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Emma A. Cornell

Female 1856 - 1935


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  • Name  Emma A. Cornell 
    Born  11 May 1856  Tyrone Twp., Livingston, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender  Female 
    Census  1860  Tyrone Twp., Livingston, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Census  1870  Tyrone Twp., Livingston, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died  24 Sep 1935  Shinglehouse, Potter, PA, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Source: The Boliver Breeze, p1, c5, Sept 19, 1935. Funeral Services fo Mrs. Emma Spencer.
      Funeral services for Mrs. Emma Spencer, who died at her home in Shinglehouse Monday morning, Sept. 16, at 4 o'clock will be held at her late home there this Thursday afternoon at 2 o'clock, the Rev. A.J. Baily, pastor
      of the M. E. church, officiating. The body will be brought to Boliver for burial in the family lot in Maple Lawn cemetery. Mrs Spencer was the widow of the late Fred Spencer of Boliver. She had lived in the village for many years, moving to Shinglehouse to live eight years ago. She was born at Tyrone, MI, May 11, 1856, being over 79 years old at the time of her death. She is survived by one son, Claude L. Spencer of Olean; a sister, Mrs Ellen Lanning of Lansing, MI; one brother, Lannon Cornell of Tyrone, MI,
      and five grandchildren.

      Source: Schaffner Funeral Home, 554 S. Main St., Boliver, NY.

      Her funeral bill was never completely paid. Still owing $75.00. That could explain the reason she has no "stone" in the cemetery.

      Source: Potter County, PA Vital Statistics, vol 2, 1930-1940

      Mrs Emma Spencer of Shinglehouse died Sept. 24, 1935. Survived by one son, Claude Spencer of Olean, NY.
    Buried  27 Sep 1935  Maple Lawn Cemetery, Bolivar, Allegany, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID  I6845  Switzer Family
    Last Modified  6 Feb 2011 

    Father  Alonzo Cornell,   b. 29 Jan 1830, , , NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Dec 1901, Tyrone Twp., Livingston, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother  Helen M. Merrill,   b. 12 Mar 1839,   d. 3 Jan 1906 
    Family ID  F2044  Group Sheet

    Family/Spouse  Frederick Russell Spencer,   b. 6 Oct 1842, DeRuyter, Madison, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Nov 1902 
    Married  7 Nov 1872  Fenton, Genessee, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • The following information taken from Genesee Co., MI Marriage Records. File Number 1869, page 105, LDS film 1018927, SLC, UT. At marriage Frederick was 28 and his wife 17. He was a farmer. John H. Palmer was the minister and Alfred Slover (Stoner) and Alice Cornell were witnesses. Both from Tyrone,
      MI.
    Children 
     1. Claude Lewis Spencer,   b. 8 Nov 1876, Hartland, Livingston, MI, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Jun 1947, Olean, Cattaraugus, NY, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID  F2917  Group Sheet

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 11 May 1856 - Tyrone Twp., Livingston, MI, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1860 - Tyrone Twp., Livingston, MI, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus - 1870 - Tyrone Twp., Livingston, MI, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 7 Nov 1872 - Fenton, Genessee, MI, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 24 Sep 1935 - Shinglehouse, Potter, PA, USA Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - 27 Sep 1935 - Maple Lawn Cemetery, Bolivar, Allegany, NY, USA Link to Google Earth
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    1870 census - Cornell/Merrill
    1870 census - Cornell/Merrill
    1860 census - Cornell/Merrill
    1860 census - Cornell/Merrill

  • Sources 
    1. [S97] 1860 US Census.

    2. [S35] 1870 US census.