East Baton Rouge Parish
John was the son of William and Mary Vaughn Corner.
He and Prusia, along with other family members, came to Texas and settled in Montgomery County. He appeared before the Board of Commissioners of Montgomery County, stating that he arrived in Montgomery County on Nov 28, 1829, and he was a married man.
John Corner and his wife Prusia were in Stephen F. Austin's Register Second Contract #230 in 1829. John Corner served under Captain Cook's Company in 1836. His age was listed as 28 and Prusia was listed as 19. According to records, he entered December 29, 1829, from Louisiana.
John and Prusia McCullough Corner had the following children:
Elizabeth, who married A J Walker
Amarillis, who married James Caine Sadler
Martha, who married Green Berry Johnston
Julia (was listed in 1850 census)
Leonidas A, who married Nancy Loretta Suttle
Andrew, who was listed in 1850 census
Evan Sylvester, who was listed in 1850 census.
John married Elizabeth McCullough after the death of Prusia, and had Mary Teresa and Ambrose Stephen.
Prusia McCullough Corner (1811 - 1855)
Elisabeth Corner Walker (1834 - 1899)*
Amarillis Corner Sadler (1840 - 1885)*
Created by: MB
Record added: Jul 06, 2011
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