Nellie Ellender Neal

6 November 1812–29 December 1891 (Age 79)
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Nellie Ellender

Nellie Ellender Neal was born on 6 November 1812, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. She married Mathew Dewitt Corn on 4 February 1836, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. She lived in Eastatoe Township, Transylvania, North Carolina, United States in 1870 and Green River Township, Henderson, North Carolina, United States in 1880. She died on 29 December 1891, in Henderson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 79.

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Mathew Dewitt Corn
Nellie Ellender Neal
Marriage: 4 February 1836
Margaret Elizabeth Corn
C. L. Corn
M. W. Corn
Sarah Ann Corn
John Peter Corn
Noah Webster Corn
Mathew William Corn
Mary Ellen Corn
Martha Salina Corn
Nancy Corn

Spouse and Children

4 February 1836
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States


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World Events (8)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 7

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1830 · Trail of Tears

Age 18

In the 1830's, President Jackson called for all the Native Americans to be forced off their own land. As the Cherokee were forced out of North Carolina many of them hid in the mountains of North Carolina.
1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 24

Being a monumental event in the Texas Revolution, The Battle of the Alamo was a thirteen-day battle at the Alamo Mission near San Antonio. In the early morning of the final battle, the Mexican Army advanced on the Alamo. Quickly being overrun, the Texian Soldiers quickly withdrew inside the building. The battle has often been overshadowed by events from the Mexican–American War, But the Alamo gradually became known as a national battle site and later named an official Texas State Shrine.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and Irish: from an Anglo-Scandinavian form of the Gaelic name Niall ( see Neill ). This was adopted by the Scandinavians in the form Njal and was introduced into northern England and East Anglia by them, rather than being taken directly from Gaelic. It was reinforced after the Norman Conquest by the Anglo-Norman French and Middle English forms Neel, Nihel, and Nigel, which were brought to England by the Normans.2 Scottish and Irish: reduced form of McNeal ( see McNeil ).

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

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Sources (3)

  • Nelly Corn in household of M D Corn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Allenor Carn or Corn in household of Mathew Carn or Corn, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Elmer Corn in household of M D Corn, "United States Census, 1850"

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