Biography of Chauncey Cornwell of Batavia, NY

Chauncey Cornwell, a native of Middletown, Conn., came to Alexander in 1820. He served in the War of 1812, and died in 1869, aged 81 years. He was married to Mary A. Church, of Connecticut, and their children were Henry, Cordelia, Mary, Jane, John, Shaler B., Corliss, George, Leonard, Charles B., and Angela. Charles B. Cornwell was born in Connecticut, March 31, 1820, came to Batavia in 1851, and married, first, Eveline Starges, and they had one daughter, Frances. In 1862 he married for his second wife Isabella, daughter of Robert and Elizabeth (Town) Burgess, of Scotch descent, and their children are Agnes E. and Mattie C. They now reside in Batavia.

FROM: 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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