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Descendants of John Canute Cornett

Third Generation


8. William Cornett 1 (James Canute , John Canute ) was born 2 on 10 Mar 1777 in Elk Creek, Grayson Co., VA. He died 3 on 1 Jul 1862 in Montgomery Co., VA.

William married Jennie Sutherland 1. Jennie was born in 1778. She died in 1869.

They had the following children:

  43 M i Eli Cornett.
  44 M ii Levi Cornett.
  45 F iii Francis Cornett.
  46 F iv Charlotte Cornett.
  47 F v Lucy H. Cornett.
  48 F vi Margaret Cornett.

12. Milly Cornett (James Canute , John Canute ) was born in 1788. She died before Aug 1824.

She had the following children:

  49 F i Polly Cornett.
  50 F ii Rhoda Cornett.

16. Catherine "Katie" Cornett 1, 2, 3 (John Samuel , John Canute ) was born before 1795 in KY. Catherine was counted in a census in 1860 in Harlan Co., KY HH # 696, age 50.

Catherine married 1 Unknown Stamper.

They had the following children:

+ 51 F i Malinda Cornett was born on 2 Jul 1826. She died on 17 Feb 1907.

17. Jesse H. Cornett 1, 2, 3 (John Samuel , John Canute ) was born about 1795 in VA. He died in 1850 in Letcher Co., KY. Jesse was counted in a census in 1850 in Letcher Co., KY Dist. 1, pg. 155b, family #173, age 55.

Jesse married 4 Nancy Branham Smith 1, 2, 3 on 12 May 1814 in Clay Co., KY. Nancy was born about 1795. She died in Letcher Co., KY. Nancy was counted in a census in 1850 in Letcher Co., KY Dist. 1, pg. 155b, family #173, age 55.

They had the following children:

+ 52 F i Eliza Cornett was born about 1817. She died after 1889.
+ 53 M ii William B. Cornett was born about 1819. He died after 1880.
+ 54 F iii Mary Polly Cornett was born about 1823. She died in 1869.
+ 55 M iv David Cornett was born about 1826.
+ 56 F v Elizabeth Cornett was born about 1827.
+ 57 M vi Wesley Cornett was born in 1828/1830. He died on 28 Dec 1864.
  58 F vii Rachel (Twin?) Cornett was born about 1830 in KY. Rachel was counted in a census in 1850 in Letcher Co., KY, pg. 151b, family #121, age 20.
        Rachel married Jesse Amburgey on 13 Nov 1845 in Letcher Co., KY. Jesse was born about 1822 in VA. Jesse was counted in a census in 1850 in Letcher Co., KY, pg 151b, family #121, age 28.
  59 F viii Rhoda (Twin?) Cornett was born about 1830 in KY.
  60 F ix Nancy Cornett was born about 1832 in KY. Nancy was counted in a census in 1850 in Letcher Co., KY, pg. 151a, family #113, age 30. She was counted in a census in 1860 in Letcher Co., KY, pg. 748, family #515, age 39.
        Nancy married John A. Pigman on 10 Mar 1843 in Letcher Co., KY. John was born about 1824. John was counted in a census in 1850 in 1850 census of Letcher Co., KY, P1, family #113, age 26. He was counted in a census in 1860 in Letcher Co., KY, pg. 748, family #515, age 36.
  61 F x Marinda Cornett was born about 1833 in KY. Marinda was counted in a census in 1850 in Letcher Co., KY, Dist. 1, page 155b, family #173, age 17.
  62 M xi Frances Frankie Cornett was born about 1835 in KY. Frances was counted in a census in 1850 in Letcher Co., KY, Dist. 1, page 155b, family #173, age 15.

18. Susannah Cornett (John Samuel , John Canute ) was born in Letcher Co., KY. She died on 8 Dec 1840.

Susannah married Hardin Halcomb 1, 2, 3. Hardin was born in 1798 in Letcher Co., KY. He died on 25 May 1869. Hardin was counted in a census in 1860 in Federal Census, Letcher Co., KRM, Pg. 730, HH# 406, age 62.

They had the following children:

  63 M i P. Halcomb 1 was born in 1833 in Letcher Co., KY.
+ 64 M ii Ira Halcomb was born on 24 Jan 1834. He died on 21 Dec 1911.
  65 M iii Jesse Halcomb 1 was born in 1835 in Letcher Co., KY.
+ 66 F iv Judy Halcomb was born on 8 Nov 1836. She died on 26 Jan 1905.
  67 F v Susan Halcomb 1 was born in 1838 in Letcher Co., KY.

19. Hiram Cornett (John Samuel , John Canute ) was born in 1798 in Holson River, Washington, VA. He died in Clay Co., KY. Hiram was counted in a census in 1860 in Federal Census, Letcher Co., KRM, Pg. 731, HH# 413, age 62.

Hiram married (1) Charity Ann Rice 1 about 1821 in KY. Charity was born in 1804 in TN. She died before 1852 in Clay Co., KY.

