George Cornwell
(Abt 1537-)
William Cornwell
Margery Haywarde
(Abt 1561-)
Sgt. William Cornwell


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1. Mary Hyanno

Sgt. William Cornwell

  • Born: 25 May 1609, Terling, Essex, England 1239
  • Christened: 25 May 1609, Terling, Essex, England
  • Marriage (1): Mary Hyanno in 1639 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT
  • Died: 22 Feb 1677/78, Middletown, Hartford Co. CT at age 68 1239,1240

bullet   Another name for William was William Corn.


bullet  Events

Church: Appears on Reverend John Eliot's list of members of his church with his wife, Joane, 1633, Roxbury, MA. 1239

Military: Pequot Massacre, 1637, Mystic, Ct. 1239 This is where he received the rank of Sergeant. He was one of 77 soldiers involved, 58 of them from Hartford under John Mason.

Land, 1639, Hartford, Hartford Co., CT. 1239 #54, west of South Street, with 8 acres of land in the village. Part of his lands were received for services in the Pequot War.

Place, 1642, Middletown, Hartford Co. CT. Mattabeseck Settlement on the Connecticut River, fifteen miles below Hartford.

residence, 1650-1651, Middletown, Hartford Co. CT. He and his sons helped found Middletown about this time.

Land: 903 acres: Middletown, Hartford Co. CT. 1239 Deed recorded for this land on Feb 30, 1657.

Church, 3 Dec 1668, Middletown, Hartford Co. CT. 1239

Politics: Representative to the Colonial Legislature, 1654, 1664, 1665. 1239

Will, 1674, Middletown, Hartford Co. CT. 1239 Inventory of his estate on Feb 22, 1677 included a listing of his lands.


William married Mary Hyanno, daughter of John Hyanno and Mary No-Pee, in 1639 in Hartford, Hartford Co., CT. (Mary Hyanno was born in 1618 and died 21 Feb 1677/78 in Middletown, Hartford Co. CT.)

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