: Jul. 25, 1817, Luxembourg
Death: Aug. 9, 1887
Caledonia
Houston County
Minnesota, USA

Correspondence
Caledonia, Minn. August 11, 1887
Honorable Mr. Gonner

On Tuesday died here well prepared with the last rites, Mrs. Clara Cornely. Her children, grandchildren and relatives came to the funeral from near and far away. Catholics of the parish also attended.
Clara Cornely, born Krell, was a good catholic woman, loved and respected by all. She was born on July 25, 1818 in Habergy, Canton Messancy, Belgium and reached the beautiful age of 71 years. She came with her first husband Heinrich Kemp in the year 1845 to Tiffin, Ohio.
On Frohnleichnamstag (church holiday) in 1849 her husband while hitching the horse to attend the possession 9 miles away in New Riegel, he was kicked in the chest by the horse and died.
Married again with John B. Cornely in the year 1853, they came in the year 1856 to St. Donatus, Iowa and 1864 to Brownsville, Minn., where they managed the most popular hotel there.
The deceased lived here in Caledonia since 1873. She is being mourned by her husband, her son, two daughters and a grandson.
(Luxembourger Gazette, 23 August 1887
 
 
Family links: 
 Spouse:
  John Cornely (1820 - 1901)*
 
 Children:
  Clara Kemp Walch (1845 - 1923)*
  Nicholas Henry Kemp (1847 - 1882)*
  Michael Otto Kemp (1849 - 1937)*
  John Cornely (1854 - 1873)*
  Mary J. Cornely Hundt (1856 - 1933)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Clara Cornely, geboren Juli 25 1817, gestboren Aug 9, 1887
 
Note: Clara Krell was born in Habergy, Luxembourg (Now Belgium). Came to MN about 1864. She is the sister of Catherine (Krell) Nepper and John N. Krell
 
Burial:
Calvary Cemetery
Caledonia
Houston County
Minnesota, USA
 
Created by: William Adams Kemp
Record added: Apr 23, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 36227553
Clara <i>Krell</i> Cornely
Added by: William Adams Kemp
 
 
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