Rose Cornell

1669–1775 (Age 106)
Armagh, County Armagh, Ireland

The Life of Rose

When Rose Cornell was born in 1669, in Armagh, County Armagh, Ireland, her father, John Cornell, was 14 and her mother, Mrs. John Cornell, was 14. She married John Todd in 1687, in Armagh, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 2 daughters. She died in 1775, in her hometown, at the age of 106.

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John Todd
Rose Cornell
Marriage: 1687
James Todd
Elizabeth Todd
Ester Todd
John Todd II
William Todd Sr
Robert Samuel Todd Sr
Samuel Todd
William Todd Sr
Capt Andrew Joseph Todd

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Armagh, County Armagh, Northern Ireland, United Kingdom


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World Events (3)


Age 3

Over 6,000 Irish boys and women sold as slaves since England gained control of Jamaica.

Age 21

William of Orange (William III) lands at Carrickfergus and defeats James II at Battle of the Boyne.

Age 45

Catholics hold just 7% of land in Ireland.

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.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Mary in entry for Wm. Todd, "England Deaths and Burials, 1538-1991"
  • Descendants of John Todd

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