Descendants of John CORNETT

First Generation


1. John CORNETT was born 2 May 1712 in Southampton, England. He died 1787 in Elk Creek, Grayson, Virginia.

John married (1) Mary JESSE.

They had the following children:

  2 M i James CORNETT was born 1755. He died 1824 in Grayson Co., Va.
        James married Mary HICKS. Mary was born 1760. She died 1831.
  3 M ii John "Samuel" CORNETT was born 7 May 1759 in , Henirco, Virginia. He died 12 Mar 1849 in Harlan Co., Ky.
        John married (1) Mary BENHAM, daughter of John BENHAM and Mary HOBBS, on 18 May 1791 in , Washington, Virginia.
        John also married (2) Mary "Polly" DAVIDSON on 18 May 1791 in Washington Co., Va. Mary was born 1774. She died 1791.
+ 4 M iii Nathaniel CORNETT was born 1760 and died 4 Jan 1838.
+ 5 M iv William CORNETT was born 1761 and died 26 Nov 1836.
  6 v Jesse CORNETT was born 1762 in Henrico Co., Va. Jesse died 1833 in Henrico Co., Va.
  7 vi David CORNETT was born 1763. David died 1847 in Grayson Co., Va.
+ 8 M vii Roger Vader CORNETT was born 1766 and died 12 Aug 1847.
  9 viii Rebecca CORNETT was born about 1770.

John also married (2) Elizabeth MOSBY about 1777. Elizabeth was born about 1739.

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