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 Esther Elizabeth <I>Covert</I> Cornell

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Esther Elizabeth Covert Cornell

  • Birth 23 Dec 1839
  • Death 12 Mar 1923
  • Burial Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA
  • Plot ws-503-1
  • Memorial ID 48776817

2nd wife of Alonzo Barton Cornell


(Oswego Daily Palladium; Oswego, NY. Tuesday, March 13, 1923. page 10. http://fultonhistory.com/Fulton.html)

MRS. ESTHER E. CORNELL DIES IN ITHACA HOME FOLLOWING LONG ILLNESS

Ithaca, March 13 - Mrs. Esther E. Cornell, widow of the late Alonzo B. Cornell, Governor of New York from 1880-1882 and eldest son of Ezra Cornell, founder of Cornell University, died at her home No. 419 Wcykoff avenue on Cayuga heights yesterday. Mrs. Cornell had been an invalid at her home for several years.

Private funeral services will be held from the residence at 2:30 o'clock Wednesday afternoon with Rev. Henry P. Horton, rector of St. John;s Episcopal church of this city, officiating.

The body will be placed in the family vault in the City Cemetery. Mrs. Cornell was married in 1894 to former Governor Cornell, and had lived in this city since that time.


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  • Created by: sjs953
  • Added: 25 Feb 2010
  • Find A Grave Memorial 48776817
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Esther Elizabeth Covert Cornell (23 Dec 1839–12 Mar 1923), Find A Grave Memorial no. 48776817, citing Ithaca City Cemetery, Ithaca, Tompkins County, New York, USA ; Maintained by sjs953 (contributor 46931676) .