Cornman History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Early Origins of the Cornman family

The surname Cornman was first found in Cumberland at Corney, a parish, in the union of Bootle, Allerdale ward above Derwent.

"The surface is boldly varied, and the scenery in many parts strikingly picturesque; the higher grounds command diversified prospects, and from Corney Hall is an exceedingly fine view of the sea and numerous interesting objects. On the lands of the Hall are several veins of iron-ore of very rich quality, but of limited depth, which were wrought to some extent about 80 years since." [1]

The first records of the family were found in this area. Robert Cornay held estates at Low Hall, Yorkshire in 1301. [2] The Lay Subsidy Rolls of 1332 listed Robert de Cornay, Lancashire; and Roger de Cornay, Lancashire. [3]

Important Dates for the Cornman family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Cornman research. Another 146 words (10 lines of text) covering the years 1332, 1510, 1600, 1480, 1557, 1455 and 1487 are included under the topic Early Cornman History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Cornman Spelling Variations

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

Early Notables of the Cornman family (pre 1700)

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Cornman migration to the United States

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Cornman Settlers in United States in the 18th Century
  • Conrad Cornman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1741 [4]
  • Lodowick Cornman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1749 [4]
  • Loochvick Cornman, who landed in Pennsylvania in 1749 [4]
  • John Cornman, who arrived in Pennsylvania in 1767 [4]
Cornman Settlers in United States in the 19th Century
  • Maria Adrina Cornman, who arrived in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1806 [4]

Citations

  1. ^ Lewis, Samuel, A Topographical Dictionary of England. Institute of Historical Research, 1848, Print.
  2. ^ Reaney, P.H and R.M. Wilson, A Dictionary of English Surnames. London: Routledge, 1991. Print. (ISBN 0-415-05737-X)
  3. ^ Bardsley, C.W, A Dictionary of English and Welsh Surnames: With Special American Instances. Wiltshire: Heraldry Today, 1901. Print. (ISBN 0-900455-44-6)
  4. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
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