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Descendants of John Canute Cornett

Second Generation


2. James Canute Cornett 1, 2 (John Canute ) was born in 1755 in Elk Creek, Grayson Co., VA. He died on 18 Apr 1824 in Grayson Co., VA. He was buried in Archelous Cornett Family Cemetery, Comers Rock, Grayson Co., VA.

James married Mary Hicks 1. Mary was born in 1760 in Climes Branch, Grayson Co., VA. She died in 1831.

They had the following children:

+ 8 M i William Cornett was born on 10 Mar 1777. He died on 1 Jul 1862.
  9 M ii Reuban Cornett was born in 1778.
  10 M iii Archelus "Archie" Cornett 1, 2 was born in 1779 in Elks Creek, Grayson Co., VA. He died in Jun 1847 in Elk Creek, Grayson Co., VA. He was buried in Archelous Cornett Family Cemetery, Comers Rock, Grayson Co., VA.
        Archelus married Mary Bourne 1, 2 in 1820 in Grayson Co., VA. Mary was born on 23 Apr 1799 in Knob Ford, Grayson Co., VA. She died on 2 Sep 1835 in Elk Creek, Grayson Co., VA. She was buried in Archelous Cornett Family Cemetery, Comers Rock, Grayson Co., VA.
  11 M iv John Ivan Cornett was born in 1783.
        John married Mourning Bedwell on 23 Jun 1814.
+ 12 F v Milly Cornett was born in 1788. She died before Aug 1824.
  13 M vi Jesse Cornett was born in 1797. He died on 10 Sep 1860.

3. John Samuel Cornett 1 (John Canute ) was born on 7 May 1759 in Henrico or Buckingham Co., VA. He died 2 on 12 Mar 1849 in Creech/Dione, Harlan Co., KY. He was buried in Cornett Cemetery, Dione, Harlan Co., KY.

John married 3 (1) Mary Brennan Benham 1, 2 on 18 May 1791 in Washington Co., VA. Mary was born 4 about 1763. She died in 1795 in Gate City, Washington Co., VA.

They had the following children:

  14 F i Polly Cornett.
  15 F ii Susanna Cornett.
+ 16 F iii Catherine "Katie" Cornett was born before 1795.
+ 17 M iv Jesse H. Cornett was born about 1795. He died in 1850.

John married (2) Mary "Polly" Davidson 1 in 1796 in Washington Co., VA. Mary was born about 1774 in Washington Co., VA. She was buried 2 in Cornett Cem., @ the mouth of Cornett Branch on Line Fork, Letcher Co., KY.

They had the following children:

+ 18 F v Susannah Cornett died on 8 Dec 1840.
+ 19 M vi Hiram Cornett was born in 1798.
  20 F vii Mary Cornett 1 was born in 1801. She died in 1829.
+ 21 M viii John Samuel Cornett , Jr. was born in 1803. He died on 7 Jun 1880.
+ 22 F ix Sarah Cornett was born in 1804. She died on 22 Dec 1895.
  23 M x Joseph Cornett was born in 1805.
        Joseph married Matilda Moore 1.
+ 24 M xi William Cornett was born on 5 Oct 1809. He died on 23 Aug 1871.
+ 25 M xii James Cornett was born on 3 Jan 1813. He died on 3 Mar 1894.
  26 F xiii Malinda Cornett was born about 1814 in KY.
        Malinda married Joshua McDaniel on 4 Aug 1839 in Harlan Co., KY.
  27 F xiv Rachel Cornett 1 was born about 1817.
        Rachel married Elias Jent.
+ 28 M xv Clark Cornett was born on 8 Jul 1818. He died on 19 Nov 1909.

4. Nathaniel Cornett 1 (John Canute ) was born 2 in 1760 in Henrico Co., VA. He died on 4 Jan 1838 in Hazard, Perry Co., KY.

Nathaniel married (1) Elizabeth Boggs.

Nathaniel married 2 (2) Mildred "Millie" Hensley 1 in 1799 in Henrico Co., VA.

They had the following children:

+ 29 M i Robin Cornett was born on 11 Jan 1780.

5. William Jesse Cornett (John Canute ) was born 1, 2 in 1761 in Henrico Co., VA. He died on 26 Nov 1836 in Cornettsville, Perry Co., KY. He was buried 3 in Cornett Cemetery, Perry Co., KY. William was employed as in Farmer.

William married 2 (1) Rhoda Gilliam 1 on 7 May 1787 in Washington Co., VA. Rhoda was born 3 in 1772 in Augusta Co., VA. She died 4 before Apr 1796 in Washington Co., VA (Later Sullivan Co. TN).

They had the following children:

+ 30 M i Archibald "Arch" Cornett was born on 12 Jan 1789. He died on 24 Feb 1873.
+ 31 M ii John Cornett was born about 1794. He died on 8 Jan 1854.
+ 32 F iii Lucy Cornett was born about 1794. She died in 1861.
+ 33 F iv Elizabeth Cornett was born on 1 Sep 1794. She died in Feb 1856.

William married (2) Mary Ann Everidge in Apr 1796 in Washington Co., VA. Mary was born 1 in May 1770 in Wake Co., NC. She died 2 on 28 Jan 1852 in Knott Co., KY.

They had the following children:

+ 34 M v Robert Bustard Cornett was born on 17 Jan 1798.
  35 F vi Margaret Cornett 1 was born in 1799. She died in 1799.
+ 36 F vii Nancy Cornett was born on 24 Dec 1803. She died on 15 May 1885.
+ 37 M viii Roger Cornett was born on 6 Jan 1805. He died on 12 Sep 1885.
+ 38 F ix Rachel Cornett was born on 10 Feb 1807. She died on 15 Apr 1887.
+ 39 M x Samuel Cornett was born on 4 Mar 1809. He died on 24 Nov 1860.
+ 40 M xi Nathaniel Woolery Cornett was born on 2 Apr 1811. He died on 12 Jan 1889.
+ 41 M xii Joseph Enoch "Judge" Cornett was born on 28 Apr 1814. He died on 30 May 1891.

6. Roger Cornett 1 (John Canute ) was born on 12 Aug 1768 in Henrico Co., VA. He died 2 on 19 Apr 1847 in Benge, Clay Co., VA.

Roger married Zelphia Callahan on 28 Apr 1796. Zelphia was born about 1776 in Washington Co., VA. She died on 20 Jun 1847 in Benge, Clay Co., VA.

They had the following children:

+ 42 M i Isaac Cornett was born in 1801.

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