William David Cornelius


Personal and Family Information

William was born on 8 DEC 1858 in Tennessee, the son of William Cornelius and Arabella White.

He died on 2 SEP 1917 in Muskogee, Oklahoma.

His wife was Minnie Lee Parks, who he married on 8 OCT 1892. The place has not been found. They had no known children.

Pedigree Chart (3 generations)


William David Cornelius


William Cornelius


Arabella White



Birth8 DEC 1858
Place: Tennessee
Death2 SEP 1917
Place: Muskogee, Oklahoma
Census29 AUG 1860
Place: Shelby County, Tennessee
Address: Memphis, dwellling 979 family 1141 Martha White age 67 f, $10,000 $15,000 born Virginia Anna Blackstone 9 f born Kentucky family 1142 William Cornelius 33 m w farmer, no real estate, Personal $15,000, born Alabama Arabella “ 23 f Tennessee Bellie “ 6 f Texas Ella “ 5 f Texas Eppy 3 m Texas William “ Tennessee William Adams 40 mw ?? Tennessee James Creen 25 mw carpenter, born England
Census2 JUN 1880
Place: Woodruff County, Arkansas
Age: 21 to 22
Address: Augusta dwelling 32 family 32 McCurdy, Junius wm 24 married 1880, works at flowing mill, born Ark, f Penn, m Ala — Ella wf 23 wife married 1880 keeping house, born Texas f Va, m Tenn Cornelius, Laura wf 15 boarder single, born Ark __ Maud wf 13 boarder single, born Ark, f Va m Tenn __ Willie wm 21 boarder single, born Texas, f Va m Tenn Washington, Sarah BF 32 servant single born Ark