Mathew William Corn

1845–about 1900 (Age 55)

The Life of Mathew William

When Mathew William Corn was born in 1845, his father, Mathew Dewitt Corn, was 40 and his mother, Nellie Ellender Neal, was 33. He married Martha Childers in 1867. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 3 daughters. He lived in Rutherfordton Township, Rutherford, North Carolina, United States in 1850 and Columbus, Polk, North Carolina, United States in 1860. He died about 1900, at the age of 55.

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Family Time Line

Mathew William Corn
1845–1900
Martha Childers
1852–
Marriage: 1867
George Washington Corne Sr.
1869–1949
William Thomas Corne
1870–
Ellen Corne
1875–
Robert Randolph Corne
1875–1942
John Corne
1879–
Tite Corne
1882–
Mathias Corne
1883–
Angie Williams
1884–
Leonard Corne
1884–
Angie Marion Corn
1885–1976
William M Corn
1887–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1867
children

(11)

    Male1869–1949Male

    William Thomas Corne

    Male1870–Male

    Ellen Corne

    Female1875–Female

    Robert Randolph Corne

    Male1875–1942Male

    John Corne

    Male1879–Male

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1853 · First State Fair

Age 8

The first state fair in North Carolina was held in Raleigh and was put on by the North Carolina State Agricultural Society in 1853. The fair has been continuous except for during the American Civil War and Reconstruction and WWII.
1862 · Battle of Roanoke Island

Age 17

On February 7, 1862, General Burnside's expedition started with the Battle of Roanoke Island. The battle was mostly fought by the Union and Confederate Navy's. This was a Union victory.

Name Meaning

1 English: nickname from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cran ‘crane’ ( see Crane ).2 English: from Middle English corn ‘grain’, applied as a metonymic occupational name for a grain merchant or grower, or possibly a miller.3 English: metonymic occupational name for a maker or user of hand mills, Old English cweorn.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mathew Corn in household of M D Corn, "United States Census, 1860"
  • M W Corn in household of M D Corn, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Mathew Corn, "United States Census, 1880"

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