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Joseph E Cornett
and Sarah Sally Brown

Joseph Enoch Cornett b 28 Apr 1814 d 30 May 1891; s/o William Cornett and Mary Everage. Joseph Enoch Cornett m. Sarah Sally Brown b 23 Apr 1815 d 19 Apr 1892; d/o John Quincy Brown and Elizabeth Caudill. (1850 Letcher Co KY Census and 1860 Letcher Co KY Census). Joseph Enoch Cornett settled on Dry Fork of KY River in Letcher County. He helped to lay out the town of Whitesburg and was elected Judge of Letcher County afterwards. Children of Joseph E Cornett and Sally Brown;

1. Hiram Cornett b 1834 KY; m. Jane Unknown b 1839 KY. Children of Hiram Cornett and Jane Unknown;

I. Lucinda Cornett b 1857 KY

II. William Cornett b 1858 KY

2. Nathaniel Cornett b 1843 KY

3. Roger Cornett died young

4. John B Cornett b 16 Dec 1838 KY d 1 Oct 1910; buried Jim Brown Cemetery, UZ, Letcher Co KY; m. 10 Feb 1869 Letcher Co KY to Elizabeth Hayes b 28 Nov 1847 VA d 1 Apr 1923 Letcher Co KY; buried Jim Brown Cemetery, UZ, Letcher Co KY. Children of John B Cornett and Elizabeth Combs Hayes;

I. Arminta Cornett b 1870

II. Susannah Cornett b 21 Jan 1871

III. Joseph Enoch Cornett b 29 Oct 1872

IV. Atha Cornett b 19 Oct 1874

V. John H. Cornett b 5 Nov 1876

VI. Henry D. Cornett b about 1880

VII. Sarah Emmaline Cornett b 20 Dec 1882

VIII. Mary Cornett b 1885

IX. Nancy E. Cornett b 1889

X. William Watson G. Cornett b 16 Jul 1891

5. Samuel A Cornett b 1829 KY d 20 Jan 1915 Breathitt Co KY; occupation, blacksmith in the 1860 Letcher Co KY census; m. (1) to Lourania Raney Whitaker b 1839 KY; d/o William Whitaker and Minerva Wells. Children of Samuel A Cornett and Lourania Raney Whitaker;

I. Sarah Sally Cornett b about 1861 KY

II. Harriett Cornett b 1863 KY; m. 9 Apr 1881 KY to Doc F Brown b 14 Jan 1857 KY d 24 May 1931 Letcher Co KY; buried Jim Brown Cemetery, UZ, KY; s/o Benjamin Brown and Mary Polly Blair

III. John W. D. Cornett b 1866 KY

IV. Joseph Edward Cornett b 7 Nov 1868 KY; m. 26 Feb 1885 to Pollyan Wells b 1868

V. Betty Jane Cornett b 1871 KY

VI. Sampson Cornett b 1878 KY

Samuel A Cornett m. to (2) Susan Shepherd b 1858. Child of Samuel A Cornett and Susan Shepherd;

I. Ira Cornett b 1879 KY d 1945 Letcher Co KY; buried Maggard Cemetery, Oven Fork, Letcher Co KY

Samuel A Cornett m. (3) to Nan Engle

Samuel A Cornett m. (4) to Alcyann Couch.

6. Elizabeth Ann Betty Cornett b 1842 Letcher Co KY m. 26 Apr 1876 Letcher Co KY to Ira Stamper b 11 Oct 1829 Perry Co KY d 5 Feb 1910 Douglas Co MO; s/o Isom Stamper and Sarah Melvina Creech. Ira Stamper m. 29 Aug 1857 KY to Armilla Millie Whitaker b 1836 KY d 4 Jan 1874, d/o Isaac T Dikie Whitaker and Susannah Whitaker.

