James Alexander Cornett

28 March 1845–20 February 1925 (Age 79)
Tennessee, United States

The Life of James Alexander

When James Alexander Cornett was born on 28 March 1845, in Tennessee, United States, his father, Hiram Cornett, was 39 and his mother, Sarah Johnson, was 36. He married Rebecca Carrier on 18 August 1867, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. He lived in Civil District 21, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States for about 20 years and Bristol, Sullivan, Tennessee, United States in 1925. He died on 20 February 1925, in Sullivan, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 79.

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Family Time Line

James Alexander Cornett
1845–1925
Rebecca Carrier
1835–1907
Marriage: 18 August 1867
Sarah Louise Cornett
1868–1922
Mary Elizabeth Cornett
1869–1939
Darcus Emeline Cornett
1871–1916
William N Cornett
1873–1961

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
18 August 1867
Sullivan, Tennessee, United States
children

(4)

    Sarah Louise Cornett

    Female1868–1922Female

    Mary Elizabeth Cornett

    Female1869–1939Female

    Darcus Emeline Cornett

    Female1871–1916Female

    Male1873–1961Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1846

Age 1

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1846

Age 1

Tennessee was known as the Volunteer State because during the Mexican War the government asked Tennessee for 3,000 volunteer soldiers and 30,000 joined.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 21

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

English: diminutive of Corn 1.

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • James A Cornute in household of Heram Cornute, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James Carnett, "United States Census, 1880"
  • James Cornutt, "United States Census, 1870"

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