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Elijah Cornell
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Birth: Oct. 17, 1771
Swansea
Bristol County
Massachusetts, USA
Death: Mar. 27, 1862
Albion
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA

It is well documented in the 1902 Cornell Genealogy by Rev. John Cornell that his parents are Elijah Cornell (b: 1730, d: 1777) and Sarah Miller (b: 1746).

Albion,MI 100 Years Ago - OCTOBER 1904
Morning Star, October 10, 2004 pg. 23
"The death last week of A. B. Cornell, ex-governor of New York, awakened remembrances among some of Albion's oldest citizens. Mr. Cornell was a son of Ezra Cornell, the founder of Cornell College. Ezra Cornell was president of the old Erie & Michigan telegraph company, established in 1846 and made his headquarters here in Albion. His father and mother are buried in the Wood lot in Riverside Cemetery. Mr. Orson B. Wood, who is a cousin of Ezra Cornell, has the original stock subscription book of the Company, with the signatures of the subscribers of stock. Such names as S. B. Morse, the Morse code man, and Amos Kendall, the famous lawyer, are attached."
 (bio by: Joanne) 
 
Family links: 
 Spouses:
  Eunice Coleman Barnard Cornell (1788 - 1857)*
  Eunice Coleman Barnard Cornell (1788 - 1857)*
 
 Children:
  Benjamin Cornell (____ - 1842)*
  Ezra Cornell (1807 - 1874)*
  Elijah B Cornell (1808 - 1889)*
  Jesse Cornell (1811 - 1891)*
  Daniel B. Cornell (1811 - 1881)*
  Lucretia Cornell Chace (1813 - 1845)*
  Phebe Cornell Wood (1816 - 1891)*
  Mary Cornell Robertson (1818 - 1897)*
  Deborah Cornell Wood (1820 - 1909)*
  Jane Cornell Finch (1831 - 1892)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Note: The father of Ezra Cornell, founder of Cornell University. Parents: Elijah & Sarah (Miller) Cornell. Wife: Eunice Barnard m. 7/4/1805 d. 1857. Daughters buried Riverside Cemetery: Phebe Wood #7188013, Jane Finch, Mary Robertson.
 
Burial:
Riverside Cemetery
Albion
Calhoun County
Michigan, USA
Plot: Block 15, Lot 17, Grave 1.
 
Created by: Frank Passic, Albion His...
Record added: Dec 26, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 10176255
Elijah Cornell
Added by: Jason Bedell
 
Elijah Cornell
Added by: Frank Passic, Albion Historian
 
Elijah Cornell
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Added by: Frank Passic, Albion Historian
 
 
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 Added: Apr. 25, 2011

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