Cullen LeRoy "Roy" Cornett ["(1886 - ", "1969)", " "] MP

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Birthplace: Auburn, Ellis, Texas, United States
Death: Died in Congress, Yavapai, Arizona, United States
Cause of death: Cancer
Managed by: Dan Cornett
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About Cullen LeRoy "Roy" Cornett

Roy and "Cee Cee" (Wastella) ran a "truck stop" cafe for many years on Route 66 in Congress Junction, AZ. Roy worked a whole summer at a "second job" picking cotton to buy Wastella a diamond from Tiffany's in New York for her engagement ring. Roy was a miner, prospector, and an avid history buff. He had two older half-brothers, as well as 4 sisters. Died of cancer.

Sources # Texas, Births and Christenings, 1840-1981; Name: Cullen Leroy Cornett; Gender: Male; Birth Date: 25 Oct 1886; Birthplace: Ellis, Ellis, Texas; Race: White; Father's Name: William D Cornett; Mother's Name: Mollie Wylie; Indexing Project (Batch) Number: C00395-3; System Origin: Texas-Easy; Source Film Number: 1639037; Reference Number: V54-DB P578.

Note: Family records have birth month as Nov. 25, not Oct. 25.

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Cullen Cornett's Timeline

1886
November 25, 1886
Auburn, Ellis, Texas, United States
1912
December 12, 1912
Age 26
1913
September, 1913
Age 26
1914
December 13, 1914
Age 28
La Pryor, Zavala, Texas, United States
1916
August 11, 1916
Age 29
La Pryor, Zavala, Texas, United States
1969
April 11, 1969
Age 82
Congress, Yavapai, Arizona, United States
April, 1969
Age 82
Arizona, United States