History of Bucks County, Pa Volume 3 by William H. Davis
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IRA H. CORNELL.  The grandfather of Ira H. CORNELL was James C. CORNELL, and he was born and reared in Bucks county, Pennsylvania where he became one of the best farmers in this famous farming section.   He married Judith EVERETT, by whom children were born as follows:  Julia; Joseph; Elizabeth; Sarah; Hiram; John; Theodore; Louisa.

            Hiram CORNELL, son of James (1) was born in Holland, Northampton township, Bucks county, Pennsylvania, in October, 1834. He followed farming during his entire life.  He married Henrietta S. FETTER, daughter of Geo. C. FETTER.  By this union one child was born, Ira H.

            Ira H. CORNELL, son of Hiram and Henrietta (FETTER) CORNELL, was born January 18, 1861.  He obtained his education at Newton Academy and the State Normal School at Millersville.  In early life he began farming, and has made that his life vocation, but has also become a popular auctioneer, and has “cried” nearly one hundred sales per year.  Politically he is a Republican.  He has held the office of school director for six years, and is now treasurer of the district.  In 1887 he married Miss Anna, daughter of Mahlon BALDERSTON, by whom two children were born: Edna B., February 16, 1890: and Raymond C., September 1, 1893.




Text taken from page 684 to 685 of: 


Davis, William W. H., A.M., History of Bucks County, Pennsylvania [New York-Chicago: The Lewis Publishing Company, 1905] Volume III

Transcribed November 2006 by Joan Lollis as part of the Bucks Co., Pa., Early Family Project, www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/bucksindex.html

Published November 2006 on the Bucks County, Pa., USGenWeb pages at www.rootsweb.com/~pabucks/




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