BirthJan 1860, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Marriageabt 1884, Kentucky
SpouseEllen Cathryn (“Sissie”) Turner
Birth3 Sep 1862, Johnson Co., Kentucky
Death24 Oct 1911, Rowan Co., Kentucky
BirthApr 1886, Rowan Co., Kentucky
BirthJul 1887, Rowan Co., Kentucky
BirthFeb 1889, Rowan Co., Kentucky
BirthApr 1890, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birth29 Dec 1892, Rowan Co., Kentucky55
DeathJun 1963, Portsmouth, Scioto Co., Ohio
BirthNov 1893, Rowan Co., Kentucky
BirthNov 1895, Rowan Co., Kentucky
BirthSep 1897, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Birthabt 1901, Rowan Co., Kentucky
Notes for Hiram Cornett
Hiram and his brother John were tried and acquitted in 1881 for killing Hezekiah Jones. See his notes for details.
Notes for Ellen Cathryn (“Sissie”) Turner
Her death certificate records Ellen C. Cornett, age 50, born 3 Sep 1861 in Johnson Co., Ky, died 24 Oct 1911 in Rowan Co., marital status blank, father Edinos Turner, mother’s maiden name Nancy J. Rule, both born in Johnson Co., cause of death cancer of uterus, informant Hiram Cornett, Elliottsville, Ky, burial in Nickell Cemetery.
Census Notes for Hiram & Ellen Cathryn (“Sissie”) (Family)
1900 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Hoggtown precinct, enumerated 13 June, lists on p. 10A as family #165/167:
Cornett, Harm, 40, b. Jan 1860, farmer; Ellen, wife, 37, b. Sep 1862, married 15 years, mother of 12 children, 12 living; Hattie, dau, 15, b. Feb 1885; Boone, dau, 14, b. Apr 1886; Oscar, son, 12, b. July 1887; Maggie, dau, 11, b. Feb 1889; Farmer, son, 7, b. Nov 1890; Robert, son, 7, b. Dec 1892; Willie, son, 6, b. Nov 1893; Davis, son, 5, b. Nov 1894; Katie, dau, 2, b. Sep 1897. All born Ky Ky Ky.
If the number of living children and the number of years married are both correct, then Ellen may have had an earlier marriage, as there are only 9 children in the household.
The next household is Hiram’s brother John.
1910 census of Rowan Co., Ky, Hoggtown prec., E.D. 156, page 1B, taken 15 Apr, records as family #16 (between Millard F. Fouch and Wesley Cornett):
Cornett, Hiram, 50; Ellen, 47; married 26 years, 13 children, all living; Oscar, 22; Maggie, 21; Farmer, 19; Robert, 18; William, 16; Davis, 14; Caty, 12; Edna, 9. All born in Kentucky.