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Asa Williams Corn

Male 1855 - 1917  (62 years)


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  • Name Asa Williams Corn 
    Born 17 Feb 1855  Walnut Township, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 27 Mar 1917  Walnut Township, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I15518  My Genealogy

    Father *Albert Hobert Corn,   b. 9 Nov 1825, Henry County, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 22 Jan 1899, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 73 years) 
    Mother *Rachel Randell Randel,   b. 19 Dec 1825, Kentucky Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Feb 1900, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years) 
    Married 23 Nov 1848  Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F65073  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Mary Anna Lemmon,   b. 24 Nov 1855, Union County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 17 Aug 1948, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years) 
    Married 31 Oct 1877  Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Children 
     1. Nine Nina A. Corn,   b. 15 Nov 1880, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 Mar 1917, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 36 years)
     2. Ernest Williams Corn,   b. 19 May 1885, Whitesville, Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. May 1969, St. Petersburg, Florida Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 83 years)
     3. Fern Eugenia Corn,   b. Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. John A. Corn,   b. Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location
     5. David Corn,   b. Jul 1878, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 5 Aug 1878, 21 Days Old; Infant; Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 0 years)
     6. Marion A. Corn,   b. Feb 1883, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Jan 1887, 4 Y, 1 M; Child; Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age ~ 3 years)
     7. Forest L. Corn,   b. 29 Jan 1894, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Aug 1981, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 87 years)
     8. Rachel Corn,   b. 6 May 1896, Montgomery County, Indiana, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Jul 1896, Less Than 2 Months Old; Infant; Montgomery County, Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 0 years)
    Last Modified 24 Jan 2013 
    Family ID F5732  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • "BIOGRAPHY
      Asa W. CORN
      Montgomery County, Indiana
      Portrait & Biographical Record of Montgomery, Parke & FountainCounties, Indiana (Chapman Brothers, 1893) p 499;http://www.rootsweb.com/~inmontgo/
      Asa W. CORN, who resides on Section 25 in the southern part of UnionTownship, where he is engaged in the manufacture of tile and lumber isa native of Montgomery county, and is numbered among its most activeand enterprising young men. He is a son of Albert Corn, one of theearly pioneers of the county of whom a sketch appears on another pageof this work. Our subject was born Feb 17, 1855, in Walnut Townshipand was educated in the district schools. As soon as he was old enoughhe engaged in farming and in working in the timber. After his marriagehe settled on the place where he now lives, he and his bridgebeginning life together in a little log cabin, in which they lived twosummers and one winter. He then replaced that humble dwelling by theneat and substantial frame residence which they now occupy. He gavehis attention to farming from 1878 until 1880, and in the latter yearhe commenced the manufacture of tile. In 1887 he began to make lumber,and now operates both a tile factory and a sawmill. He has all thefacilities for both industries, having a full equipment of the bestmachinery for the purposes, including two large engines, one for thefactory and the other for the mill, and, by strict attention tobusiness he has built up one of the best trades in the county, histile being of a superior quality and commanding a ready sale, as wellas his lumber. Mr. Corn married Miss Anna A. LEMMON and they haveestablished a cheerful, happy home, where comfort reigns supreme andhospitality abounds. Mrs. Corn is one of the 3 children of Jacob M.Lemmon, who is railway agent at Mace, where he has resided for 21years. He came to Indiana from Marysville, Union County, Ohio. Mr. andMrs. Corn have had 6 children, of whom the following four are stillliving: Nina A; Ernest W; Fern and John A. David and Marion died ininfancy. Our subject is generous and public spirited as a citizen,taking pride in the progress of his native county; he is upright as aman, and an active member of the Christian Church, whose interests hehas very much at heart; in his domestic life he is all that a truehusband and kind father should be, while his neighbors ever find himfriendly and obliging. Politically he is a Democrat and socially is amember of the New Ross No 59, Independent Order of Odd Fellows andalso belongs to Mace Lodge #55, Knights of Pythias." The IndianaGenWeb Project [Transcribed 20 March 2007, SLJuhl, compiler]