Joseph Cornett

29 December 1872–14 November 1932 (Age 59)
Linefork, Letcher, Kentucky, United States

The Life of Joseph

When Joseph Cornett was born on 29 December 1872, in Linefork, Letcher, Kentucky, United States, his father, James C. Cornett, was 31 and his mother, Louisa Cornett, was 30. He married Mary Helen Horn on 4 May 1895, in Letcher, Letcher, Kentucky, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Cumberland, Kentucky, United States in 1880 and Magisterial District 3 Troublesome, Perry, Kentucky, United States in 1900. He died on 14 November 1932, in Kitts, Harlan, Kentucky, United States, at the age of 59.

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Family Time Line

Joseph Cornett
Mary Helen Horn
Marriage: 4 May 1895
Dora Lee Cornett
Laura Cornett
Rose Cornett
Bethel Cornett Sr
Judith Cornett
Charlottee 'Lottie' Cornett
Tinsley Cornett

Spouse and Children

4 May 1895
Letcher, Letcher, Kentucky, United States


    Dora Lee Cornett


    Laura Cornett


    Rose Cornett


    Bethel Cornett Sr


    Judith Cornett


+2 More Children

Parents and Siblings



+6 More Children

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.

Age 7

Historical Boundaries - 1879: Letcher, Kentucky, United States
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 18

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

Name Meaning

English: diminutive of Corn 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Joseph Cornett, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Joseph Cornett, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Joseph Cornett in household of James Cornett, "United States Census, 1880"

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