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 Lilly Mabel Cornell

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Lilly Mabel Cornell

Birth
Sherman, Wexford County, Michigan, USA
Death 19 Nov 1897 (aged 4)
Oconomowoc, Waukesha County, Wisconsin, USA
Burial Ashippun, Dodge County, Wisconsin, USA
Memorial ID 187022502 View Source
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OCONOMOWOC, Wis., Nov. 20. -- A mysterious tragedy was committed at this place some time last night at the residence of Ernest Cornell. Two little children, Willie Cornell, aged six years, and Lillie, aged four years, were found dead, lying on their bed with their throats cut, and Ernest Cornell, their father, was lying on the floor with a gash across his throat which extended from ear to ear.
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The funeral services over the bodies of the two dead children were held
at 10:30 o'clock this morning from Notbohm's undertaking rooms.
A few brief remarks were made by Rev. Mr. Vater of the Methodist church.
The two little caskets were then placed in an open wagon and taken to the
town of Ashipun, the former residence of the mother, where futher funeral
services were held and the bodies interred

The Superior times., November 27, 1897
Superior, Wisconsin
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Name Lilly Mabel Cornell
Event Type Death
Event Date 1897
Event Place Oconomowoc, Waukesha, Wisconsin
Gender Female
Age 4
Marital Status Single
Birth Date About 1893
Birth Year (Estimated) 1893
Cemetery Ashipan Cemetery
Father's Name Ernest Cornell
Mother's Name Elbertine Cornell (Albertine)



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