Sallie “Mama Sallie” <I>Williams</I> Cornett


Sallie “Mama Sallie” Williams Cornett

Louisiana, USA
Death 31 Mar 1926 (aged 90)
Palestine, Anderson County, Texas, USA
Burial Keatchie, DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, USA
Memorial ID 28964108 View Source
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Sallie Williams Cornett was married to Arthur Cornett who fought in the Civil War as an confederate soldier. Arthur Cornett is buried in the Confederate Cemetery in Keatchie, LA. She was married to Arthur Cornett at the age of 14 after being freed from slavery. She will be remembered for her bravery for leaving her Masters house.

Sallie Williams Cornett & Arthur Cornett had many children. Some of their names were Mongo Cornett, Sango Cornett, Titnigo "Richard" Cornett, Bogo Cornett, Mary Cornett Pipkin, Jennie Cornett German & Rango Cornett.


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  • Created by: McMillan
  • Added: 12 Aug 2008
  • Find a Grave Memorial 28964108
  • Find a Grave, database and images ( : accessed ), memorial page for Sallie “Mama Sallie” Williams Cornett (25 Oct 1835–31 Mar 1926), Find a Grave Memorial ID 28964108, citing Baptist Chapel Cemetery, Keatchie, DeSoto Parish, Louisiana, USA ; Maintained by McMillan (contributor 47025778) .