Hannah P. WELLS
Moses Franklin CORNELL


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1. Sarah J. WICKHAM

2. Annie GRIMM
3. Mattie M. BROWN

Moses Franklin CORNELL 3

  • Born: 18 Jan 1873, WV 4
  • Marriage (1): Sarah J. WICKHAM on 8 Oct 1891 in Tyler Co, WV
  • Marriage (2): Annie GRIMM between 1910 and 1920 in WV 1
  • Marriage (3): Mattie M. BROWN about 1925 in WV 2
  • Died: 28 Feb 1948, hospital Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV at age 75 5
  • Buried: 1 Mar 1948, Greenwood Cem, Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV 5

bullet  General Notes:

1880 WV CENSUS, Tyler Co, Union District: Moses Cornell, 9, at home, b. WV, parents b. WV. He was living with his parents, John D. & Hannah Cornell, and siblings.

1910 WV CENSUS, Ohio Co, Wheeling city: Frank Cornell, boarder, 38, wd, b. WV, parents birthplaces unknown, laborer; Lily Cornell, boarder, 17, single, b. WV, father b. WV, mother b. OH. They were living with Sarah S. Rutter, wd, and her 3 sons.

WWI DRAFT REGISTRATION CARDS, 1917-1918: Moses Franklin Cornell, 33 Klondike, Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV; 45; b. Jan 18, 1873; section hand, laborer, B.& O. Railroad, Sistersville, OH; nearest relative: Mrs. Anna Cornell, wife, 33 Klondike, Sistersville, OH; medium height & build, blue eyes, black hair.

1920 WV CENSUS, Tyler Co, Sistersville city: Frank Cornell, 49, b. WV, father b. US, mother b. WV, blacksmith, glass plant; wife Anna, 37, b. WV, parents b. WV.

1930 WV CENSUS, Tyler Co, Sistersville city: Frank Cornell, 56, 1st marriage age 17, laborer, glass factory; wife Mattie Cornell, 37, 1st marriage age 16; step-son Clarence Duff, 22, married, 1st marriage age 20, laborer, glass factory; step-son Wilburt Duff, 16; step-dau. Alberta Duff, 9; son Joseph Cornell, 4-3/12. All were b. WV, parents b. WV.

DEATH CERTIFICATE: Frank Cornell; widowed; b. Jan 1873 at Tyler Co, WV; father: John M. Cornell who was b. Tyler Co, WV; mother: Hanna Wells who was b. Tyler Co, WV; d. 28 Feb 1948 of cardiac insufficieny due to chronic alcoholism & cirrhisus of the liver; 75 yrs; burial: 1 Mar 1948 at Greenwood Cem, Sistersville, WV; informant: Mrs. Ira Felton of Paden City, WV.


Moses married Sarah J. WICKHAM, daughter of Elijah John WICKHAM and Margaret A. McMULLIN/MCMULLEN, on 8 Oct 1891 in Tyler Co, WV. (Sarah J. WICKHAM was born in Jun 1872 in OH 6 and died before 1910 in WV 7.)


Moses next married Annie GRIMM, daughter of Andy GRIMM and Nancy GOOD, between 1910 and 1920 in WV.1 (Annie GRIMM was born on 12 Mar 1882 in WV,8 died on 22 Jan 1923 in Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV 8 and was buried on 24 Jan 1923 in Greenwood Cem, Sistersville, Tyler Co, WV 8.)


Moses next married Mattie M. BROWN, daughter of John BROWN and Jane HAUGHT, about 1925 in WV.2 (Mattie M. BROWN was born about 1893 in WV 2 and died on 19 Feb 1948 in Sistersville, Tyler Co, VA 9.)



1 1920 WY Census.

2 1930 WV Census.

3 One World Tree.

4 WWI Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918.

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6 1900 WV Census.

7 1910 WV Census.

8 Death Certificate of Annie Grimm Cornell.

9 Death Record of Mattie Brown Cornell.

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