They had the following children:

  68 F i Malinda Cornett.
  69 M ii Hiram Cornett.
  70 M iii James Cornett.
+ 71 F iv Nancy Cornett was born about 1840.
+ 72 M v Samuel Cornett was born about 1842. He died in 1885.
  73 M vi Clark Cornett 1 was born about 1845 in KY. He died before 1921 in Letterbox, Jackson, KY. He was buried in Gabbard Cemetery, Letterbox, Jackson, KY. Clark was counted in a census in 1860 in Federal Census, Letcher Co., KRM, Pg. 731, HH# 413, age 15.
        Clark married Rebecka Hornsby 1 in 1885 in Breathitt Co., KY. Rebecka was born on 11 Feb 1854 in Clay Co., KY. She died on 27 Nov 1921 in Letterbox, Jackson, KY. She was buried in Gabbard Cemetery, Letterbox, Jackson, KY.
  74 M vii William Cornett was born about 1849. William was counted in a census in 1860 in Federal Census, Letcher Co., KRM, Pg. 731, HH# 413, age 11.

Hiram married (2) Amelia "Eley" Reese 1 on 2 Sep 1852 in Clay Co., KY. Amelia was counted in a census in 1860 in Federal Census, Letcher Co., KRM, Pg. 731, HH# 413, age 44.

They had the following children:

  75 F viii Seley A. Cornett was born about 1854. Seley was counted in a census in 1860 in Federal Census, Letcher Co., KRM, Pg. 731, HH# 413, age 6.
  76 F ix Sarah A. Cornett was born about 1855. Sarah was counted in a census in 1860 in Federal Census, Letcher Co., KRM, Pg. 731, HH# 413, age 5.
  77 F x Margaret Cornett was born about 1858. Margaret was counted in a census in 1860 in Federal Census, Letcher Co., KRM, Pg. 731, HH# 413, age 2.

21. John Samuel Cornett , Jr. 1 (John Samuel , John Canute ) was born in 1803 in Linefork, Perry Co., KY. He died on 7 Jun 1880 in Letcher Co., KY. John was counted in a census on 7 Jun 1880 in Cumberland, Letcher Co., KY Dist.63 #122/126, age 77.

John married Lucy Elizabeth McDaniel 1 on 12 Oct 1831 in Knott Co., KY. Lucy was born about 1813 in Harlan Co., KY. She died after 7 Jun 1880. Lucy was counted in a census on 7 Jun 1880 in Cumberland, Letcher Co., KY Dist.63 #122/126, age 67.

They had the following children:

  78 M i Hiram Cornett.
        Hiram married Genny McKnight.
  79 F ii Mary Cornett.
        Mary married Hen Day.
+ 80 F iii Margaret "Peggy" Cornett was born in Jan 1835. She died after 1900.
+ 81 M iv William Cornett was born about 1837.
+ 82 M v Samuel Cornett was born on 18 Apr 1839.
+ 83 M vi Joseph Cornett was born in Aug 1842.
+ 84 M vii Silas Cornett was born about 1844.
+ 85 M viii Dock Cornett was born on 23 Oct 1847. He died on 16 Feb 1920.
  86 F ix Martha Cornett was born about 1852 in KY. Martha was counted in a census on 7 Jun 1870 in Millers Creek, Estill Co., KY #43/45, age 20. She was counted in a census on 7 Jun 1880 in Cumberland, Letcher Co., KY Dist.63 #122/126, age 28.
        Martha married Richard "Dick" Whisman on 24 Nov 1869 in Letcher Co., KY. Richard was born in Oct 1849 in Carter Co., KY. He died on 7 Jul 1916 in Elliott Co., KY. Richard was counted in a census on 9 Aug 1850 in Carter Co., KY Dist.1, #108, age 10/12. He was counted in a census on 7 Jun 1870 in Millers Creek, Estill Co., K#4, age 21 (Workman on the RR).
+ 87 M x Jonah Cornett was born about 1857. He died on 7 Dec 1939.

22. Sarah Cornett (John Samuel , John Canute ) was born in 1804 in Letcher Co., KY. She died 1 on 22 Dec 1895 in Letcher Co., KY. Sarah was counted in a census in 1860 in Federal Census, Letcher Co., KRM, Pg. 730, HH# 408, age 50.

Sarah married Henderson Halcomb 1, 2 on 11 May 1826. Henderson was born 3 on 10 Jan 1798 in Caswell Co., NC. He died in 1898 in Letcher Co., KY. Henderson was counted in a census in 1860 in Federal Census, Letcher Co., KRM, Pg. 730, HH# 408, age 61.

They had the following children:

+ 88 F i Priscilla (Siller) Halcomb was born on 15 Jan 1827. She died on 8 Feb 1907.
+ 89 M ii Joseph Halcomb was born on 1 Feb 1832. He died in 1920.
+ 90 M iii Henderson (Henry) Halcomb was born on 7 Mar 1835.
+ 91 F iv Martha "Patty" Halcomb was born on 25 Jan 1837.
+ 92 M v Oliver Goldsmith Halcomb was born on 15 Jan 1838. He died on 27 Jun 1927.
+ 93 M vi Hiram Wesley Halcomb was born on 12 Dec 1850. He died on 9 Nov 1930.
+ 94 M vii Jordan Halcomb was born on 11 Sep 1852. He died on 11 Sep 1936.

