Biography of Chauncey Cornwell of Alexander, NY

Chauncey Cornwell came from Middletown, Conn., in 1831, and died in 1870, aged 77 years. He served in the War of 1812. He married Mary A., daughter of Thomas and Dolly Church, of Middletown, and their children were Charles, Fidelia, Mary, Jane, John, Shailor, Angeline, Carlos, George, Leonard, and Henry. The latter, also of Connecticut, came here with his father. He married Elizabeth, daughter of David and Mehitable (Frazier) Stark, of Bergen. The children of Henry Cornwell were Chauncey, Carrie, and George (deceased). Mr. Cornwell lives on the farm owned by him the past 12 years; and his mother survives her husband at the age of 88 years.

Gazetteer and Biographical Record
of Genesee County, New York
Edited by: F. W. Beers
J.W. Vose & Co., Publishers, Syracuse, N. Y. 1890



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