Waterloo Region Generations
A record of the people of Waterloo Region, Ontario.

Sylvanus Cornell

Male Abt 1750 - Bef 1832  (~ 81 years)


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  • Name Sylvanus Cornell 
    Born Abt 1750 
    Gender Male 
    Residence 1790  Hillsdale, Columbia, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Land 25 Apr 1808  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 08, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Purchase 
    Land 25 Apr 1808  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 09, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Purchase 
    Land 25 Apr 1808  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 10, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Purchase 
    Land 25 Apr 1808  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 10, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sold to John Cressman 238 acres 
    Land 5 Jul 1822  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 08, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Sold to Samuel Cornell - 150 acres 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-75662 
    Died Bef 1832  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I75662  Generations
    Last Modified 7 Jan 2020 

    Children 
     1. Rev. John A. Cornell,   b. 1781, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Dec 1859  (Age 78 years)
     2. Samuel Cornell,   b. 8 Jan 1784, , New York State, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1 Nov 1872, St. George, South Dumfries Twp., Brant Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 88 years)
     3. Enoch Cornell,   b. 1788, Hillsdale, Columbia, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Oct 1848, Beverly Twp., Wentworth Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 60 years)
     4. Esther Cornell,   b. Abt 1790,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Aaron Cornell,   b. 5 Apr 1795, Hillsdale, Columbia, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 14 Dec 1886, Lambeth, Middlesex Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years)
     6. William Cornell,   b. CALC 11 Apr 1799, Hillsdale, Columbia, New York, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Jan 1883, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 83 years)
    Last Modified 8 Jan 2020 
    Family ID F23729  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Sylvanus Cornell was possibly born in Tower Hill, Ninepartners, Dutchess Co., New York. He and his family moved to Hillsdale, New York abt 1787. Moved to Ontario, Canada in 1802 where he bought land in Waterloo Township. He was possibly married 3 times. His wife in 1808 was Joanna

  • Sources 
    1. [S2362] The Cornell Family of Ontario, Michigan & Ohio - Third Edition, pg 11.

    2. [S2363] Census - U. S. - 1790.
      Silvanus Cornell
      Home in 1790 (City, County, State): , Hillsdale, Columbia, New York
      Free White Persons - Males - Under 16: , 5
      Free White Persons - Males - 16 and over:, 1
      Free White Persons - Females:, 4
      Number of Household Members:, 10

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsResidence - 1790 - Hillsdale, Columbia, New York, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Purchase - 25 Apr 1808 - Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 08, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Purchase - 25 Apr 1808 - Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 09, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Purchase - 25 Apr 1808 - Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 10, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Sold to John Cressman 238 acres - 25 Apr 1808 - Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 10, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsLand - Sold to Samuel Cornell - 150 acres - 5 Jul 1822 - Waterloo Township - Beasley's Broken Front Lot 08, Waterloo County, Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - Bef 1832 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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