Peter Cortelyou Cornell

Peter Cortelyou Cornell

Red Hook, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Death 5 May 1885 (aged 81)
Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Burial Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA
Plot 136 120
Memorial ID 108499641 · View Source
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Peter Cortelyou CORNELL
Born: 5 NOV 1803 in BROOKLYN, NY
Death: 5 May 1885
Buried: 7 May 1885
Lot 136 Section 120

Peter was a powder manufacturer.

Father: John CORNELL b: 6 May 1753 in Hempstead, Nassau Co., New York
Mother: Sarah Cortelyou b: 13 May 1767 in Brooklyn, Kings Co., NY

Married: Elizabeth Bunce b: 11 Jul 1811
Married: 1834


Peter Cortelyou Cornell, son of John and Sarah (Cortelyou) Cornell, was born 5 Nov. 1803 in NY and married Elizabeth Bunce (b. 1812 in NY) in Sep. 1834. He was a wealthy merchant in 1870 and a powder manufacturer in 1880 in Brooklyn. There were no children. He died 5 May 1885 and was buried with his wife in Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn.[

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  • Find a Grave Memorial 108499641
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Peter Cortelyou Cornell (5 Nov 1803–5 May 1885), Find a Grave Memorial no. 108499641, citing Green-Wood Cemetery, Brooklyn, Kings County (Brooklyn), New York, USA ; Maintained by Athanatos (contributor 46907585) .