Laura Charlotte Cornett

Female24 March 1879–30 August 1969

Brief Life History of Laura Charlotte

When Laura Charlotte Cornett was born on 24 March 1879, in Oldtown, Grayson, Virginia, United States, her father, James Jesse Cornett, was 32 and her mother, Rosamond Melinda Stone, was 31. She married Lewis David Morgan on 5 February 1892, in Grayson, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 6 daughters. She lived in Virginia, United States in 1879 and Union Township, Payne, Oklahoma, United States in 1930. She died on 30 August 1969, in Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma, United States, at the age of 90, and was buried in Cushing, Payne, Oklahoma, United States.

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Family Time Line

Lewis David Morgan
Laura Charlotte Cornett
Marriage: 5 February 1892
Charles Morgan
Sylvia Pearl Morgan
Alice Laura Morgan
John Pierpont Morgan
Robert Taylor Morgan
Laveta M Morgan
Hallie L. Morgan
James Morgan
Boyd Morgan
Kenneth Hudson Morgan
Rosa Katherine Morgan
Jessie Marion Morgan

Sources (13)

  • Lollie Morgan, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Laura Charlott Cornett, "Virginia, Bureau of Vital Statistics, Birth Records, 1853-1896"
  • Lottie Cornett, "Oklahoma, County Marriages, 1890-1995"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    5 February 1892Grayson, Virginia, United States
  • Children (12)

    +7 More Children

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 2

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    1894 · Confederate Soldiers and Sailors Monument

    Age 15

    On May 30, 18944 the Confederate Soldiers and Sailors’ Monument was unveiled. It is 73 feet high and over looks Libby Hill Park. the statue represents the 13 Confederate States.

    1903 · Department of Commerce and Labor

    Age 24

    A short-lived Cabinet department which was concerned with controlling the excesses of big business. Later being split and the Secretary of Commerce and Labor splitting into two separate positions.

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): nickname for a cornet player, from Old French cornet ‘wind instrument made of horn or resembling a horn’, a diminutive of corn. Compare Corner .

    Altered form of French Cornet , reflecting the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.

    Americanized form of German Cornet , Kornet or Kornett, cognates of 2 above.

    Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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