Charles Phillip Cornelius1

M, b. March 1886
     Charles Phillip Cornelius was born in March 1886 at Thomas Co. (probably), KS.1 He was the son of Christopher Cornelius and Harriet Josephine St. Clair.1 As of 1910, Charles Phillip Cornelius was also known as Phillip.

Citations

  1. [S270] 1900 Federal Census, Boulder County, Colorado. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Film 113; FHL #1240113.

Christopher Cornelius

M, b. 5 February 1804, d. 21 July 1882
     Note: Obelisk-style headstone barely legible, seen and photographed 24 April 1999 by Donald L. Boyd. Birth date calculated from headstone legend "Died 21 July 1882 at age 78 years, 5 months, 11 days". Christopher Cornelius lived at Monroe Twp., Muskingum Co., OH. He was born on 5 February 1804 at Huntingdon Co. (probably), PA, 1860 census gives birth location Virginia -- probably a confusion with wife Jane Winters' response.1,2 He was the son of Isaac Cornelius and Barbara (?) Christopher Cornelius married Susannah Jack, daughter of James Jack and Mary (?), on 27 September 1827 at Muskingum Co., OH, by D. Acheson (Muskingum County Marriage Book 1 1803 - 1818.) Christopher Cornelius married Jane Winters, daughter of Benjamin Winters and Jane (?), after 1846. Christopher Cornelius died on 21 July 1882 at Otsego, Muskingum Co., OH, at age 78. He was buried in July 1882 at Otsego Methodist Church Cemetery, Otsego, Muskingum Co., OH.

Children of Christopher Cornelius and Susannah Jack

Citations

  1. [S537] 1860 Federal Census, Muskingum County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1019; FHL #805019.
  2. [S538] 1870 Federal Census, Muskingum County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 1250.

Christopher Cornelius

M, b. 1860
     Christopher Cornelius was born in 1860 at Muskingum Co. (probably), OH.1 He was the son of James W. Cornelius and Sarah Elizabeth Shryock. Christopher Cornelius married Harriet Josephine St. Clair on 15 February 1877. Christopher Cornelius lived in 1880 at Houston, Smith Co., KS; Christopher, Valentine, and James Cornelius went to Colby, Kansas around 1887, then on into Colorado. Christopher went to Louisville, Colorado. He lived in 1900 at LaFayette, Boulder Co., CO.1

Children of Christopher Cornelius and Harriet Josephine St. Clair

Citations

  1. [S270] 1900 Federal Census, Boulder County, Colorado. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Film 113; FHL #1240113.

Christopher Cornelius1

M, b. March 1899
     Christopher Cornelius was born in March 1899 at Boulder Co. (probably), CO.1 He was the son of Christopher Cornelius and Harriet Josephine St. Clair.1

Citations

  1. [S270] 1900 Federal Census, Boulder County, Colorado. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Film 113; FHL #1240113.

Christopher Henry Cornelius

M, b. 1853, d. 10 September 1897
     Christopher Henry Cornelius married Loretta E. Surface. Christopher Henry Cornelius was born in 1853. He was the son of George Cornelius and Margaret Eckelberry. Christopher Henry Cornelius died on 10 September 1897 at Gallatin Co., MO.

Children of Christopher Henry Cornelius and Loretta E. Surface

Claude Cornelius

M
     Claude Cornelius was the son of Henry Cornelius and Flora Higgins.

Cora Dell Cornelius

F, b. 1876, d. after March 1895
     Cora Dell Cornelius was born in 1876. She was the daughter of George W. Cornelius and Caroline M. Phelps. Cora Dell Cornelius married William Thomas Bennett on 23 August 1894. Cora Dell Cornelius died after March 1895.

Child of Cora Dell Cornelius and William Thomas Bennett

Denver O. Cornelius1

M, b. September 1892
     Denver O. Cornelius was born in September 1892 at Knox Twp. (probably), Guernsey Co., OH.1 He was the son of Laura Belle Cornelius.1
Note: This child appears as "grandson" in the household of James and Sarah Cornelius in the 1900 census, and is listed after Laura, leading to the assumption that it is her child. The father, and correct surname, are not known. DLB 2004.1

Citations

  1. [S177] 1900 Federal Census, Guernsey County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1273; FHL #1241273.

Edith Cornelius

F, b. circa 1902
     Edith Cornelius was born circa 1902 at Boulder Co. (probably), CO. She was the daughter of Christopher Cornelius and Harriet Josephine St. Clair.

Edna Cornelius

F, b. December 1886, d. February 1887
     Edna Cornelius was born in December 1886. She was the daughter of Wilbur Orren Cornelius and Ida Margaret Love. Edna Cornelius died in February 1887. She was buried in 1887 at Otsego Methodist Church Cemetery, Otsego, Muskingum Co., OH.