7. Nathaniel Cornett b 1843 d before 1860 KY

8. Rachel Cornett b 22 Feb 1846 KY d 17 Nov 1889 KY; m. 20 Feb 1875 to James Back b 15 Dec 1843 KY d 14 Jan 1915; s/o Henry Back Jr and Susannah Maggard.

9. Benjamin Franklin Cornett b 18 Nov 1848 d 13 Mar 1905 buried Dry Fork, Letcher Co KY; m. 30 Mar 1871 to Candice Leodicy Dicy Roberts b 2 Jan 1854 Letcher Co KY d 29 May 1883; d/o Preston Roberts and Rebecca Caudill. Benjamin Franklin Cornett m. 5 Feb 1885 Letcher Co KY to (2) Matilda Abby Jane Mullins b 10 Mar 1867 d 29 Mar 1926 Letcher Co KY; buried Dry Fork, Letcher Co KY; d/o Andrew Jackson Andy Mullins and Sarah Sally Maggard.

10. Mary Ann Cornett b about 1851 KY d 15 Oct 1936 Letcher Co KY; m. 21 Apr 1870 Letcher Co KY to Hiram F Whitaker b 1846 Letcher Co KY d 11 May 1907 Letcher Co KY; s/o Esquire Squire Whitaker and Harriett Hagins.

11. Roger Squire Cornett b 1852; m. 20 Mar 1893 Douglas Co MO to Emily Ritter Dixon b 17 Feb 1874 KY d 23 Aug 1936 Douglas Co MO; d/o Abraham Ebenezer Dixon and Elizabeth Ann Smith.

12. Nancy Nancyan Cornett b 22 Feb 1857 KY d 1897 Pope Co AR; m. 4 Sept 1876 KY to Elihu Emory Maggard b 22 Apr 1855 Letcher Co KY d 22 Feb 1923 Pope Co AR; s/o James Franklin Panther Jim Maggard and Abigail Abby Boggs. Elihu Emory Maggard m. 1899 Pope Co AR to Mary Jane Standridge

13. Steven Jackson Cornett b 20 Mar 1860 d 6 Jan 1896 m. Elizabeth Betty Mullins. (Sister to Benjamin Franklin Cornett's 2nd wife, Abby Jane Mullins) b 8 Sept 1862 Wise Co VA d 28 Jan 1919 Letcher Co KY; d/o Andrew Jackson Andy Mullins and Sarah Sally Maggard. Elizabeth Betty Mullins m. 1901 Letcher Co KY to John WL Parsons b 27 May 1857 (alternate source states b 25 May 1857), KY d May 29, 1943 Letcher Co KY (alternate source states 29 Apr 1951;) s/o David Parsons and Derinda Emeline Privett. John WL William Litten Parsons m. 7/9 Feb 1882 Letcher Co KY to Elizabeth Maggard b 10 Apr 1862 d 25 Dec 1900; d/o William Billy Maggard and Elizabeth Jane Adams. John WL William Litten Parsons m. (3) to Kathaline Katie Taylor b 6 Oct 1878 Hazard, KY d 29 Aug 1962; d/o Wesley Carter Taylor and Martha Combs. Kathaline Katie Taylor m. 24 Mar 1896 Wise Co VA to Tipton C Tip Kilbourne (aka Kilborn or Kilborne) b 26 Jun 1871 Wise Co VA d 25 Dec 1909 Wise Co VA; buried Kilbourne Cemetery, Wise Co VA; s/o Peter Kilbourne and Mary Polly Unknown.

14. William M Cornett b 20 Mar 1860 Dry Fork, Letcher Co KY d 12 May 1936 Hazard, Perry Co KY; m. 27 Feb 1890 to (1) Arminda Inman (aka Indman) b 15 Oct 1876 d 17 Jun 1960; d/o Unknown Inman and Unknown Stamper. William M Cornett m. to (2) Elizabeth Banks. William M Cornett m. Dec 1890 to Arminda Hawkins b 1873 d 1960 Whitesburg, Letcher Co KY.

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