Agnes Eden

September 1892–1985 (Age 92)
Swifton, Jackson, Arkansas, United States

The Life of Agnes

When Agnes Eden was born in September 1892, in Swifton, Jackson, Arkansas, United States, her father, Charles L Eden, was 24 and her mother, Lucy A Nicholson, was 19. She married William Nicholas Cornelison on 4 April 1913, in Washington, Arkansas, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Huntsville, Madison, Arkansas, United States in 1900 and Long Creek Township, Carroll, Arkansas, United States in 1930. She died in 1985, at the age of 93, and was buried in Sonora, Washington, Arkansas, United States.

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Family Time Line

William Nicholas Cornelison
1890–1979
Agnes Eden
1892–1985
Marriage: 4 April 1913
John Allen Cornelison
1914–2001
Clarence Cornelison
1917–1918
Child Cornelison
1919–1919
Chester Cornelison
1920–1964
William Cornelison
1922–
Leona Lucille Cornelison
1924–1960
Helen Irene Cornelison
1926–1977
Charles L. Z. Cornelison
1929–1978

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 April 1913
Washington, Arkansas, United States
children

(8)

    John Allen Cornelison

    Male1914–2001Male

    Clarence Cornelison

    Male1917–1918Male

    Child Cornelison

    Female1919–1919Female

    Male1920–1964Male

    William Cornelison

    Male1922–Male

+3 More Children

Parents and Siblings

    Male1868–1958Male

    Lucy A Nicholson

    Female1873–1937Female

siblings

(12)

+7 More Children

World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 4

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1896

Age 4

Historical Boundaries - 1896: Washington, Arkansas, United States
1917

Age 25

U.S. intervenes in World War I, rejects membership of League of Nations.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Middle English personal name Edun, Old English Ēadhūn, composed of the elements ēad ‘prosperity’, ‘wealth’ + hūn ‘bear-cub’.2 English: habitational name from Castle Eden or Eden Burn in County Durham, both of which derive from a British river name perhaps meaning ‘water’, recorded by the Greek geographer Ptolemy in the 2nd century ad in the form Ituna.3 German: habitational name any of several places, mainly in Bavaria and Austria, so named from Middle High German oede ‘wasteland’ + the dative suffix -n.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Agness Cornelison in household of Will N Cornelison, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Agnes Eden in household of Chas L Eden, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Agnes Eden, "Arkansas, County Marriages, 1837-1957"

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