Eldora Cornelius

F, b. circa 1864
     Eldora Cornelius was born circa 1864. She was the daughter of Morgan Simms Cornelius and Mary Ann Miller. Eldora Cornelius married William A. Buker on 4 August 1885.

Elijah Cornelius

M, b. circa 1820
     Elijah Cornelius was born circa 1820 at Muskingum Co., OH. He was the son of Isaac Cornelius and Barbara (?)

Elizabeth Cornelius

F
     Elizabeth Cornelius was born. She was the daughter of Isaac Cornelius and Barbara (?) Elizabeth Cornelius married Peter Baker on 9 October 1827 at Muskingum Co., OH.

Elmer Valentine Cornelius

M, b. 23 May 1880, d. 4 February 1975
     Elmer Valentine Cornelius was born on 23 May 1880. He was the son of George W. Cornelius and Caroline M. Phelps. Elmer Valentine Cornelius married Anna S. McKee. Elmer Valentine Cornelius married Margaret Ruby Gray. Elmer Valentine Cornelius was buried in February 1975 at Boden Cemetery, Knox Twp., Guernsey Co., OH. He died on 4 February 1975 at age 94.

Esther Cornelius

F, b. circa 1861
     Esther Cornelius was born circa 1861. She was the daughter of James W. Cornelius and Sarah Elizabeth Shryock. Esther Cornelius married William A. Wilson on 12 September 1893.

Ethel Cornelius

F, b. April 1893
     Ethel Cornelius was born in April 1893 at Arapahoe Co. (probably), CO. She was the daughter of James Monroe Cornelius and Ada Leana Holmes.

Ethel A. Cornelius

F, b. 30 September 1884
     Ethel A. Cornelius married George Lynch. Ethel A. Cornelius was born on 30 September 1884. She was the daughter of Christopher Henry Cornelius and Loretta E. Surface.

Children of Ethel A. Cornelius and George Lynch

Everett Cornelius

M, b. circa 1901
     Everett Cornelius was born circa 1901 at Arapahoe Co. (probably), CO. He was the son of James Monroe Cornelius and Ada Leana Holmes.

Fern Cornelius1

F, b. September 1893
     Fern Cornelius was born in September 1893 at Muskingum Co. (probably), OH.1 She was the daughter of William Cornelius and Agnes (?)1
Note: Was single and living at 25 South Sixth Street, Zanesville, as of 1924 city directory. Her mother Agnes Cornelius is found in the 1930 census listed as "Mother in-law" in the household of a James and Lenora Frazier in Jackson Township, of Muskingum County. But this Lenora was "Edith L. Frazier", wife of James, living in Jackson Township in 1920, when Fern Cornelius was listed as being single and living with her father in Zanesville. DLB 2017.

Citations

  1. [S541] 1900 Federal Census, Muskingum County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Roll 1310; FHL #1241310.

George Cornelius

M, b. 28 August 1828, d. 10 November 1896
     George Cornelius was born on 28 August 1828 at Muskingum Co., OH.1 He was the son of Christopher Cornelius and Susannah Jack. George Cornelius married Margaret Eckelberry, daughter of Henry Eckelberry and Margaret Wilson, on 24 June 1849 at Muskingum Co., OH, by the Otsego Methodist Church minister. George Cornelius lived in 1860 at Monroe Twp., Muskingum Co., OH.1 He died on 10 November 1896 at Daviess Co., MO, at age 68 Civil War Veteran

Corporal in Company F, 2nd Regiment, Ohio Volunteer Infantry. He was enrolled Sept. 3, 1861 at Zanesville, Ohio in the 191st OVI, Co. D for 3 years. Discharged at Columbus, Ohio Dec. 29, 1862. Returned to service on August 25, 1862 with a notation "detained by sickness and low water". Hospitalized at Parkersburg, West Virginia from mid Oct. 1862 and then next at Camp Chase, Ohio from Dec. 15-29, 1862 while in service. He contracted rheumatism from long exposures to cold weather while in the war. Honorably discharged in Columbus, OH Dec. 29, 1863. Lived in Muskingum County until June 1, 1868, then moved to Caldwell County, MO living there until about March 11, 1885 when he moved into Daviess Co., MO where he remained until his death. Height 5' 8", with fair complexion, dark hair, blue eyes.

Children of George Cornelius and Margaret Eckelberry

Citations

  1. [S537] 1860 Federal Census, Muskingum County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M653, Roll 1019; FHL #805019.

George Cornelius

M
     George Cornelius was the son of George Cornelius and Margaret Eckelberry.

George Cornelius

M
     George Cornelius was the son of Henry Cornelius and Flora Higgins.
Note: Lived to the age of 98.

