Benjamin Cornish

Male14 October 1803–before 1848

Brief Life History of Benjamin

When Benjamin Cornish was born on 14 October 1803, in Steuben, Steuben, Oneida, New York, United States, his father, Stephen Cornish, was 42 and his mother, Roxcinda Lee, was 30. He married Drucilla Button in 1825, in Oneida, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He died before 1848.

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Benjamin Cornish
Drucilla Button
Marriage: 1825
Lorenzo Dow Cornish

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  • Legacy NFS Source: Benjamin Cornish - Published information: birth: 14 October 1803; Steuben, Oneida, New York, United States

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  • Marriage
    1825Oneida, New York, United States
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    World Events (7)


    Age 1

    Lewis and Clark set out from St. Louis, MO to explore the West.

    1804 · The Twelfth Amendment

    Age 1

    With not having a very clear statement in the Constitution about Presidents and Vice Presidents, the Twelfth Amendment was Born. Before the Electoral College could cast two votes for those that they saw fit for President. This was changed to just one electoral vote for President and one electoral vote for Vice President. With the amount of people even allowed to vote, there was no way for there to be a tie during the elections.

    1819 · Panic! of 1819

    Age 16

    With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

    Name Meaning

    English (of Norman origin): habitational name for someone from the county of Cornwall, from Middle English Cornish, Cornysh formed on the analogy of English, which was usually Normanized as Corneys. Not surprisingly, the surname is common in adjacent Devon, but it is also established as far afield as Suffolk and London.

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

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