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Where did the Scottish Cornell family come from? What is the Scottish Cornell family crest and coat of arms? When did the Cornell family first arrive in the United States? Where did the various branches of the family go? What is the Cornell family history?Among the earliest people to bear the Cornell name were the Cornell family, who lived in the county of Cornwall in southwest England.
Spelling variations of this family name include: Cornwall, Cornelle, Cornell, Cornwell, Cornewall, Cornal, Cornale, Cornevale, Carnwell, Carnewell, Carnville, Carnevale, Cornhall, Cornehall, Cornhale, Cornwale, Curnow (from native Cornish word) and many more.
First found in Devon, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, long before the Norman Conquest in 1066.
This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cornell research. Another 252 words(18 lines of text) covering the years 1180, 1513, and 1601 are included under the topic Early Cornell History in all our PDF Extended History products.
More information is included under the topic Early Cornell Notables in all our PDF Extended History products.
Some of the first settlers of this family name were:
Cornell Settlers in the United States in the 17th Century
- Richard Cornell who settled in Rhode Island in 1630
- Thomas Cornell settled in Boston Massachusetts in 1630
- Thomas Cornell, who landed in Boston, Massachusetts in 1636
- Cornelius Cornell, who landed in Maryland in 1668
Cornell Settlers in the United States in the 18th Century
- John Cornell, who arrived in Virginia in 1702
- George Cornell settled in South Carolina in 1716
- Morix Cornell, who arrived in New York, NY in 1782
Cornell Settlers in the United States in the 19th Century
- Paul Cornell, aged 24, landed in New York in 1800
- James Cornell, aged 28, arrived in New York in 1812
- Walter Cornell, aged 30, arrived in New York in 1812
- Margaret Cornell, who landed in New York in 1846
- W Cornell, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1850
- Sheila Cornell, American softball player
- Katherine Cornell (1898-1974), American actress
- Alonzo Barton Cornell (1832-1904), New York politician, Governor of New York from 1880 to 1882
- Eric Allin Cornell (b. 1961), American Nobel prize-winning (2001) physicist
- Ezra Cornell (1807-1874), American businessman, co-founder of Cornell University
- Joseph Cornell (1903-1972), American artist and sculptor
- A Cornell Family History: from County Essex, England to Winneshiek County, Iowa by C. C. Cornell.
- A Cornell-Hartwell Genealogy: 1302 Years of Family History, Including 348 Years in Westchester County by Stephen Wood Cornell.
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- Markale, J. Celtic Civilization. London: Gordon & Cremonesi, 1976. Print.
The Cornell Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Cornell Family Crest was drawn according to heraldic standards based on published blazons. We generally include the oldest published family crest once associated with each surname.
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