Rebecca Cornell

1685–15 July 1739 (Age 54)
Hempstead, Queens, New York, United States

The Life of Rebecca

When Rebecca Cornell was born in 1685, in Hempstead, Queens, New York, United States, her father, John Cornell, was 51 and her mother, Mary Russell, was 40. She had at least 1 son and 1 daughter with John Starr. She died on 15 July 1739, in Danbury, Fairfield, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 54.

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John Starr
Rebecca Cornell
Rachael Starr
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Name Meaning

1 Americanized form of any of the numerous Continental European surnames derived from Latin Cornelius ( see Cornelius ), for example French Corneille or German Kornel.2 Swedish: Latinized form of Horn , meaning ‘horn’; probably a soldier's name.3 English: reduced form of Cornwell 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.

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

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