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Bill Gates

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Bill Gates

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    Thomas Cornell

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    • 11th Great-grandfather of Bill Gates — 14th Generation
    • Ahnentafel No:
    • 13134 
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    • Birth Date:
    • ABT 1595 
    • Birth Location:
    • prob. Saffron Walden, Essex, England 
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    • Death Date:
    • ABT 1655 
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    • Marriage Date:
    • BEF 30 Mar 1623 
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    • Children:

    • Sarah Cornell

      William Cornell

      Thomas Cornell

      Rebecca Cornell (Ahnentafel No:6567 )

      Kelame Cornell

      Richard Cornell

      John Cornell

      Elizabeth Cornell

    • Notes: 
    • Thomas Cornell may have been the son of George and Susan (Casse) Cornell, baptized 04 MAR 1593/4, or the son of WIlliam Cornell, baptized 01 JUN 1595.

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  • Sources for Thomas Cornell

    • 1 New York Genealogical and Biographical Record, 1905, Vol. 36, p. 66.
    • 5 Brenneman, Richard E., "Notable Kin - New England in Hollywood, Part Three: The Possible Rhode Island Ancestry of Marilyn Monroe", www.americanancestors.org/notable-kin-the-possible-rhode-island-ancestry-of-marilyn-monroe, (accessed 10/09/2014).
    • 6 Carter, Jeff, Ancestors of Jimmy and Rosalynn Carter, Jefferson, North Carolina: McFarland and Company, Inc. (2012), 53-54.
    • 7 Cornell, Rev. John, Genealogy of the Cornell Family: Being an Account of the Descendants of Thomas Cornell of Portsmouth, R.I., New York: Press of T.A. Wright (1902), 17-24.
    • 8 Cornell, Thomas C., Adam and Anne Mott: Their Ancestors and Their Descendants, Poughkeepsie, New York: A.V. Haight, Printer (1890), 329-338.
    • 9 De Rapalj√©, Joris Janssen, Historic Families of America: William Almy, of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, 1630, Chicago: Published by Charles Kingsbury Miller (1897), 17.
    • 10 Jones, Charles Henry, Genealogy of the Rodman Family, 1620 to 1886, Philadelphia: Allen, Lane and Scott (1886), 20.
    • 11 Quinby, Henry Cole, Genealogical History of the Quinby (Quimby) Family In England and America, Rutland, Vermont: The Tuttle Company (1915), 120.

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