Roxanna Cornwell

about 1833–
Lisle, Lisle, Broome, New York, United States

The Life of Roxanna

When Roxanna Cornwell was born about 1833, in Lisle, Lisle, Broome, New York, United States, her father, Peter J Cornell, was 37 and her mother, Emeline Lull, was 18.

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Family Time Line

Peter J Cornell
1796–1860
Emeline Lull
1815–1876
Roxanna Cornwell
1833–
LaPrata Cornwell
1835–1905
Josephine Conwell
1837–1896
Ilota Cornwell
1839–1909
Emeline Achsah Cornell
1850–1920
Albert Henry Cornell
1845–1918

Parents and Siblings

    Peter J Cornell

    Male1796–1860Male

    Female1815–1876Female

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (3)

1836 · Remember the Alamo

Age 3

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.
1846

Age 13

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1917 · Women Given the Right to Vote in New York

Age 84

Voters in New York approve a bill giving women the right to vote. This is passed three years prior to the 19th amendment to the U.S. Constitution which allowed women to vote nationwide.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Cornwell in Oxfordshire, named from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. 2. variant of Cornwall .

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

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