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Homer Ira Cornelison
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Birth: Jul. 22, 1892
Collinsville
Grayson County
Texas, USA
Death: Feb. 28, 1943
Erick
Beckham County
Oklahoma, USA

Homer was a cousin .

He was the 8th of 13 children born to George Washington Cornelison and Mary Elizabeth (Campbell) Cornelison. He lived most of his life in Erick, Oklahoma.

On Feb. 24, 1916, he married Jewell Catherine Gilbert on February 24th, 1916, in Beckham Co., OK.

They had three children together: Homer El Dean, LaUna Mae, and Ira Gene Cornelison.

Homer was the "ballplayer" in the family. He was a third baseman. Homer was shorter than most of the other Cornelisons but his answer to this was that at least he could bend over to pick a grounder. He played for a team out of Amarillo, similar to a minor league franchise. After the death of his brother, he helped run the family farm. In 1943, while his sons were in the service, he and his brother Archie Porter Cornelison were killed by a drunk driver while walking across a bridge.
 
 
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 Parents:
  George Washington Cornelison (1844 - 1914)
  Mary Elizabeth Campbell Cornelison (1861 - 1934)
 
 Spouse:
  Jewell Catherine Gilbert Cornelison (1898 - 1963)
 
 Children:
  Homer El Dean Cornelison (1916 - 2005)*
  Ira Gene Cornelison (1923 - 2001)*
 
 Siblings:
  Eugenia W Cornelison (1877 - 1878)**
  George Enos Cornelison (1881 - 1935)*
  Archie Porter Cornelison (1883 - 1943)*
  Homer Ira Cornelison (1892 - 1943)
  Bertice "Bertie" Oma Cornelison Lederer (1892 - 1928)*
  Claude Douglas Cornelison (1902 - 1982)*
 
*Calculated relationship
**Half-sibling
 
Burial:
Erick Cemetery
Erick
Beckham County
Oklahoma, USA
Plot: Section 07 Row 01 Grave 0260
 
Created by: Candice xo
Record added: Jun 25, 2005
Find A Grave Memorial# 11234863
Homer Ira Cornelison
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Homer Ira Cornelison
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Homer Ira Cornelison
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- Candice xo
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- Candice xo
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