When Etta Virginia Cornett was born on 15 June 1871, in Grayson, Virginia, United States, her father, Freeling B. Cornett, was 28 and her mother, Mary Elizabeth Delp, was 24. She married William or Willie Winchester Hines on 31 December 1893. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Elk Creek, Grayson, Virginia, United States in 1920 and Elk Creek District, Grayson, Virginia, United States in 1940. She died on 1 June 1946, in Grayson, Virginia, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Mount Zion United Methodist Church Cemetery, Comers Rock, Grayson, Virginia, United States.
English (of Norman origin): nickname for a cornet player, from Old French cornet ‘wind instrument made of horn or resembling a horn’, a diminutive of corn. Compare Corner .
Altered form of French Cornet , reflecting the Canadian and American French practice of sounding the final -t.
Americanized form of German Cornet , Kornet or Kornett, cognates of 2 above.
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