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.
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.