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William Cornwall

Male Bef 1609 - 1678  (> 68 years)


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  • Name William Cornwall  [1
    Born Bef 25 May 1609  Terling, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Gender Male 
    Baptised 25 May 1609  Terling, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Died 21 Feb 1678  Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3
    Person ID I20298  Ancestry of PNH, TNH, and others | Ancestor of AP, Ancestor of JTS
    Last Modified 14 Nov 2020 

    Father William Cornwell,   b. Bef 4 Oct 1562, Fairsted, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Margaret Hayward 
    Married 26 Sep 1592  Terling, Essex, England Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Family ID F12557  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary,   d. Bef 2 Feb 1675 
    Married Bef 1640  [2
    Children 
    +1. Samuel Cornwall,   b. Sep 1642,   d. 6 Dec 1728, Middletown, Middlesex, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 86 years)
    +2. Esther Cornwall,   b. May 1650,   d. 2 May 1733  (Age ~ 82 years)
    Last Modified 1 May 2020 
    Family ID F12555  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Emigrated in 1633. First at Roxbury, then Hartford, where he served in the Pequot War. His name is on the Founders Monument in downtown Hartford. Removed to Middletown by 1651, from where he was deputy to the General Court in 1654, 1664, and 1665.

  • Sources 
    1. [S1558] The Descendants of William and Elizabeth Tuttle by George Frederick Tuttle. Rutland, Vermont: Tuttle & Company, 1883.

    2. [S101] The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England, 1620-1633, Volumes 1-3 and The Great Migration: Immigrants to New England,1634-1635, Volumes 1-7, by Robert Charles Anderson. Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1996-2011.

    3. [S1622] Prentiss Glazier, "The English Origin of the Cornwell/Cornell Family." The American Genealogist 51:115, 1975.