Cornell Family Burying Ground

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Location

Entrance is from Knox Cave Road in Knox. It is also called Lilac Hill Cemetery. It was restored as an Eagle Scout project by Matthew Carney in August of 2003. Knox Historical Society has a copy of his report.

Transcription

  • Johnathan Cornell, d. 30 Jul 1809, Age 3, son of John & Lydia Cornell (drowned) : Jonathan Cornell - IN memory of Jonathan son of John and Lydia Cornell Drowned July 20, 1809 aged 3 ys.
  • Zerviah Cornell - Zervia, daughter of John & Lydia Cornell, Died Dec. 13, 1816: aged 22 ys.
  • Martha Tubbs - MARTHA TUBBS wife of Resolva Cornell DIED Nov 10, 1851 Aged 63 years.
  • Resolva Cornell, d. 7 Nov 1877, Age 85 : Resolva Cornell DIED Nov. 7, 1877 Aged 85 years, 9m's, 4d's
  • John Cornell was born in the town of Dartmouth, Mass. April 28, 1761; died Aug. 10, 1825 aged 74 ys. Another transcription read: John Cornell, b. 28 Apr 1764, d. 10 Aug 1835 Age 71
  • Lydia Russell, b. 26 Oct 1771, d. 5 Jun 1855, Age 83, wife of John Cornell : Lydia Russell wife of John Cornell Born in Dartmouth, Mass. Oct 26, 1769: died June 6, 1855
  • Rennie 1979 - 1993 (Might be a family pet)
  • Robert J. Rasche RT2 US Navy World War II Sept 21 1923 Nov 17 1995
  • Marcia Rasche, d. 27 Apr 1977 : Richard and Marcia Rasche Died April 27, 1977
  • Richard Rasche, d. 27 Apr 1977
  • Ernest Shear, b. 10 Nov 1915, d. 15 Apr 1987, Age 71
  • Rhoda Slavin Katerinsly, 15 Apr 1931, d. 19 Nov 1986, Age 55 : Rhoda Slavin Katerinsky April 15, 1931 - Nov. 19, 1986
  • Ida Esther Slavin, b. 6 Apr 1906, d. 29 Jun 1960, Age 54
  • Joel Slavin Aug 23, 1906 June 17, 1981
  • Edward Seymour Feldmann Pvt. US Army Korea May 18, 1932 Mar 25, 1995

Transcriptions by a Boy Scout who cleaned up the cemetery - called Lilac Hill Cemetery - more details later:

Lilac Hill Cemetery -- Knox Cave Road, near West Wind Road

First Name Middle Name Last Name Born Died Age Reference
Johnathan Cornell 30 Jul 1809 3 (#10)Cornell
John Cornell 28 Apr 1764 10 Aug 1835 71 (#10) Cornell
Resolva Cornell 7 Nov 1877 85 (#10) Cornell
Rhoda Slavin Katerinsly 15 Apr 1931 19 Nov 1986 55 (#10) Cornell
Marcia Rasche 27 Apr 1977 (#10) Cornell
Richard and Marcia Rasche 27 Apr 1977 (#10) Cornell
Lydia Russell 26 Oct 1771 5 Jun 1855 83 (#10) Cornell
Ernest Shear 10 Nov 1915 15 Apr 1987 71 (#10) Cornell
Ida Esther Slavin 6 Apr 1906 29 Jun 1960 54 (#10) Cornell
Joel Slavin 23 Aug 1906 17 Jun 1981 74 (#10) Cornell
Zerviah Cornell 13 Dec 1816 22 John&Lydia daughter
Martha Tubbs 10 Nov 1851 63 Resolva's wife
Rennie 1979 1993 May be a pet.
Robert J. Rasche - RT2 US Navy 21 Sep 1923 17 Nov 1995
Edward Seymour Feldmann - 18 May 1932 25 Mar 1995
Pvt. US Army - Korea

Transcriptions from 1994 - Source Unknown

10. On the Feldmann property, Knox Cave Road

Lydia Russell, wife of john Cornell, born in Dartmouth, Mass., Oct. 26, 1771, died June 5, 1855, aged 83 years, 7 months and 10 days

John Cornell was born in the town of Dartmouth, Mass. April 28, 1764 and died Aug. 10, 1835, aged 71 years, 3 months and 12 days

In memory of Johnathan, son of John & Lydia Cornell, drowned July 30, 1809, aged 3 years

Resolva Cornell, died Nov. 7, 1877, aged 65 years, 9 months and 4 days

Ernest Shear, Nov. 10, 1915-Apr. 15, 1987

Rhoda Slavin Katerinsky, April 15, 1931-Nov. 19, 1986

Ida Esther Slavin, April 6, 1906-June 29, 1960

Joel Slavin, Aug. 23, 1906-June 17, 1981

Richard and Marcia Rasche, died Apr. 27, 1977

1994 - Cornell Family Burying Ground
1994 - Cornell Family Burying Ground