Agnes Ard

about 1817–
Mullaghglass, Ballymore, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom

The Life of Agnes

When Agnes Ard was born about 1817, in Mullaghglass, Ballymore, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom, her father, Alexander David Ard, was 25 and her mother, Sarah Addley, was 25. She married Joseph Cornett in 1830, in Hope, Durham, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 6 daughters. She died in Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Cornett
1811–1854
Agnes Ard
1817–
Marriage: 1830
Margaret Agnes Cornett
1831–1883
Maria A. Cornett
1848–1899
Sarah Cornett
1832–1915
Joseph Cornett
1833–
John Alexander Cornett
1835–1919
Agnes Cornett
1835–1915
Robert Cornett
1837–
James Cornett
1838–
Mary A Cornett
1839–
Martha Cornett
1841–
Joseph Cornett
1851–1928

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1830
Hope, Durham, Ontario, Canada
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(6)

+1 More Child

World Events (8)

1823

Age 6

Rugby Football 'invented' at Rugby School.
1837

Age 20

Michigan is the 26th state.
1854 · Creation of the Republican Party

Age 37

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.

Name Meaning

Scottish: habitational name from any of several places called Aird, including one near Hurlford in Ayrshire, another near Stranraer in Galloway, and the Aird, the higher part of the Vale of Beauly, near Inverness. These place names are derived from Gaelic àird(e) ‘height’, ‘promontory’, from àrd ‘high’.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Agnes Cornett in entry for Joseph Mcroberts and Sarah Cornett, "Ontario, County Marriage Registers, 1858-1869"
  • Agnes Ard in entry for Agnes Mckee, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"
  • Agnes Ord in entry for John A. Cornett, "Ontario Deaths, 1869-1937 and Overseas Deaths, 1939-1947"

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