William Cornett 1761 - 1836
William Cornett born 1761 in Henrico County, Va., died in Perry County,
Ky. 26 Nov. 1836. He was the son of John Cornett. While a resident of Buckingham County, Va.,
in 1779 he enlisted in the Revolutionary War and served six month (sic) in Capt.
Anthony Winston's Company, Col. Scripps Va. Regiment. In 1780 he re enlisted as
a private, and served six months in Capt. Saunders Co. Col. Patterson's Va.
Regiment. “He was allowed a pension on his application executed Aug. 12, 1833.
(W6723) He first married Rhoda Gilliam and to them were born four children:
1. John Cornett married Rachel Smith and settled on Carrs Fork, and the following
children were born to them:
Robert S. Cornett married Adaline
Brashear. To Robert S. Cornett and his wife Adaline Brashear, were born the
Manton Cornett married Julia Godsey
Thiophilis Cornett (aka Theophilis)
died in infancy.
Newton married Nancyan Davidson
Jasper Cornett married
Elisabeth Cornett married Lee Kelly
Rachel Cornett married Samp Combs
married Spencer Combs
Nancy Cornett married Alexander Young
William Riley Cornett married
J. Dixon Cornett married Surrilda Ritchie
Mary Cornett married Simon
Stacey (aka Stacy)
Robert S. Cornett married Cornelia Amburgy.
John Cornett married Nancy Combs.
Russell Cornett married Milley Combs. To Rusel Cornett and his wife Milly Combs were born:
Jason Cornett married Malissa Combs
William Cornett married Milly Allen.
Rebecca Cornett married Thee Combs.
Martha Ellen Cornett married
Rhoda Cornett married Madison Pigman
Mary Cornett married John Stacy.
Elisabeth Cornett married Bill Ashley.
Frankie Cornett (female) married Bill Owens.
Nancy Cornett married Wilburn Amburgey.
Harden Cornett died at about age 18.
2. Arch Cornett born
Jan. 12, 1789, died 1873. Married Judy McDaniel and settled at the mouth of
Clover Fork of Big Leatherwood Creek, Perry County, Ky. The following children were born to them:
William Cornett married 1st Nancy Miniard;
2nd wife, Becky Morgan; 3rd wife, Lindy Garrison. To William Cornett and 1st
Nancy Miniard were born;
Judy Cornett married James Singleton and to them were born William C.
Singleton and Polly Jane Singleton. William C. married Vesta Hall and lived near
Viper, Ky. Polly Jane married Budie Day.
Arch (Bud) Cornett
William S Cornett
To William Cornett and his second
wife, Becky Morgan, were born three children:
Nancy Jane Cornett
To William Cornett and his third
wife were born two children:
Granville G. Cornett
John Cornett married Bettie Holebrooks and settled on Masons Creek. To them
Ran Cornett married Sally Brashear
Ben Cornett married Lucy Pratt
Theopolis Cornett married Nan
Nancy Cornett married Theopolis G.
Campbell (aka Theopholis)
Mary Cornett married Nute Fields
Catherine Cornett never married.
3. Lucy Cornett married Woleary
Eversole, son of Jacob Eversole. Jacob Eversole migrated to Ky. from N.C. He
had six sons and Woleary was one of them. To Woleary Eversole and his wife Lucy
Cornett were born three sons and one daughter.
Joe Eversole 1818 married Sarah Bolin and lived at Chavies, Ky., near the mouth of
Grapevine Creek. To them were born four sons:
Capt. William Eversole, b 1814. Military: 14 Ky. Cav. Civil War.
Eversole, Lieut. in same regiment. He had five sons and one daughter: William, Ance, Bige, Charlet, Rosol
and Mollie. William Eversole married Mary Johnson; Ance married Sarah Daniels Aloway
Abijah married Littie Hall; Rosol married Minnie Robinson.
Eversole who was a Sgt. and Maj. John
Eversole. Bill Eversole lived in Owsley County, Ky., was married twice and
had large families.
John Eversole 18--,
Elisabeth Eversole 1820.
4. Elisabeth Cornett.
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