Robert Washington Russell
(1830-1888)
Sarah Flow
(1832-Bet 1900/1910)
Minnie Elizabeth Russell
(1867-1905)

 

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Spouses/Children:
1. William Henry Beeker

2. James Edward Cornelison

Minnie Elizabeth Russell 3 4 5 6 7

  • Born: Sep 1867, , Cabarrus, NC, USA 2
  • Marriage (1): William Henry Beeker on 15 Oct 1884 in Atwell Township, Rowan, NC, USA 1
  • Marriage (2): James Edward Cornelison on 24 Dec 1897 in , Rowan, NC 2
  • Died: 9 May 1905, Steele Township, Rowan, NC, USA at age 37

   Another name for Minnie was Minnie J. Russell.1

   FamilySearch ID: L44V-LNG.

  Noted events in her life were:

1. Census in 1880 in Atwell Township, Rowan, NC, USA. The 1880 census recorded Robert Russell, farmer, 49, living with wife Sarah, 48; son Stephan, works on farm, 19; and daughters Rona, 15, and Minnie, 13. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina.

2. Residence: on 24 Dec 1897 in Steele Township, Rowan, NC, USA. 2

3. Census in 1900 in Atwell Township, Rowan, NC, USA. 8 The 1900 census recorded Ed Cornelison, farmer, 51, born Nov 1848, living with his wife he married 3 years earlier: Minnie, 32, Sep 1867. (Note: After James Edward Cornelison's first wife, Sarah Beeker, died about 1893-95, James married her brother William Henry Beeker'widow, Minnie Russell.)
In 1900 living with James and Minnie were Sarah's children: Florence, 23, Nov 1876; Gertrude, 21, Mar 1879; John, 19, Mar 1881; Curtis, Jun 1884, 16, Charley Beeker, Nov 1887, 12; Ella Beeker, Mar 1890, 10. Also children born of William and Minnie: Cora L. Beeker, Apr 1892, 8; and Satie (Sarah) Beeker, 6, July 1893. Everyone and their parents were born in North Carolina. The census columns for Minnie show she had given birth to 6 children, all alive in 1900. All of Minnie's children died in Alabama.


Minnie married William Henry Beeker, son of Samuel Beeker and Ellen J. Gallimore, on 15 Oct 1884 in Atwell Township, Rowan, NC, USA.1 (William Henry Beeker was born on 25 Sep 1863 in , Davidson, NC, USA,9 10 died on 7 Nov 1895 in Mill Bridge, Rowan, NC, USA 9 10 11 and was buried on 9 Nov 1895 in Mill Bridge: Thyatira Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Rowan, NC, USA 11.)


Minnie next married James Edward Cornelison, son of John Cornelison and Elizabeth Long, on 24 Dec 1897 in , Rowan, NC.2 (James Edward Cornelison was born on 13 Apr 1848 in , Davidson, NC, USA,12 died on 16 Jun 1921 in , Rowan, NC 12 and was buried on 18 Jun 1921 in Salisbury: Chestnut Hill Cemetery, Rowan, NC, USA 13.)


Sources


1 Ancestry.com, North Carolina, U.S., Marriage Index, 1741-2011 (North Carolina State Archives. North Carolina County Marriage Indexes. North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh, North Carolina.), Minnie J. Russell and William H. Beeker.

2 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:XFSX-4WL James E. Cornelison and Minnie Beeker.

3 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VCW6-JWY Fred Robert Beeker, 12 Sep 1885 citing vol. 902, p. 292, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

4 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VCW6-JHW Sam Plato Beeker, 01 Jan 1890 citing vol. 902, p. 304, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

5 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VCW6-J4G John Turner Beeker, 21 Nov 1886 citing vol. 902, p. 299, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

6 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VCW6-JHZ Sara Elizabeth Beeker, 14 Nov 1894 citing vol. 902, p. 305, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

7 FamilySearch.org, North Carolina Birth Index, 1800-2000, (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:VCWX-9TH Cora Lee Beeker, 02 Nov 1892 citing vol. 902, p. 287, Rowan, North Carolina, North Carolina State Archives, Raleigh.

8 1900 United States Census, https://www.familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:MSB2-NPP Minnie Cornelison Atwell Township Rowan Co. NC.

9 Find A Grave, https://www.findagrave.com/memorial/190606246.

10 "Bible of Samuel Beeker" (Photo of bible pages found on Ancestry.com), Births, Deaths, Marriages pages with handwritten dates.

11 North Carolina Herald (Salisbury, North Carolina) (Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina), 13 Nov 1895, page 4.

12 Find A Grave, http://findagrave.com/cgi-bin/fg.cgi?page=gr&GRid=83683880.

13 Salisbury Evening Post (Salisbury, North Carolina) (Salisbury, Rowan, North Carolina), 17 Jun 1921, page 3. Obituary of James E. Cornelison.



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