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Marilyn Monroe

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Marilyn Monroe

Actress, Model, and Singer


    Innocent Cornell

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    • 6th Great-grandmother of Marilyn Monroe — 9th Generation
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    • 259 
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    • ABT 1673 
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    • Sarah Borden

      Thomas Borden

      Mary Borden (Ahnentafel No:129 )

      Samuel Borden

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    • Innocent is often mistaken to be the daughter of Gersham and Mary (Tripp) Wodell, but the evidence overwhelmingly supports her as the daughter of Thomas and Sarah (Earle) Cornell.

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  • Sources for Innocent Cornell

    • 2 Representative Men and Old Families of Southeastern Massachusetts, Volume 1, Chicago: J. H. Beers and Company (1912), 9.
    • 4 Brenneman, Richard E., "Notable Kin - New England in Hollywood, Part Three: The Possible Rhode Island Ancestry of Ma rilyn Monroe", www.americanancestors.org/notable-kin-the-possible-rhode-island-ancestry-of-marilyn-monroe, (accessed 10/09/2014).
    • 5 Cornell, Rev. John, Genealogy of the Cornell Family: Being an Account of the Descendants of Thomas Cornell of Por tsmouth, R.I., New York: Press of T.A. Wright (1902), 25.
    • 7 Robinson, Caroline E., The Hazard Family of Rhode Island, 1635-1894: Being a Genealogy and History of the Descendant s of Thomas Hazard . . ., Boston: Printed for the Author (1896), 9, 20.
    • 8 Weld, Hattie Borden, comp., Historical and Genealogical Record of the Descendants as far as Known of Richard and Joan Bor den . . ., (1899), 66-68.