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William Thomas Cornelius
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Birth: Nov. 15, 1834
Death: Feb. 8, 1906

William Thomas was born 15 Nov 1834 in Blount County, Alabama, and died 8 Feb 1906 in Blount County, Alabama. He was the son of Joel Adams Cornelius and Mary Easley. He married Charlotte C. Putman 20 Jul 1856 in Blount County, Alabama, daughter of William Wilson Putman and Susannah Hullett.

1860 Blount Co., AL, pg 1111: Thomas, 25, AL; Charlotte, 21, NC; Cynthia, 1, AL.

During the Civil War, Thomas served as a Private in Company I, 49th Alabama Infantry. He appears on a list of petitioners to send Solomon Cornelius (his brother) home to Blount County from camp at Port Hudson to exchange winter clothing for summer clothing dated 8 May 1863; captured at Port Hudson, Louisana 9 Jul 1863; paroled a few days later; appears on a receipt for clothing dated 1 Jan 1864.

1866 Blount Co., AL State Census: W.T. Cornelius head of household. M<10 = 2, M 30-40 = 1, F<10 = 1, F 30-40 = 1 (Twp 13, R1E)

1870 Blount Co. AL, pg 338A/B: Thomas, 36 M, farmer, AL; C., 32 F, NC; Catherine, 11 F, AL; S.B., 8 M, AL; S.E., 4 F, AL; C.C., 2 M, AL.

1880 Blount Co., AL, pg 408: Thomas Cornelius, 45, farmer; Charlotte, 41; Solomon B., 18; Serena, 13; Christopher, 12; George W., 10; Mary S., 7; Joel W., 4.

1900 St. Clair Co., AL, ED 106, Sh 5A: Thomas Cornelius, Nov 1839, 60, AL; Charlet, May 1844, 52 (?), NC; George W., Feb 1871, 29, AL; William T., July 1882, 18, AL. Married 40 years, 9 children, 8 alive.

1910 St. Clair Co., AL, ED 122, Sh 13A: George Cornelius, 38, AL; Charlotte, 73, AL, widow, mother; William, 27, AL, brother.

 
 
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 Parents:
  Joel Cornelius (1811 - ____)
  Mary Easley Cornelius (1815 - ____)
 
 Spouse:
  Charlotte C Putman Cornelius (1839 - 1910)
 
 Children:
  Cynthia Catherine Cornelius Blakely (1859 - 1933)*
  Solomon B Cornelius (1861 - 1947)*
  Serena Elizabeth Cornelius Bynum (1866 - 1938)*
  Christopher Columbus Cornelius (1868 - 1945)*
  George W. Cornelius (1871 - 1946)*
  Mary S Cornelius Smith (1873 - 1933)*
  Joel Wilson Cornelius (1875 - 1963)*
  William Thomas Cornelius (1880 - 1947)*
 
 Siblings:
  William Thomas Cornelius (1834 - 1906)
  Solomon Cornelius (1836 - 1921)*
  Cynthia Ann Cornelius Tidwell (1840 - 1920)*
  Nancy Syrena Cornelius Armstrong (1842 - 1912)*
  Sarah Ann Cornelius Allgood (1842 - 1920)*
  Miriam Ann Cornelius Hartley (1845 - 1919)*
  Elijah Benson Cornelius (1847 - 1896)*
  Moses Andrew Cornelius (1850 - 1928)*
  Meredith Cornelius (1851 - 1935)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Inscription:
Co. I, 49th Ala. Reg, Masonic emb
 
Burial:
Antioch Methodist Cemetery
Oneonta
Blount County
Alabama, USA
Plot:
 
Maintained by: Eugene Cornelius
Originally Created by: Matt
Record added: Aug 20, 2006
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William Thomas Cornelius
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