John Peter Corn

25 February 1825–25 December 1902 (Age 77)
Buncombe, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of John Peter

When John Peter Corn was born on 25 February 1825, in Buncombe, North Carolina, United States, his father, William Corn, was 40 and his mother, Phoebe Adams, was 32. He married Caroline Byrd Davis on 6 June 1850, in Lumpkin, Dawson, Georgia, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Nimblewill, Lumpkin, Georgia, United States in 1880 and District 840, Lumpkin, Georgia, United States in 1900. He died on 25 December 1902, in Lumpkin, Georgia, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Dahlonega, Cherokee, Georgia, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Peter Corn
1825–1902
Caroline Byrd Davis
1831–1906
Marriage: 6 June 1850
Josephine Amanda Corn
1851–1931
Cadar Corn
1873–
William Harrison Corn
1853–1887
Charles Edwin Corn
1855–1939
Henry M Corn
1857–1929
Nancy Ann Corn
1860–1910
John A. Corn
1862–1919
Rachael Melvina Rosina Corn
1865–1950
George Corn
1867–1908
Susan Delilah " Lila" Corn
1870–1965
Decatur Corn
1872–1900
Daniel Corn
1874–1900

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World Events (8)

1828
Age 3
Historical Boundaries: 1828: Georgia Non-County Area, Georgia, United States 1831: Cherokee, Georgia, United States 1832: Lumpkin, Georgia, United States
1830 · The Second Great Awakening
Age 5
Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.
1846
Age 21
U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cran ‘crane’ ( see Crane ).2 English: from Middle English corn ‘grain’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a grain merchant or grower, or possibly a miller.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of hand mills, Old English cweorn.

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

Possible Related Names

Korn
Corner
Cornett
Corne
Crane

Sources (14)

  • John P Com, "United States Census, 1860"
  • John Corn, "United States Census, 1900"
  • John Corn, "United States Census, 1870"

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