Harry Gardner Cornwell

7 August 1896–28 November 1955 (Age 59)
Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Harry Gardner

When Harry Gardner Cornwell was born on 7 August 1896, in Malden, Middlesex, Massachusetts, United States, his father, William Burnham Cornwall, was 39 and his mother, Agnes Maude Duncan, was 34. He married Dorathy Ewing on 22 January 1916. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States for about 20 years. He died on 28 November 1955, in Salem Depot, Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, United States, at the age of 59, and was buried in Pine Grove Cemetery, Salem, Rockingham, New Hampshire, British Colonial America.

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Harry Gardner Cornwell
Dorathy Ewing
Marriage: 22 January 1916
Harry G. Cornwell
Dorothy Esther Cornwell
William Duncan Cornwell
Robert David Cornwell
James Alexander Cornwell

Spouse and Children

22 January 1916
Salem, , New Hampshire


    Harry G. Cornwell


    Dorothy Esther Cornwell


    William Duncan Cornwell


    Robert David Cornwell


    James Alexander Cornwell


Parents and Siblings

    William Burnham Cornwall





World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish

Age 2

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.
1900 · Gold for Cash!

Age 4

This Act set a price at which gold could be traded for paper money.
1912 · The Girl Scouts

Age 16

Like the Boy Scouts of America, The Girl Scouts is a youth organization for girls in the United States. Its purpose is to prepare girls to empower themselves and by acquiring practical skills.

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)

  • Harry G Cornwell, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Harry G Cornwell, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harry G Cornwell, "United States Census, 1920"

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