John Cornelison
(Abt 1814-Bef 1873)
Elizabeth Long
(Abt 1816-)
Helen Lunda Cornelison
(1851-1932)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. Daniel Monroe Beeker

Helen Lunda Cornelison 2 3 4 5 6

  • Born: 18 Apr 1851, , Davidson, NC, USA 3 7 8
  • Marriage (1): Daniel Monroe Beeker on 12 Apr 1873 in , Davidson, NC, USA 1
  • Died: 12 Dec 1932, Edgeville, Guilford, NC, United States at age 81 7 8
  • Buried: 14 Dec 1932, Greensboro: Green Hill Cemetery, Guilford, NC, USA 3 5 8

   Other names for Helen were Lunda Camelson,7 Lundy Cornelison 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 and Lundy Kernelison.1

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1870 in Cotton Grove, Davidson, NC, USA. 6 The 1870 census recorded Elizabeth Cornelison, farmer, 54, living with son Harwood, farm laborer, 21; daughter Perlina, domestic servant, 32; son James, farm laborer, 21; daughter Lunda, 19; and Diglas, 17. Everyone was born in North Carolina. The post office was Cotton Grove.

2. Census in 1880 in Boone Township, Davidson, NC, USA. 16 The 1880 census recorded Samul Buker, farmer, 52, living with wife Ellen, 48; Almira, farm laborer, 21; William, farm laborer, 16; John H., farm laborer,12; and Charles, farm laborer, 10. Also in the home is boarder Nancy Staily, farm laborer, 24. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

Next door is Danial Buker, farmer, 25, with wife Lundy, 28; and sons Albert, 5; Wilmorth, 3; Carly, 2; and Oscar, 6 months old born in December, 1879. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

3. Census in 1900 in Salisbury Township, Rowan, NC, USA. 17 The 1900 census recorded David M. Becker, works in cotton mill, 46, born May 1854, living with wife Lunda R., 49, Apr 1851; Carl, cotton mill, 22, May 1878; Jefferson, laying brick, 18, born Oct 1882; Bessie, 11, May 1889; Estella, 9, Oct 1891; and Mary, 6, Nov 1894. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina. The parents were married for 26 years and Lunda had birthed 12 children, 9 alive in 1900.

4. Census in 1930 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 18 The 1930 census recorded owning a $1500 home at 1500 Ridgewood Avenue: Daniel W. Beeker, 78, living with wife Lundy, 65; son-in-law Prince B. Parrish, dry cleaner laundry, 34; daughter Mary, 35; granddaughters Katherine Parrish, 9; Virginia Parrish, 7; and grandsons James Parrish, 5; Prince B. Parrish Jr., 3; and Harold Parrish, 10 months. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

5. Newspaper: Greensboro Record: Mrs. D. M. Beeker who has been seriously ill at her hom on Ridgewood avenue for several days is slightly imrproved., 28 Oct 1932, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 19

6. Cause of Death: general decline of old age, fall and injury to hip Oct 1932., 12 Dec 1932, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 5

7. Residence: 1500 Ridgewood Ave., Greensboro, NC on 12 Dec 1932 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 5 8

8. Obituary: Greensboro Daily News: Mrs. Lunda Beeker Dies At Age of 81 on 13 Dec 1932 in Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 20 Mrs. Lunda Beeker Dies at Age of 81
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Resident of Greensboro for 21 Years Passes At Her Residence in Edgeville
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Mrs. Lunda Beeker, 81, died at 7:30 o'clock last night at her residence on Redwood avenue, Edgeville, after illness of nine weeks. Death was attributed to infirmities of old age and the effects of a fall which she sustained several weeks ago.
Mrs. Beeker who was a devoted member of Eller Memorial Baptist Church, Proximity, had been a resident of Greensboro for 21 years, moving here from Salisbury. She was well known and highly regarded throughout the Edgeville community.
Surviving are her husband, D. M. Beeker, three daughters, Mrs. G. G. Campbell, Danville, Va.; Mrs. R. B. Stacey, of White Oak, and Mrs. P. B. Paris, of Greensboro; four sons, A. E. Beeker, of Welcome; C. S. Beeker, of Proximity; O. J. Beeker, of Albemarle, and J. F. Beeker, of Greensboro.
Funeral arrangements have not been completed. The body will be removed to the residence this afternoon from Stansbury and Rackley funeral home.

9. Newspaper: Greensboro Daily News: Beeker Rites Held, 15 Dec 1932, Greensboro, Guilford, NC. 8 Funeral For 81-Year-Old Edgevill Woman Is Conducted
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Funeral service for Mrs. Lunda Beeker, 81, who died Monday night at her home, 1500 Ridgewood avenue, Edgeville, was conducted at the residence yesterday afternoon at 2:30 o'clock by Rev. J. S. Hopkins, pastor of Eller Memorial Baptist church, Proximity.
Interment was in Green Hill cemetery. Pallbearers were Lloyd Smith, Woodrow Stacey, Ralph Beeker, Julius Beeker, Cleve Campbell and Gilford Beeker, all grandsons of Mrs. Beeker. Mrs. R. R. Beeker was in charge of the flowers.
Mrs. Beeker, who moved here from Salisbury, had been a resident of Greensboro for 21 years. She was well known and highly regarded in the Edgeville community.


