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

John Cornell

Male 1859 - 1949  (90 years)

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  • Name John Cornell 
    Born 6 Jul 1859  Bluevale, Turnberry Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2, 3
    Gender Male 
    Religion 1881  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    United Bretheren 
    Occupation 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Farmer 
    Religion 1891  North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Presbyterian 
    Occupation 1901  Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Farmer 
    Residence 1901  Waterloo Township - Beasley's Lower Block Conc. 1 Lot 10, Waterloo County, Ontario Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Eby ID Number Waterloo-93459 
    Died 26 Oct 1949  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I93459  Generations
    Last Modified 12 Jun 2019 

    Father Hubbard Cornell,   b. 1826, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother Sarah Leathorn,   b. 1831, , England Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Married 18 Aug 1851  Greenbush (Kitchener), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F6993  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Janet Common,   b. 1864, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Jan 1901, Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 13 Jun 1884  Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 5
    Children 
     1. Mary Cornell,   b. 1883, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. Mary Leethorn Cornell,   b. 18 Aug 1884, North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Feb 1960, Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
     3. Annie Cornell,   b. 16 May 1893, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. John Leslie Cornell,   b. 26 Dec 1897, , Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F24251  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Ann Butler,   b. 1879,   d. 1941  (Age 62 years) 
    Married 13 Mar 1911  Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Find all individuals with events at this location  [6
    Last Modified 14 Jun 2019 
    Family ID F56242  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 6 Jul 1859 - Bluevale, Turnberry Twp., Huron Co., Ontario Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - United Bretheren - 1881 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Jun 1884 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsReligion - Presbyterian - 1891 - North Dumfries Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - Farmer - 1901 - Waterloo Twp., Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 13 Mar 1911 - Hespeler (Cambridge), Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 26 Oct 1949 - Kitchener, Waterloo Region, Ontario, Canada Link to Google Earth
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  • Photos
    John Cornell
    John Cornell
    image from Ancestry.com 2014

  • Notes 
    • John Cornell

      PRESTON, Oct. 26. Ailing for the past several months and hospitalized for 31/2 weeks, John Cornell died early this morning, at Knollwood Park Hospital, Kitchener, at the age of 89 years. With the exception of a few years in Branchton, he had spent all his life in Preston and district. A farmer and market gardener by trade, Mr. Cornell was born in Blueville, Ont. and came to Preston as a small boy. He had been retired for the past, seven years. He was a member of St. Clement's R.C. Church. His wife, Sarah Butler, predeceased him seven years ago. Three children, Mrs. Herman Knack, RR #1, Preston; Mrs. Charles Carruthers, Dearborn, Mich. and John Cornell, Hewatt St., Preston survive. Also surviving are 13 grandchildren, 16 great-grandchildren and two brothers, Wesley Cornell of Sault Ste. Marie and Hubbard Cornell of Preston. Four brothers predeceased him, Albert Cornell. of Linwood; Erastus Cornell and Robert Cornell, Preston and Thomas Cornell of Sault Ste. Marie. Four sisters also predeceased him, Mrs. Kaismuir and Mrs. Miller, Wingham; Mrs. Steep, Guelph; and Mrs. William Stahlbaum, Preston. The body is resting at the Stager-Pass Funeral Home, where the funeral will be held Friday, with requiem high mass, at St. Clement's R.C. Church, at 9 a.m. Interment will be in the R.C. cemetery.

      Kitchener-Waterloo Record 26 Oct 1949 pg 7

  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1901, Waterloo (South/Sud) G-4 Page 14.

    2. [S178] Census - ON, Waterloo, Waterloo South - 1881, Waterloo S. Twp. 1881 Div 2 Page 29.

    3. [S2042] Census - ON, Waterloo, North Dumfries - 1891, Sect. 2 Page 5.

    4. [S6] Church Records - ON, Waterloo - Bindeman, F. W. - Card Index Kitchener Public Library.
      Hubbart Cornell, 24, yeoman of Waterloo. T. married 18 Aug 1851 Greenbush by license to Sara Letheran, 18, of Waterloo T. witnesses: Isaac Master of Waterloo & C. L. Bindemann

    5. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      John Cornell Born: Canada Age: 24 Born: abt 1860 Father: Hubbard Cornell Mother: Sarah Cornell Spouse: Janet Common Age: 20 Born: abt 1864 born: Canada Father: Andrew Common Mother: Martha Common married 13 Jun 1884 married: Waterloo, Berlin

    6. [S4] Vit - ON - Marriage Registration.
      Name: John C Carnell Age: 49 Birth Year: abt 1862 Marriage Date: 13 Mar 1911 Marriage Place: Hespeler, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father: Hubard Carnell Mother: Sarah Leithhoue Spouse: Sarah A Butler Name: Sarah A Butler Age: 30 Birth Year: abt 1881 Marriage Date: 13 Mar 1911 Marriage Place: Hespeler, Waterloo, Ontario, Canada Father: Samuel Butler Mother: Mary Quinlan Spouse: John C Carnell #014907