CORNETT FAMILY

Pine Mountain Settlement School
Series 09: Biography – Families

CORNETT FAMILY, 1918 – 1974


TAGS: Cornett Family; Pine Mountain Settlement School; Pine Mountain Community; PMSS Workers; PMSS Boarding School Students; PMSS Community School Students


Members of the Cornett Family lived in the community of Pine Mountain since very early years. Many were among the student body and workers at Pine Mountain Settlement School. The name, “Cornet,” has also been found in the PMSS Collections, but it is not known whether this  is an alternate name or a misspelling.

For additional assistance in locating histories of families in Eastern Kentucky see:

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Cornett Family: HISTORY

(Pending)

Corena Cornett is among the students in the photograph of the 1949 GRADUATING CLASS.

Cornett Family: IN PINE MOUNTAIN VALLEY AREA, 1919-1942

TITLE LAST NAME FIRST NAME YEARS OF INFO SOURCE OF INFORMATION NOTES
Cornett P. 1934, 1934 – 1942 COBB STORIES “Told by the Boys…”; MAP OF COMMUNITY RESIDENTS 1934 – 1942 Mrs. Jane Browning
Mr. & Mrs. Cornett Lige (L.E.C.) 1934, 1935 COBB STORIES “Told by the Boys…” Son: Wilson
Cornett Wilson (Little Wicks, Wils) 1934, 1938 COBB STORIES “Told by the Boys…”; COBB STORIES “Visit to Line Fork/Pettit’s…” Lige’s son who moved to Boston. Frank’s brother.
Mr. & Mrs. Cornett Frank 1934 – 1942 COBB STORIES “Told by the Boys…”; COBB STORIES “Visit to Line Fork/Pettit’s…”; MAP OF COMMUNITY RESIDENTS 1934 – 1942 store owner
Cornett Green 1919 Lavender Album fiddler from Line Fork
Cornett Earl 1934 COBB STORIES “Pre-Christmas…” Lige’s brother.
Mr. & Mrs. Cornett Jasper (Jas) 1934, 1938 COBB STORIES ” “Visit to Uncle…”; “Visit to Line Fork/Pettit’s…” Has sons in Boston: Winfield (Win), Morgan and John
Cornett Winfield 1934 COBB STORIES ” “Visit to Uncle…”
Mr. & Mrs. Cornett Charles 1934 – 1942 MAP OF COMMUNITY RESIDENTS 1934 – 1942
Cornett John 1934 – 1942 MAP OF COMMUNITY RESIDENTS 1934 – 1942
Cornett Harrison 1934 – 1942 MAP OF COMMUNITY RESIDENTS 1934 – 1942
Mr. & Mrs. Cornett Jess 1934 – 1942 MAP OF COM RESIDENTS 1934 – 1942; COBB STORIES “Visit to Harmon..” Wife: Sal, School laundry head. Jess is the nightwatchman.
Mr. & Mrs. Cornett John R. 1934 – 1942 MAP OF COMMUNITY RESIDENTS 1934 – 1942
Mr. & Mrs. Cornett Pearl 1934 – 1942 MAP OF COMMUNITY RESIDENTS 1934 – 1942
Mr. & Mrs. Cornett Cillus 1938 COBB STORIES “Visit to Line Fork/Pettit’s…”
Mr. & Mrs. Cornett Manon 1926, 1937 COBB STORIES “Farewell…”; Merrow Corres II (Mrs.); STAPLETON REPORT 1926 – Aug-Nov per Stapleton report: “Manon Cornett’s store” at Line Fork
Mr. & Mrs. Cornett Finly (Findley) 1922, 1938 COBB STORIES “Visit to Line Fork/Pettit’s…”; “Visit to Line Fork/Mrs. Morris…  “Stapletons Leaving…”; MEDCALF REPORT 1922 Wife: Neely (Nealy)
Cornett Mason 1938 COBB STORIES “Visit to Line Fork/Pettit’s…” Has a store at Line Fork.
Cornett Edna 1928 COBB STORIES “Visit to Line Fork/Pettit’s…”
Cornett Ruth Ann 1922, 1938 COBB STORIES “Visit to Line Fork/Pettit’s…”; MEDCALF REPORT 1922  Father: Floyd
Cornett Addie 1938 COBB STORIES “Visit to Line Fork/Pettit’s…”
Cornett Ella 1935 COBB STORIES “Visit to Line Fork/Mrs. Morris…” Has a “sorry” husband
Cornett Almon 1937 COBB STORIES “Stapletons Leaving…”
Creech Emily 1938 COBB STORIES “Visit to Line Fork/Pettit’s…”  Sister to the Cornett boys in Bost

