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The surname Corn was first found in Yorkshire where they held a family seat as Lords of the Manor. The Saxon influence of English history diminished after the Battle of Hastings in 1066 as the language of the courts was French for the next three centuries and the Norman ambience prevailed. But Saxon surnames survived and the family name was first referenced in the 13th century when they held estates in that shire. They held a family seat at Low Hall. Robert Cornay held estates in 1301.

Spelling variations of this family name include: Corne, Corney, Cornie, Cornay, Cornhay, Cawney, Cawny, Corn, Cornah, Cornall and many more.


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This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Corn research. Another 331 words (24 lines of text) covering the years 1332, 1455, 1487, 1510, and 1600 are included under the topic Early Corn History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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More information is included under the topic Early Corn Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

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Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Corn Settlers in United States in the 17th Century

  • Gerrit Corn settled with his wife and child in New York state in 1659
  • Gerrit Corn, who arrived in New Netherland(s) in 1659

Corn Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • James Corn, aged 22, landed in Mobile County, Ala in 1839
  • Anthny Corn, who landed in Tippecanoe County, Ind in 1844
  • Mr. Corn, who arrived in San Francisco, California in 1851
  • Michael Corn settled in New Castle County, Delaware in 1855
  • Bernhard Corn settled in Philadelphia in 1868
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  • Kenneth Corn (b. 1976), American Oklahoma Senator
  • Alfred Corn (b. 1943), American poet and essayist
  • David Corn, American political journalist and author
  • Christopher "Chris" Corn (b. 1986), English professional football striker
  • Lee Corn (b. 1951), English actor
  • Graham Studley Corn (b. 1948), former Australian rules football player and coach
  • Kane Graham Corn (b. 1983), Australian rules football player
  • Chad Studley Corn (b. 1979), Australian rules footballer
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Corn Historic Events



RMS Titanic

  • Mr. Henry "Harry" Corn (d. 1912), aged 30, English Third Class passenger from London who sailed aboard the RMS Titanic and died in the sinking
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  • Corn Stalks and Preachers: A Story of the Corn Family by Lois Tincher Dorsey.
  • The Korn (also Corn) Legacy: Two Centuries by Jean Millicent.
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Citations



    Other References

    1. Egle, William Henry. Pennsylvania Genealogies Scotch-Irish and German. Harrisburg: L.S. Hart, 1886. Print.
    2. Bowman, George Ernest. The Mayflower Reader A Selection of Articales from The Mayflower Descendent. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing. Print.
    3. Ingram, Rev. James. Translator Anglo-Saxon Chronicle 1823. Print.
    4. Hitching, F.K and S. Hitching. References to English Surnames in 1601-1602. Walton On Thames: 1910. Print. (ISBN 0-8063-0181-3).
    5. Virkus, Frederick A. Ed. Immigrant Ancestors A List of 2,500 Immigrants to America Before 1750. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing, 1964. Print.
    6. Bardsley, C.W. A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6).
    7. Papworth, J.W and A.W Morant. Ordinary of British Armorials. London: T.Richards, 1874. Print.
    8. Zieber, Eugene. Heraldry in America. Philadelphia: Genealogical Publishing Co. Print.
    9. Shirley, Evelyn Philip. Noble and Gentle Men of England Or Notes Touching The Arms and Descendants of the Ancient Knightley and Gentle Houses of England Arranged in their Respective Counties 3rd Edition. Westminster: John Bowyer Nichols and Sons, 1866. Print.
    10. Mills, A.D. Dictionary of English Place-Names. Oxford: Oxford University Press, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-19-869156-4).
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    The Corn Family Crest was acquired from the Houseofnames.com archives. The Corn 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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