John Wesley Cornelius

John Wesley Cornelius

Greene County, Indiana, USA
Death Jan 1926 (aged 64)
New Ross, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
Burial New Ross, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA
Memorial ID 13601850 · View Source
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John Wesley Cornelius

Advance, Boone County, Indiana newspaper (unknown)
January __ 1926


Highly Respected Farmer of Near Advance is Victim of Apoplexy Attack

Advance, Jan 14 -- Funeral services were held at the North Christian church here yesterday for John Wesley Cornelius who died Monday night from a stroke of apoplexy at his home three miles west of this place. Rev. George Wyatt officiated and interment was in the I.O.O.F. cemetery at New Ross.

Mr. Cornelius was born in Green County, Indiana, and was 64 years, 8 months and 29 days of age. He had resided for fifteen years on the farm where he died. Previous to moving to Boone county, Indiana, he had resided in Illinois and Kansas.

Mr. Cornelius was married March 11, 1884, in Green County, Indiana, to Elvina Nation, who survives with three children, Mary Belle Troutman of Terre Haute and Vern Farris and Ruby Riner of Advance. One son, Charles Cortland Cornelius, died when seven months old. Three brothers, M. C. Cornelius of Morrisonville, Ill., William of Harvey, Ill., and Charles of Bement, Ill., are living. Two sisters, Alice Nation and Frances Sullivan, are deceased.

Note: See original obituary copy

NOTE: "John Wesley Cornelius died on an unknown date, January 1926."
Submitted by: Louise and Gary Thompson - 10/9/2006
Transcribed by: T. Stover - from microfilmed copy of original obituary

Gravesite Details Husband of Elmira Cornelius, father of Mae Belle Cornelius Troutman, Verna Cornelius Farris and Ruby Cornelius Riner.

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