Cornett Family: PMSS WORKERS, 1935-1974

LAST NAME FIRST NAME OTHER NAME JOB TITLE NOTES FORMER STUDENT PMSS YEAR(S)
Burdine Howard Farm Manager Came from Berea, KY; one of first 2 graduates from Pine Mt. The other was Charlie Cornett; Developed a new variety of sweet corn. yes June 1935 – July 1937
Cornett Jess Night Watchman & Groundskeeper 1940s; Maintenance 1970s Had a little general store just outside PMSS gate; Married Sally Wilder, sister of Brit Wilder. 1941-1942; 1973-1974
Cornett Sally Cornett, Mrs. Jess Laundry; Housemother Big Log (Relief) 1941, 1942, 1943

Cornett Family: PMSS BOARDING STUDENTS, 1928-1949

Cornett Family: PMSS COMMUNITY SCHOOL STUDENTS, 1940-1963

LAST NAME – FIRST NAME – MI – DATE OF BIRTH – DATE OF RECORD

Cornett Alma Jean 1949-08-12  1956
Cornett Bobby  1940-06-24 1960
Cornett Brenda 1950-11-11 1961 (duplicate?)
Cornett Brenda 1950-11-19  1961
Cornett Brenda Faye 1957-08-30 1963
Cornett Clara 1942-04-11 1953
Cornett Dennis  1946-10-08 1957
Cornett  Etta Charlene 1940-05-26 1953
Cornett Eugene 1947-04-25 1960
Cornett Francis 1942-05-25 1948
Cornett Gail  1948-05-26 1954
Cornett Jack Roger 1949-12-29 1952
Cornett Jeanette 1944-05-05 1955
Cornett Larry 1953 1953-09-22 1959
Cornett Lela Vern 1944-09-01 1956
Cornett Linda 1950-11-14  1961
Cornett Naomi Ruth 1946-11-25 1960
Cornett Ralph 1940-03-06 1954
Cornett Rodney 1942-06-01 1950


See Also:

ALICE COBB STORIES Visit to Jasper Cornett’s Place, June 1, 1934
ALICE COBB STORIES “Farewell Trip to Line Fork, June 14, 1937
ALICE COBB STORIES “Stapletons Leaving Line Fork, May 31 – June 1, 1937”
ALICE COBB STORIES “Told by the Boys, Summer 1934”
ALICE COBB STORIES “Visit to Line Fork with Mrs. Morris, Oct. 19, 1935”
ALICE COBB STORIES “Visit to Line Fork. Time of Miss Pettit’s Death, 1938”
ALICE COBB STORIES ” “Visit to Uncle Hen Turner, 1934”

MAP OF COMMUNITY RESIDENTS 1934 – 1942
ANNE RUTH MEDCALF REPORT TO MISS PETTIT Feb. 11, 1922
STAPLETON REPORT 1926 – August-November “Our First Four Months …”


Cornett Family: GALLERY

Title

Cornett Family

Identifier

CORNETT FAMILY

Creator

Pine Mountain Settlement School, Pine Mountain, KY

Alt. Creator

Ann Angel Eberhardt ; Helen Hayes Wykle ;

Subject Keyword

Cornett Family ; Pine Mountain Settlement School ; Pine Mountain Community ; PMSS Workers; PMSS Boarding School Students ; PMSS Community School Students ;

Subject LCSH

Cornett Family.
Pine Mountain Settlement School (Pine Mountain, Ky.) — History.
Harlan County (Ky.) — History.
Education — Kentucky — Harlan County.
Rural schools — Kentucky — History.
Schools — Appalachian Region, Southern.

Date

2018-05-27

Publisher

Pine Mountain Settlement School, Pine Mountain, KY

Contributor

n/a

Type

Collections ; text ; image ;

Format

Original and copies of documents and correspondence in file folders in filing cabinet.

Source

Series 09: Biography – Families

Language

English

Relation

Is related to: Pine Mountain Settlement School Collections, Series 09: Biography – Families

Coverage Temporal

1918 – 1974

Coverage Spatial

Pine Mountain, KY ; Harlan County, KY ;

Rights

Any display, publication, or public use must credit the Pine Mountain Settlement School. Copyright retained by the creators of certain items in the collection, or their descendants, as stipulated by United States copyright law.

Donor

n/a

Description

Core documents, correspondence, writings, and administrative papers of the Cornett Family ; clippings, photographs, books by or about the Cornett Family ;

Acquisition

n/d

Citation

“[Identification of Item],” [Collection Name] [Series Number, if applicable]. Pine Mountain Settlement School Institutional Papers. Pine Mountain Settlement School, Pine Mountain, KY.

Processed By

Helen Hayes Wykle ; Ann Angel Eberhardt ;

Last Updated

Bibliography

Sources

“Cornett.” GUIDE TO PMSS WORKERS 1913-2000s ; PINE MOUNTAIN VALLEY COMMUNITY RESIDENTS LIST 1910s-1940s ; GUIDE TO BOARDING SCHOOL STUDENTS, 1929-1949 ; COMMUNITY SCHOOL STUDENTS LIST A-GaSeries 09: Biography – Families. Pine Mountain Settlement School Institutional Papers. Pine Mountain Settlement School, Pine Mountain, KY. Internet resource.

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