Emerson Cornelius Conner

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Personal and Family Information

Emerson was born on 29 MAR 1900 in Augusta, Woodruff County, Arkansas, the son of Emerson Hall Conner and Laura Nancy Cornelius.

He died on 14 FEB 1978 in Laguna Hills, Orange County, California.

His wife was Delrena Clair Keith, who he married on 29 DEC 1933 in Pulaski County, Arkansas. Their three known children were James Bolivar (1936-?), Delrena Mary (1938-?) and Mary Peirce Keith (1941-?).

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


 

Emerson Cornelius Conner
(1900-1978)

 

Emerson Hall Conner
(1859-1904)

 

Bolivar B Conner
(1829-1892)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Eliza L. Hall
(1834-1894)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Laura Nancy Cornelius
(1864-1952)

 

William Cornelius
(1827-1876)

   
 
 
     
 
 
   

Arabella White
(1836-1868)

   
 
 
     
 
 

Events

EventDateDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
Birth29 MAR 1900
Place: Augusta, Woodruff County, Arkansas
Death14 FEB 1978
Place: Laguna Hills, Orange County, California
Census1 JUN 1900
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Age: 0
Address: Augusta dwelling 3, family 3 Conner, Emerson H, head, wm, Sept 1859, age 40 married 14 yrs, born Ark, f&m Tenn, merchant __ Laura C, wife wf, Oct 1864 age 35, married 14 yrs, mother of 6, 6 living born Ark, f Ala, m Tenn __ William B, son wm Aug 1888, age 11, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Arapat, daughter, wf Aug 1890, age 9, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Ruth, daughter wf July 1892 age 7, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Christine, daughter wf, Dec 1895, age 4, single, born Ark, f&m Ark __ Emerson C son wm, May 1900, age 2/12 single, single, born Ark, f&m Ark Nash, John servant, B M, Oct 1860 age 39, widower born Mississippi, f&m Mississippi
Census16 JAN 1920
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: Augusta, Third Street, dwelling 216, family 228 Conner, Mrs Laura head owns home free of mortgage, fw age 50 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner, Ruth daughter fw age 29 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner Cristine daughter fw 24 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner Laura daughter fw 22 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner, Cornelius son mw 19 born Ark, f&m Ark Conner, Haroldm son mw 17 born Ark, f&m Ark
Census15 APR 1930
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Age: 30
Address: Augusta, Third Street, dwelling 415, family 426 Conner, Laura, head owns home , value $10,000 with radio, fw age 65, widow, born Ark, f Alabama, m Tenn __ Cornelius, son mw 30 single, born Ark f Tenn, m Alabama
Census9 APR 1940
Place: Pulaski County, Arkansas
Address: Little Rock, 2010 State Street, household 313, owned, valued $5500 Conner, Cornelius, head mw age 35 married, 4 yrs college, born Ark, same house 1935, assissant cashier, banker __ Delrena K , wife, fw age 33 married, 2 yrs college, born Ark same house 1935 __ Jim, son mw age 4 single born Ark __ Delrena, daughter fw age 2 born Ark
BurialFEB 1978
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: Augusta Memorial Park findagrave# 36475346
Residence1958
Place: Pulaski County, Arkansas
Address: Little Rock, h16 Shannon Crive Conner, E. Cornelius. (Delrena; Conner Baldwin & Farris)
Residence1905
Place: Augusta, Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: home designed by architect Charles Louis Thompson (1868-1959)
Conner, E.H. and Laura - house
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See Note 2
Will20 NOV 1903
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Address: Augusta. EH Conner will names wife Laura, brother John L, and all 7 children from Woodruff County Record of Wills, Book1, pages 267-272 Transcriped Nov 2017, A. Bowie attached
Will, Conner, E.H.
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Attributes

AttributeDateDescriptionDetailsSourceMultimediaNotes
EducationPrinceton Class of 1921, Princeton New Jersey
Address: Emerson Cornelius Conner, Augusta, Ark.

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Notes

Note 1

New York, Passenger Lists, Emerson Conner dept Cherbourg , France.. Arrived 31 Oct 1929 New York

Application for Seaman Certificate of American Citizenship, New York Jun 30, 1921

Texas Passenger List arrive 24 July 1944, Fort Worth, Tx

New Orleans Passenger List, depart Puerto Barrios, Guatemala, arrved 22 Aug 1935, united states

California Passenger List departure Shanghai, China, arrival Los Angeles California 28 april 1940

California Passenger List departure Yokohama, Japan, arrival Los Angeles California 14 April 1934

Note 2

Architect Charles Louis Thompson (1868-1959) of Little Rock, < refer to Encyclopedia of Arkansas History &Culture> designed three houses in Augusta.

E.H. and Laura Conner - 3rd and Plum Streets

John L and Conner - 4th and Main Streets, later used as Maguire Clinic

Willian Nathan and Mary Noel Gregory 2nd and Plum Streets

Sources

  1. Historical Southern Families, volume XXII a 29 volume series compiled by John Bennet Boddie
    Source: Historical Southern Families, volume XXII a 29 volume series compiled by John Bennet Boddie
    Authors: John Bennett Boddie and Mrs. John Bennett Boddie Emerson Cornelius Conner (1900-1978) of Augusta and Little Rock, Ark
    Publisher: GENEALOGICAL.COM INC
    Text: Emerson Cornelius Conner (1900-1978) of Augusta and Little Rock, Ark spent many years collecting documented information about the Conner family and encouraging others to do likewise. Much of what Historical Southern Families, vol XXII has published on Conner family is his work. He died before it was published. Issue of Bolivar and Eliza Conner (all born in Augusta, Arkansas), from Bible Records.