George Cornelius1

M, b. September 1893
     George Cornelius was born in September 1893 at CO.1 He was the son of Christopher Cornelius and Harriet Josephine St. Clair.1

Citations

  1. [S270] 1900 Federal Census, Boulder County, Colorado. Microfilm Image, NARA Series T623, Film 113; FHL #1240113.

George Elva Cornelius

M, b. 1 March 1878
     George Elva Cornelius was born on 1 March 1878. He was the son of Christopher Henry Cornelius and Loretta E. Surface.

George W. Cornelius

M, b. 28 August 1854, d. 29 June 1917
     George W. Cornelius was born on 28 August 1854 at Muskingum Co., OH. He was the son of James W. Cornelius and Sarah Elizabeth Shryock. George W. Cornelius married Caroline M. Phelps on 19 November 1874 at Guernsey Co., OH. George W. Cornelius died on 29 June 1917 at Guernsey Co., OH, at age 62 death cert. # 39567. He was buried in 1917 at Otsego Methodist Church Cemetery, Otsego, Muskingum Co., OH.

Children of George W. Cornelius and Caroline M. Phelps

George Washington Cornelius

M, b. 22 February 1927, d. 10 July 2005
     George Washington Cornelius was born on 22 February 1927 at Newcomerstown, Tuscarawas Co., OH. He was the son of Benjamin N. Cornelius and Amanda Parks. George Washington Cornelius died on 10 July 2005 at Coshocton, Coshocton Co., OH, at age 78 Obituary:

WEST LAFAYETTE- George Washington Cornelius, 78, of 301 E. Seventh St., West Lafayette, died at 3:05 a.m. Sunday, July 10, 2005, at Coshocton County Memorial Hospital.

He was born Feb. 22, 1927, in Newcomerstown, to the late Benjamin and Amanda (Parks) Cornelius.

He was raised in Boden and resided in West Lafayette for 61 years. He was employed for many years at Moore Enameling Co./Penn Michigan in West Lafayette. He was an active member of New Life Ministries in Coshocton where he served as an usher/greeter for 17 years.

On Jan. 21, 1961, he married Daisy Ruth (Countryman) Cornelius, who survives.

He is also survived by daughter, Jo Ellen Cornelius-Daugherty of Coshocton; three grandchildren, William James Daugherty of Coshocton, Tanya Jean (Michael) Dovenbarger of Newark, and Georgina Rochelle Bearden of Newark; six great-grandchildren, Arron James Daugherty, Anthony Duane Evans Jr., Alexis Marie Dorsey, Brianna Nicole Dorsey, Desiree Alannah Evans and Bryce Alexander Bearden; brother, David Earl Cornelius of Coshocton; and sister, Betty Bridges of West Lafayette.

He was preceded in death by his brother, Paul Cornelius.

Funeral services will be at 11 a.m. Thursday, July 14, at Given-Dawson Funeral Home in Coshocton, with Pastor Mark Granger officiating. Burial will be at Fairfield Cemetery in West Lafayette.

Calling hours will be from 2 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 13, at the funeral home.

Contributions may be made to New Life Ministries, 727 S. Seventh St., Coshocton, OH 43812.


Originally published July 12, 2005.

Gertrude Cornelius

F, b. circa 1907
     Gertrude Cornelius was born circa 1907 at CO. She was the daughter of James Monroe Cornelius and Ada Leana Holmes.

Gladys H. Cornelius

F, b. circa 1908
     Gladys H. Cornelius was born circa 1908 at Muskingum Co., OH. She was the daughter of Lyman M. Cornelius and Cora May Williams.

Guy R. Cornelius

M, b. 24 December 1915, d. February 1986
     Guy R. Cornelius was born on 24 December 1915 at Muskingum Co., OH, Birth date per SSDI. He was the son of Lyman M. Cornelius and Cora May Williams. Guy R. Cornelius died in February 1986 at Coshocton Co., OH, at age 70 Death date per SSDI.

Hannah Cornelius

F, b. circa 1818, d. before 20 August 1870
     Hannah Cornelius was born circa 1818 at Muskingum Co., OH, Probably birth date the second half of 1818. Aged 4 in 1823 guardianship papers for children of Isaac Cornelius. Aged 32 in 1850 census, 21 OCT 1850.

1860 census, Knox Co. IL, shows age 44 (equates to 1816 birth year.) She was the daughter of Isaac Cornelius and Barbara (?) Hannah Cornelius married James Wortman on 15 October 1840 at Muskingum Co., OH. Hannah Cornelius died before 20 August 1870 at Knox or Tazewell Co., IL, Not in family in 1870 census.1

Children of Hannah Cornelius and James Wortman

Citations

  1. [S183] 1870 Federal Census, Tazewell County, Illinois. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M593, Roll 283, FHL #545782.
  2. [S980] 1850 Federal Census, Coshocton County, Ohio. Microfilm Image, NARA Series M432, Roll 670.