Elijah Cornell, II

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Elijah Cornell, II

Birthplace: Swansea, Bristol Co., Massachusetts
Death: Died in Albion, Calhoun County, Michigan, United States
Place of Burial: Albion, MI, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Elijah Cornell and Sarah Miller
Husband of Eunice Coleman Cornell
Father of Ezra Cornell, Founder of Western Union; Elijah B. Cornell, III; Benjamin Cornell; Lucretia Cornell; Phebe Wood and 7 others
Brother of Ezra Cornell

Occupation: Quaker Potter
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About Elijah Cornell, II


It is well documented in the 1902 Cornell Genealogy by Rev. John Cornell that his parents are Elijah Cornell (b: 1730, d: 1777) and Sarah Miller (b: 1746, d: 1874).

Albion,MI 100 Years Ago - OCTOBER 1904 Morning Star, October 10, 2004 pg. 23 "The death last week of A. B. Cornell, ex-governor of New York, awakened remembrances among some of Albion's oldest citizens. Mr. Cornell was a son of Ezra Cornell, the founder of Cornell College. Ezra Cornell was president of the old Erie & Michigan telegraph company, established in 1846 and made his headquarters here in Albion. His father and mother are buried in the Wood lot in Riverside Cemetery. Mr. Orson B. Wood, who is a cousin of Ezra Cornell, has the original stock subscription book of the Company, with the signatures of the subscribers of stock. Such names as S. B. Morse, the Morse code man, and Amos Kendall, the famous lawyer, are attached

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Elijah Cornell, II's Timeline

October 17, 1771
Swansea, Bristol Co., Massachusetts
July 4, 1805
Age 33
Nine Partner's, Dutchess, New York
January 11, 1807
Age 35
Westchester Landing, New York, United States
April 11, 1808
Age 36
De Ruyter, Madison, New York
September 16, 1811
Age 39
November 18, 1813
Age 42
September 6, 1816
Age 44
September 8, 1818
Age 46
April 3, 1820
Age 48
De Ruyter, Madison, New York
December 3, 1825
Age 54
De Ruyter, Madison, New York