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Madison Franklin Cornelius
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Birth: 1825
Georgia, USA
Death: 1892
Marshall County
Alabama, USA

Madison was a son of Jesse Cornelius and ____ Marsh and a grandson of William and Lettice Cornelius of Blount County, Alabama. He is mentioned in William's will: ...(giving) monies to Jesse Cornelius' three Sons William, James and Mattison Cornelius.....

He married America Gately May 11, 1841 in Blount County, Alabama "with Madison Cornelius and Mathias Little, bondsmen, Jesse Cornelius, father Mathias Little, step-father of A. Gately consent." This marriage is recorded on page 878, Book C, 1838-1844, Blount County, Alabama.

Madison served as a Private in Company C, 48th Alabama Infantry, CSA. In 1991, Marshall County, Alabama, a Confederate Soldier Marker was erected on his grave. He fought at the battles of Sharpsburg and Harpers Ferry. During the Sharpsburg battle, he was wounded in the shoulder by an exploded cannon shell.

1850 Marshall County AL: Madison Cornelius, 25, GA; America, 21, NC; Amanda, 6, AL; James, 4, AL; William F., 2, AL; Narsisa Ann, 11/12, AL

1860 Marshall County AL: Madison Cornelius, 37, AL; America, 29, AL; Amanda, 16, AL; James, 14, AL; Franklin, 11, AL; Narcisa, 9, AL; Elizabeth, 7, AL; Arena, 4, AL; John, 3, AL; David, 1, AL

1870 Marshall Co. AL: Madison Cornelius, 50, GA; America, 41, NC; James, 23, AL; Franklin, 22, AL; Narcissa, 20, AL (married Lafayette Cosby in 1867--widow?); Elizabeth, 18, AL; Arrena M., 16, AL; John, 14, AL; David, 12, AL; Joseph, 8, AL; Andrew, 7, AL; Doctor, 4, AL; Eliza Gately, 47, NC, Idiot, sister to America

1880 Marshall Co. AL: Madison Cornelius, 55, GA; America, 50, NC; Joseph, 18, AL; Andrew, 16, AL; Dockter, 13, AL; Susan, 10, AL; Dona, 18, Niece, AL
Family links: 
  Jesse Cornelius (1778 - 1850)
  America Gately Cornelius (1829 - 1893)
  William Franklin Cornelius (1847 - 1909)*
  Narcissa Ann Cornelius Bain (1850 - 1922)*
  Sarah Elizabeth Cornelius Carter (1853 - 1930)*
  John Henry Cornelius (1857 - 1885)*
  Joseph Cornelius (1862 - 1929)*
  Doctor C. Cornelius (1864 - 1952)*
  Andrew Cornelius (1865 - 1939)*
  David Cornelius (1868 - 1938)*
*Calculated relationship
Rock Springs Baptist Church Cemetery
Marshall County
Alabama, USA
Created by: Eugene Cornelius
Record added: Dec 01, 2009
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Madison Franklin Cornelius
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Madison Franklin Cornelius
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Madison Franklin Cornelius
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