William Cornwall

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William Cornwall, son of William Cornwell and Margaret Hayward, was born probably shortly before his baptism at Terling, Essex, England, 25 May 1609.1 He died at Middletown, Connecticut, 21 February 1677/78.1

William married (1) Joan Ranke at Fairfield, Essex, England, 27 September 1632;1,2 he married (2) Mary (…), before 1640. The ancestries of both women are unknown (or not traced here).1,2

Family 1

Joan Ranke d. bef. 1640

Family 2

Mary (…) d. bef. 2 Feb 1674/75
  • John Cornwall1 b. Apr 1640
  • William Cornwall1 b. 24 Jun 1641
  • Samuel Cornwall+1 b. Sep 1642, d. 16 Dec 1728
  • Jacob Cornwall1 b. Sep 1646
  • Sarah Cornwall1 b. Oct 1647
  • Thomas Cornwall1 b. Sep 1648
  • Esther Cornwall1 b. May 1650
  • Elizabeth Cornwall1 b. Jan 1650/51
This person was last edited on1 Oct 2019


  1. [S2281] Robert Charles Anderson, The Great Migration Begins: Immigrants to New England 1620-1633, Volumes I–III, 3 vols. (Boston: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 1995), 1:481-84 (William Cornwall), further cited as Anderson, GMB.
  2. [S1872] Clarence Almon Torrey, New England Marriages Prior to 1700, 3 vols. (Boston, Massachusetts: New England Historic Genealogical Society, 2011), 1:379, further cited as Torrey, New England Marriages (2011).