John Cornwall Genealogy

Record modified: 2007-04-22
This is my direct ancestor 9 generations back.

 / Sgt William Cornwell
 / Sgt John Cornwall|
|  \ Mary Hyanno
John Cornwall |
|  / Paul Peck
 \ Martha Peck |
 \ Martha Hale

Born: 1671-08-13 Middlesex Co, Connecticut USA
Died: 1748-00-00 Middlesex Co, Connecticut USA
Marriages:
1. 1699-03-23 Mary Hilton

Children of John Cornwall and Mary Hilton:
Mary Cornwell b. 1700-08-25
Miriam Cornwell b. 1702-09-27
John Cornwell b. 1705-04-07 d. 1746-04-23
*Eunice Cornwell b. 1709-11-30
Desire Cornwell b. 1711-03-16
Hannah Cornwell b. 1715-11-15 d. 1739-12-21


Notes:

died before 1742-03-09
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married in Middletown, Middlesex Co CT
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from "Genealogies of Connecticut Families from the New England Historical and Genealogical Register":

He first married 1695-09-16 Elizabeth Hinsdale, who died 1699-05-23. By her he had a daughter
Elizabeth.

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children from RootsWeb
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from this page

CORNWALL, John, Middletown. Invt. 106-19-00. Taken 9 March, 1742, by William
ROCKWELL, Nathaniel GILBERT, and Jonathan ALLYN.

Will dated 26 February, 1738-9: I, John CORNWALL, Sen., of Middletown, in the
County of Hartford, do make this my last will and testament: Iv give unto Mary, my wife, my
wool combs and all my sheep's wool that shall be mine at my decease, and 1-3 part of my
household goods, and one cow, all of which I give her. Also, I give her 1-2 of the boggy
meadow that belongs to me and my son John, and of my sheep, during the thime she shall remain
my widow. I give unto my son John CORNWALL my gunn, with what I have alread given him by
deed of gift. I give unto my two grandsons, John and Abijah, the two sons of my son John
CORNWALL, all my part of the boggy meadow land above mentioned, to be to them in equal parts
at their grandmother's decease or marriage. I give unto my daughter Eunice my brass kettle. I
give untomy daughter Hannah one cow, to be paid to her out of my estate by my executor
hereafter named, except I shall do it before my decease. I also give to my son John all my part
of our team and team tackling, provided he shall supply his mother with convenient firewood
during her widowhood. And my will ist hat I shall have growing at my decease, of the fruits of
the earth, with what shall be provided for my family or creatures, as corne, meat, syder, swine,
and other family necessaries, and hay and other provisions for creatures, shall be for the use of
my wife and son John and their families. And my will ist hat what then remains of my personal
estate shall be equally divided to and among all my children. And whereas, in my deed of gift to
my son John, dated 26 February, 1723-4, I did oblige my sd. son to pay to my three younger
daughters to each the sum of 10 money as they come to lawfull age if not done by me before
my decease, I do hereby declare that I have fully done the same. I appoint my only son John
CORNWALL, Jr., executor.

John CORNWALL, L.S.

Witness: Joseph ROCKWELL,
Ebenezer ROCKWELL,
William ROCKWELL.

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