Maria A. Cornett

about 1848–before 1899 (Age 51)
Hope, Durham, Ontario, Canada

The Life of Maria A.

When Maria A. Cornett was born about 1848, in Hope, Durham, Ontario, Canada, her father, Joseph Cornett, was 37 and her mother, Agnes Ard, was 31. She married John Franklin Wilkinson on 14 February 1891, in Montcalm, Michigan, United States. She died before 1899, in Lakeview, Montcalm, Michigan, United States, at the age of 50.

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John Franklin Wilkinson
Maria A. Cornett
Marriage: 14 February 1891

Spouse and Children

14 February 1891
Montcalm, Michigan, United States

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World Events (7)

1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 6

A debate continues over the location of the creation of the Republican Party. Some sources claim the party was formed in Ripon, Wisconsin, on February 28, 1854. Others claim the first meeting of the Republican Party took place in Jackson, Michigan, on July 6, 1854, where the Republican Party was officially organized. Over 1,000 people were present and candidates were selected for the party, thus making it the first Republican convention.

Age 15

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Ontario Founded

Age 19

On July 1, 1867, the province of Ontario was founded. It is the second largest province in Canada. A third of the population of Canada live here. Before it was Ontario it was called Upper Canada and had a Governor.

Name Meaning

English: diminutive of Corn 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Maria A. Cornett, "Michigan Marriages, 1868-1925"
  • Maria A Cornett, "Michigan, County Marriages, 1820-1935"
  • Maria Cornett, "Ontario Census, 1861"

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