Ruth Ann Cornell

1 August 1872–13 May 1946 (Age 73)
Owego, Tioga, New York, United States

The Life Summary of Ruth Ann

When Ruth Ann Cornell was born on 1 August 1872, in Owego, Tioga, New York, United States, her father, Daniel Cornell, was 55 and her mother, Mary Ann Whittemore, was 47. She married Donald C. Morgan about 1891, in Tioga, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Union, Broome, New York, United States in 1910 and Broome, New York, United States in 1920. She died on 13 May 1946, in New York, United States, at the age of 73, and was buried in Endicott, Broome, New York, United States.

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Family Time Line

Donald C. Morgan
Ruth Ann Cornell
Marriage: about 1891
Cecil Guy Morgan
Pearl Marlon Morgan

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1891Tioga, New York, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii
    Age 3
    In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.
    1875 · A New Civil Rights Act
    Age 3
    During the response to civil rights violations to African Americans, the bill was passed giving African Americans equal treatment in public accommodations, public transportation, and to prohibit exclusion from jury duty. While many in the public opposed this law, the African Americans greatly favored it.
    1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson
    Age 24
    A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

    Name Meaning

    English: shortened form of Cornwell , Cornwall , 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.English: variant of Corney .English: possibly also a nickname from French corneille ‘rook, crow’, probably denoting a chatterer or someone with dark hair or a dark complexion.

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

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    Sources (7)

    • Ruth Morgan in household of Donald C Morgan, "United States Census, 1920"
    • Ruth A Morgan in household of Donald Morgan, "United States Census, 1900"
    • New York, County Marriages, 1847-1849; 1907-1936

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