Elizabeth Ann Cornell

1849–15 July 1884 (Age 35)
Doddridge, Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Elizabeth Ann

When Elizabeth Ann Cornell was born in 1849, in Doddridge, Virginia, United States, her father, David Baldin Cornell, was 54 and her mother, Elcy Spencer, was 45. She married John William Devericks on 5 September 1872, in Doddridge, West Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in New Milton, Doddridge, West Virginia, United States in 1880. She died on 15 July 1884, in Doddridge, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 35.

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John William Devericks
Elizabeth Ann Cornell
Marriage: 5 September 1872
Elsie Rebecca Devericks
Filmore Camden Devericks
Pleasie M Devericks
Greenburg Devericks
Laura Armentta Devericks

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World Events (6)

1861 · The Battle of Manassas
Age 12
The Battle of Manassas is also referred to as the First Battle of Bull Run. 35,000 Union troops were headed towards Washington D.C. after 20,000 Confederate forces. The McDowell's Union troops fought with General Beauregard's Confederate troops along a little river called Bull Run. 
Age 14
Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1868 · Impeach the President!
Age 19
Caused by many crimes and breaking the Tenure of Office Act, Many Senators and House Representatives became angry with President Johnson and began discussions of his Impeachment. After a special session of Congress, the Articles of Impeachment were approved by the House and then the Senate. Making Andrew Johnson the first President to be Impeached.

Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of any of the numerous Continental European surnames derived from Latin Cornelius ( see Cornelius ), for example French Corneille or German Kornel.2 Swedish: Latinized form of Horn , meaning ‘horn’; probably a soldier's name.3 English: reduced form of Cornwell or of Cornhill, a habitational name from a place in Northumberland named Cornhill, from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ + halh ‘nook’, ‘recess’; or from Cornhill in London, a medieval grain exchange, named with Old English corn ‘corn’, ‘grain’ + hyll ‘hill’, or from some other place elsewhere similarly named.

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

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Sources (24)

  • Elisabeth Denericks in household of John W Denericks, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Betsy Ann Cornell in household of David Cornell, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Betty Ann Cornell, "West Virginia Marriages, 1780-1970"

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