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* John Edward Cornwell b. abt 1735 England, d. abt 1808 Monroe Co VA(WV)
  m. Francis Wolfe 1760, b. 1740
     Neice of Gen. James Wolfe, who is credited with winning Canada for
     Great Britain as a result of his success in 1759 Battle of Quebec
  *  Mary Cornwell d. Sep 15-Oct 20 1851
     Will dated Sep 16 1851 Monroe Co VA(WV), proved Oct 20 1851 Monroe Co
  *  Sarah Cornwell b. abt 1762 VA, d. Feb 17 1817 Monroe Co VA(WV)
        one source says buried Swope Cem, Monroe Co, no marker
     m. William Burdett 1782 VA
        b. abt 1755 Culpepper/Fauquier Co VA
        d. May 21 1839 Wolf Creek, Monroe Co
     Descendants of Sarah Cornwell and William Burdett
  *  John Cornwell b. aft 1762 VA
     Land grant: Sep 22 1804, 88 acres on Cedar Run of Wolf Creek in Monroe
     Co VA(WV), adjacent to his own land
  *  Lisay Cornwell b. Nov 27 1764
  *  Dolly Cornwell b. aft 1764
     m. Joseph Miller Jan 8 1789 Greenbrier Co VA(WV)
     *  Brice Miller
  *  Elizabeth Cornwell b. aft 1764
     m. Fortunatis Legg Nov 27 1794, b. 1773
     2nd husband of Elizabeth Cornwell:
     m. Robert McDowell Oct 2 1821 Monroe Co VA(WV)
        [s/o of James McDowell]
  *  Elijah Cornwell b. aft 1764
  *  Nanekt Mary Cornwell b. aft 1764
  *  Francis Cornwell b. aft 1764
  *  Jane (or Jean) Cornwell b. aft 1764
     m. John Vass Jul 16 1821 Monroe Co VA(WV)
  *  Jesse Cornwell b. aft 1764
  *  William Cornwell b. aft 1764
     m. Jenny Patton Apr 17 1804 Monroe Co VA(WV)
  *  Samuel Cristain Cornwell b. aft 1764
  *  Eliza Cornwell b. aft 1764
     m. Addison C Nickell Jan 5 1839 Monroe Co VA(WV)


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