Tuesday, April 22, 2008


Samuel Cornell

The East Liverpool Tribune


Passes away at Sister's Home After A Lingering Illness

Samuel F. Cornell, aged 54, died Sunday Morning (Apr. 29, 1906) at 8:30 o'clock at the home of his sister, Mrs. W. Congrove, of the Bunting farm, of tuberculosis after a lingering illness. He was born on a farm near Clarksburg, W. Va., and came to Wellsville about 15 years ago. He followed the river for a number of years as an engineer and was well know up and down the Ohio Valley.

He is survived by his wife and two children, Mrs. Fred Irwin, of Columbus, and Van Cornell, of this city. Three sisters, Mrs. Frank Wells, of Oklahomo<sis>, Miss Ora Cornell and Mrs. Congrove, of Wellsville, and one brother, R. W. Cornell, of Meigs county, also survive.

The funeral services will be held Tuesday at 1 o'clock at the home of the siser, the Rev. A. Vandersall of the Evangelical Lutheran church, assisted by the Rev. C. H. Beck of the First Methodist Protestant church, officiating. Burial will be made in the Riverview cemetery at East Liverpool.

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