Ida Lee Cornell

Brief Life History of Ida Lee

When Ida Lee Cornell was born on 5 April 1878, in Hill, Texas, United States, her father, Larkin William Dahlia Cornell, was 57 and her mother, Lousetta Elizabeth Price, was 42. She married John Flynn on 30 October 1901, in Ellis, Texas, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 3 daughters. She lived in Tarrant, Texas, United States in 1920 and Pilot Point, Denton, Texas, United States in 1940. She died on 27 March 1959, in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States, at the age of 80, and was buried in Fort Worth, Tarrant, Texas, United States.

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Family Time Line

John Flynn
1862–1934
Ida Lee Cornell
1878–1959
Marriage: 30 October 1901
Ina Mae Flynn
1902–1976
Ida Clara Flynn
1903–1989
Albert Lloyd Flynn
1906–1996
Bertha Kate Flynn
1907–1928
John Flynn
1914–1977

Sources (21)

  • John Flynn, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Ida Bornell, "Texas, County Marriage Index, 1837-1977"
  • Ida Lee Flynn, "Texas Deaths, 1890-1976"

World Events (8)

1881 · Construction of the Fort Worth & Denver Railway

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

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.

1900 · Gold for Cash!

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.

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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