Anna Cornell

Brief Life History of Anna

When Anna Cornell was born on 26 May 1780, in Fishkill, Dutchess, New York, United States, her father, Hendrick Cornell, was 42 and her mother, Catherine Humphrey, was 34.

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Family Time Line

Hendrick Cornell
1738–1794
Catherine Humphrey
1745–1789
John Cornell
1764–1876
Elizabeth Cornell
1766–
Hannah Cornell
1769–1816
Thomas Cornell
1771–
Mary H Cornell
1777–1803
Anna Cornell
1780–
William H Cornell
1780–
Deborah Cornell
1783–
James Cornell
1786–1787
Cornelius Humphrey Cornell
1789–1851

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    World Events (3)

    1781 · The First Constitution

    Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

    1783 · A Free America

    The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

    1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

    Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.

    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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