24. William Cornett 1, 2 (John Samuel , John Canute ) was born on 5 Oct 1809 in Gilley, KY. He died on 23 Aug 1871 in Totz, Harlan Co., KY. He was buried 3 in Cornett Cemetery, Totz, Harlan Co., KY.

William married 2 Nancy Jane Lewis 1 on 7 Jan 1830 in Harlan Co., KY. Nancy was born on 5 Feb 1814 in Lewis Creek, Harlan Co., KY. She died on 29 Jan 1904 in Harlan Co., KY. She was buried in William Dixon Cemetery, Cumberland, KY.

They had the following children:

+ 95 M i Jonathan Lewis Cornett was born on 2 Apr 1831. He died on 28 Jul 1912.

25. James Cornett 1 (John Samuel , John Canute ) was born on 3 Jan 1813 in Linefork, Perry Co., KY. He died on 3 Mar 1894 in Linefork, Perry Co., KY. He was buried in Cornett Cem., Skyline, Letcher Co., KY 2 mi. up the creek from Coy Cornetts home. James was counted in a census on 14 Jun 1860 in Travellers Rest, Owsley Co., KY, #91, age 48. He was counted in a census on 5 Jul 1870 in Island Creek, Owsley Co., KY, #22, age 56.

James married Morning McKnight on 25 Feb 1833 in Scott Co., VA. Morning was born on 14 Sep 1814 in OH. She died in 1894. Morning was counted in a census on 14 Jun 1860 in Travellers Rest, Owsley Co., KY, #91, age 48. She was counted in a census on 5 Jul 1870 in Island Creek, Owsley Co., KY, #22, age 55.

They had the following children:

+ 96 M i James Cornett was born on 2 Feb 1841. He died on 26 Dec 1918.
  97 M ii Irvine Cornett was born about 1845 in KY.
+ 98 M iii John Braxton Cornett was born in Apr 1847. He died on 21 Sep 1934.
  99 F iv Elizabeth Cornett was born on 15 Dec 1850 in KY. Elizabeth was counted in a census on 14 Jun 1860 in Travellers Rest, Owsley Co., KY, #91, age 10.
  100 F v Ritter Cornett was born about 1852 in KY. Ritter was counted in a census on 14 Jun 1860 in Travellers Rest, Owsley Co., KY, #91, age 8. She was counted in a census on 5 Jul 1870 in Island Creek, Owsley Co., KY, #22, age 18.
  101 M vi William Franklin Cornett was born in Oct 1854 in KY. William was counted in a census on 14 Jun 1860 in Travellers Rest, Owsley Co., KY, #91, age 6 (Franklin W.). He was counted in a census on 5 Jul 1870 in Island Creek, Owsley Co., KY, #22, age 16 (William F.).
+ 102 M vii Jackson Cornett was born in Jun 1857.
+ 103 M viii Joseph Cornett was born in Oct 1859.
  104 M ix Samuel "Sam" Cornett was born on 28 Apr 1881 in Letcher Co., KY. He died on 18 Jul 1962 in Letcher Co., KY. He was buried in Cornett Branch Cemetery, Linefork, Letcher Co., KY. Samuel was counted in a census on 14 Jun 1860 in Travellers Rest, Owsley Co., KY, #91, age 18.
        Samuel married Sarah Jane Halcomb daughter of Oliver Goldsmith (Bug) Halcomb , Jr. and Cassie Shepherd on 19 Apr 1907 in Letcher Co., KY. Sarah was born on 10 Feb 1890 in Linefork, Letcher Co., KY. She died on 17 Dec 1975 in Blair, Harlan Co., KY.

28. Clark Cornett 1 (John Samuel , John Canute ) was born on 8 Jul 1818 in KY. He died on 19 Nov 1909 in Letcher Co., KY.

Clark married Malvina Smith in 1841. Malvina was born in 1822 in KY. She died in 1907 in Letcher Co., KY.

They had the following children:

  105 M i William Cornett was born on 19 Apr 1848 in Perry Co., KY. He died on 15 Jan 1940 in Letcher Co., KY.
        William married Sarah "Sally" Eversole daughter of Roland Eversole and Lucinda Campbell on 24 Dec 1868 in Harlan Co., KY. Sarah was born on 20 Nov 1847 in Harlan Co., KY. She died on 9 Jul 1942 in Letcher Co., KY. Sarah was counted in a census on 30 Jul 1850 in Harlan Co., KY, Dist.1, #109, age 3 (Sally). She was counted in a census on 17 Aug 1860 in Harlan Co., KY, #793, age 13.
+ 106 M ii Granville P. Cornett was born on 21 Jan 1854. He died on 8 Jan 1942.

29. Robin Cornett 1 (Nathaniel , John Canute ) was born on 11 Jan 1780.

Robin married Charlotte Callahan 1 about 1799 in Ky or VA.

They had the following children:

+ 107 F i Margarette "Peggy" Cornett was born on 22 Nov 1804. She died on 24 Oct 1884.

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