Claude, Georges CORNEZ

Brief Life History of Claude Georges

When Claude, Georges CORNEZ was born on 7 March 1924, in Marpent, Nord, Nord-Pas-de-Calais, France, his father, Albert CORNEZ, was 28 and his mother, Fernande, Marie, Josephe STILMANT, was 33. He had at least 2 sons with Simone BABIN Adoptée JOSSELIN. He died on 21 February 1985, in Soissons, Aisne, Picardie, France, at the age of 60, and was buried in Soissons, Aisne, Picardie, France.

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Claude, Georges CORNEZ
Jean Pierre CORNEZ
Jean-Pierre CORNEZ

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  • Claude Georges Cornez, "France, Indice de décès de la sécurité sociale de l'Insee, 1970-2019"
  • Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913;
  • Belgium, Hainaut, Civil Registration, 1600-1913;

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Second World War. Defeat and occupation by Germany. General de Gaulle leads the Resistance from London and Algiers. Allied victory came on May 8, 1945.

1939 · World War II

After Hitler invaded Poland, France and Britain declared war on Germany. France lost 472,000 in military and civilians. 100,000 of which were Jewish citizens.

1944 · The Beaches of Normandy Get Stormed

On June 6, 1944 United States forces stormed the beaches of Normandy, France. The four beaches that were stormed were Utah, Omaha, Golden, and Juno.  It gave the allies what they needed to liberate Frane, which was the start to liberate the rest of Europe.

Name Meaning

habitational name from Corney in Cumbria or Corney in Hertfordshire (now known as Corneybury), from Old English corn ‘grain’ or corn, a metathesized form of cron, cran ‘crane’ + ēg ‘island’. It seems possible, from the distribution of early forms, that it may also derive from a lost place in Lancashire. Alternatively, a habitational name from Corney (Lancashire), later named Corneyrow, now Corner Row or Cornoe in Greenhalgh (alias Greenall), in the parish of Kirkham. Corney was sometimes pronounced and spelled Cornah, Corner, Cornall, Gorney, and Gornall.

perhaps a shortened form of Cornwall or Cornish , or a metathesized form of Croney .


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

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