Helen married Daniel Monroe Beeker, son of Samuel Beeker and Ellen J. Gallimore, on 12 Apr 1873 in , Davidson, NC, USA.1 (Daniel Monroe Beeker was born on 23 May 1854 in , Davidson, NC, USA,21 22 23 died on 8 May 1940 in Gilmer Township, Guilford, NC, USA 2 4 23 24 and was buried on 10 May 1940 in Greensboro: Green Hill Cemetery, Guilford, NC, USA 2 4 23.)


Sources


1 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina, Davidson County Vital Records, 1867-1984,</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-266-11566-97845-90?cc=1387049 Marriage licenses > 1872-1883 > image 125 of 873; North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh. Daniel Monroe Beeker and Lundy Kernelison.

2 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FPKT-S5Q Dan Beeker, 08 May 1940; citing Gilmer, Guilford,North Carolina, fn 2188 cn 334, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,943,184.

3 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=84805425.

4 Ancestry.com, <i>North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976</i> (North Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. North Carolina Death Certificates. Microfilm S.123. Rolls 19-242, 280, 313-682, 1040-1297. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), Dan Beeker. Father Sam Beeker. Mother Ellen Gallimore. Widowed, wife Lunda Cornelson. Informant Mrs. R. B. Stacy.

5 Ancestry.com, <i>North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976</i> (North Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. North Carolina Death Certificates. Microfilm S.123. Rolls 19-242, 280, 313-682, 1040-1297. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), Lunda Camelson Beeker. Father John Camelson. Mother no record. Informant C. S. Beeker, Greensboro, NC.

6 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWZ5-VV2 Elizabeth Cornelison, North Carolina, United States; citing p. 17, family 123.

7 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FPX9-P88 Lunda Camelson Beeker, 12 Dec 1932; citing Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina, cn 441, State Department of Archives and History, Raleigh; FHL microfilm 1,943,063.

8 <i>Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 15 Dec 1932, page 16. Obituary of Mrs. Lunda Beeker.

9 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFSN-Z5J George T Smith and Wilmer Beeker, 06 Oct 1896; citing Rowan, North Carolina, United States, county courthouses, North Carolina; FHL microfilm 1,760,526.

10 Ancestry.com, <i>North Carolina, Death Certificates, 1909-1976</i> (North Carolina State Board of Health, Bureau of Vital Statistics. North Carolina Death Certificates. Microfilm S.123. Rolls 19-242, 280, 313-682, 1040-1297. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), Certificate 307. 41-227. Emma May Hardy. Father Dan. Beeker. Mother Lunie Cornelison. Spouse H. P. Hardy.

11 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFS6-PZ2 Albert E Beeker and Jennie Leonard, 1893.

12 <i>The Heritage of Davidson County 1982</i> (Lexington, North Carolina : Genealogical Society of Davidson County, c1982, 794 p. ISBN 0894591827), Albert Erastus and Jennie Lou Beeker 154.

13 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina Deaths, 1931-1994</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:FG5Y-1N1 Mary Beeker Paris, 04 Jan 1978; citing Southern Pines, Moore, North Carolina, certificate 3035.

14 Ancestry.com, U.S. City Directories, 1822-1995, 1926 Greensboro, North Carolina City Directory. Printed page 94. Microfilm image 51.

15 FamilySearch.org, <i>North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:F88P-23T Carl Becker and Lydia Ritter, 30 Nov 1921; citing Revolution Gilmer, Guilford, North Carolina, United States, p. p980.

16 1880 United States Census, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MC6L-684 Samul Buker, Boone, Davidson, North Carolina, United States; citing enumeration district ED 36, sheet 150B.

17 <i>1900 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSBL-6NS David M Becker, Salisbury Township (north part excl. Salisbury city), Rowan, North Carolina, United States; citing sheet 12B, family 221.

18 <i>1930 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:X337-RT9 Daniel W. Beeker, Greensboro, Guilford, North Carolina District ED 11 Sheet 3B Household 55.

19 <i>Greensboro Record (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 28 Oct 1932, page 2.

20 <i>Greensboro Record (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 13 Dec 1932, page 11.

21 <i>1870 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MWZ5-1K1 Samuel Beeker, North Carolina, United States; citing p. 19, family 175, NARA microfilm publication M593.

22 <i>1860 United States Census</i>, https://familysearch.org/pal:/MM9.3.1/TH-1951-25166-3136-98?cc=1473181 Illinois > Brown > Lee Township > image 10 of 36.

23 <i>Find A Grave</i>, http://www.findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=84805269.

24 <i>Greensboro Daily News (Greensboro, NC)</i>, 9 May 1940, page 18.



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