John Melvin Cornia

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John Melvin Cornia

Birthdate: (60)
Birthplace: Kamas, Summit County, Utah
Death: March 26, 1928 (60)
South Ogden, Weber County, Utah (accidental drowning in the Weber River)
Place of Burial: Woodruff, Rich, Utah
Immediate Family:

Son of Peter (Pierre) Cornia and Ruth Clarissa Cornia
Husband of Mary Hannah Cornia
Father of John "Melvin" Cornia; Charles Dean Cornia; Elsie Cornia; William Edward Cornia; Peter Leslie Cornia and 4 others
Brother of Clarissa Amelia Cornia; Peter Carlos Cornia, Sr.; Daniel Carter Cornia, Sr.; Francis Cordelia Cornia; Orson Cornia and 6 others
Half brother of Ruth Call; Mary Undria Rich and Exeriel Cornia

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About John Melvin Cornia

John Melvin Cornia was born July 21,1867, in Kamas, Utah, the son of Peter Cornia and Ruth Clarissa Carter Cornia.

He married Mary Hannah Dean, daughter of Charles and Mary Cope Dean, November 2, 1887 in the Logan Temple. They had nine children, all born in Woodruff. He homesteaded up the creek and lived there a good share of the time.

He set up a lot of the time with sick people and did a lot of donation work for the people in town. He, with his brother, Pete, Ed, and Orson would take their wagons in the fall and go over Monty to get fruit from Ogden. It would take them three or four days to make the trip. He quarried out sand stone rock from Red Rock in Main Canyon to build the sand stone water table around the church.

John died March 26, 1928, at Uintah, Weber, Utah by accidental drowning in the Weber River.

Parents:

 

Peter Cornia 1829 - 1887

 

Ruth Clarissa Carter Cornia 1836 - 1920


Spouse:

 

Mary Hannah Dean Cornia 1865 - 1923


Children:

 

John Melvin Cornia 1888 - 1966

 

Charles Dean Cornia(1890 - 1926

 

Elsie Cornia 1892 - 1896

 

William Edward Cornia 1894 - 1984

 

Peter Leslie Cornia 1897 - 1897

 

Owen Cornia 1898 - 1981

 

Theris Cornia 1901 - 1996

 

Hannah Cornia Cox 1904 - 1991

 

Alton Cornia 1906 - 1996


Maintained by: A.Bell Originally Created by: Utah State Historical Society Record added: Feb 02, 2000 Find A Grave Memorial# 146456

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John Melvin Cornia's Timeline

1867
July 21, 1867
Kamas, Summit County, Utah
1888
August 6, 1888
Age 21
Woodruff, UT, United States
1890
March 24, 1890
Age 22
1892
1892
Age 24
1894
1894
Age 26
1897
1897
Age 29
1898
August 2, 1898
Age 31
Woodruff, UT, United States
1901
March 5, 1901
Age 33
Woodruff, Rich, Utah, United States
1904
1904
Age 36
1906
October 11, 1906
Age 39
Woodruff, Rich, Utah