Corneleus Breckenridge Gwinn

31 March 1881–28 January 1974 (Age 92)
Summers, West Virginia, United States

The Life of Corneleus Breckenridge

When Corneleus Breckenridge Gwinn was born on 31 March 1881, in Summers, West Virginia, United States, his father, Alexius Laban Martin Gwinn, was 28 and his mother, Elizabeth Ann Stickler, was 19. He had at least 1 daughter with Rosa Bell Gwinn. He lived in Green Sulphur Springs, Summers, West Virginia, United States for about 10 years and Green Sulphur Magisterial District, Summers, West Virginia, United States in 1940. He died on 28 January 1974, in Lockbridge, Summers, West Virginia, United States, at the age of 92, and was buried in Lockbridge, Summers, West Virginia, United States.

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Corneleus Breckenridge Gwinn
Rosa Bell Gwinn
Mabel Goldie Gwinn

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World Events (8)

1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 1

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.

Age 5

Statue of Liberty is dedicated.
1906 · Saving Food Labels

Age 25

The first of many consumer protection laws which ban foreign and interstate traffic in mislabeled food and drugs. It requires that ingredients be placed on the label.

Name Meaning

Variant spelling of Welsh Gwynn .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Cornelius Gwinn, "United States Census, 1910"
  • Cornelius B Gwinn, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Cornelius B Gwinn in household of Alenas L Gwinn, "United States Census, 1900"

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