Charity Estella Cornett

2 August 1859–1942 (Age 82)
Indiana, United States

The Life of Charity Estella

When Charity Estella Cornett was born on 2 August 1859, in Indiana, United States, her father, James E. Cornett, was 34 and her mother, Eliza Hunsucker, was 31. She married Joseph General Lain Lutes on 6 November 1879, in Jackson, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons. She lived in Salt Creek Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States for about 70 years. She died in 1942, in Indiana, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Houston, Salt Creek Township, Jackson, Indiana, United States.

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Family Time Line

Joseph General Lain Lutes
Charity Estella Cornett
Marriage: 6 November 1879
George Lutes
Henry Lutes
Jim Lutes
Oscar Lutes

Spouse and Children

6 November 1879
Jackson, Indiana, United States


    George Lutes


    Henry Lutes


    Jim Lutes


    Oscar Lutes


Parents and Siblings



    John Wesley Cornett




    Rosamond Ellen Cornett


    Lucy Ann Cornett


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World Events (8)


Age 4

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 4

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 22

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

Name Meaning

English: diminutive of Corn 1.

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

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Sources (3)

  • C E Cornett in household of James Cornett, "United States Census, 1870"
  • [blank] Cornett in household of James Cornett, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Charity E Luter in household of Joseph G L Luter, "United States Census, 1910"

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