Azuba Isabella Cornwell

14 February 1876–7 June 1954 (Age 78)
South Carolina, United States

The Life of Azuba Isabella

When Azuba Isabella Cornwell was born on 14 February 1876, in South Carolina, United States, her father, Martin Ervin Cornwell, was 27 and her mother, Mary Agnes Cornwell, was 25. She married James Crockett Stroud about 1890, in Chester, South Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. She lived in Ellis, Texas, United States in 1935 and Justice Precinct 4, Ellis, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 7 June 1954, in Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, United States, at the age of 78, and was buried in Waxahachie, Ellis, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Crockett Stroud
Azuba Isabella Cornwell
Marriage: about 1890
Irvin Stroud
Crockett James Stroud
Harold Hunter Stroud
Julian Stroud
John Martin Stroud
Joe Gameswell Stroud

Spouse and Children

about 1890
Chester, South Carolina, United States


+1 More Child

Parents and Siblings

    Martin Ervin Cornwell


    Mary Agnes Cornwell




    William Jerome Cornwell


    John Gamewell Cornwell




    Cora Virginia Cornwell


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

Age 5

Grenville M. Dodge oversaw the construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway. Work began at Hodge Junction, and eventually extended to the New Mexico border by 1888. Service began on April 1, 1888, with trains travelling between Fort Worth and Denver.
1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 5

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 22

After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.

Name Meaning

English:1. habitational name from Cornwell in Oxfordshire, named from Old English corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ + well(a) ‘spring’, ‘stream’. 2. variant of Cornwall .

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

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Sources (3)

  • A I Harris, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Azubah I Stroud, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Azubah Stroud in household of C J Stroud, "United States Census, 1900"

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