Elizabeth Cornell1,2

F, b. before 15 January 1637, d. 1708
FatherThomas Cornell b. c 24 Mar 1594, d. 1656
MotherRebecca Briggs b. c 1600, d. 8 Feb 1673
     Elizabeth was born in Saffron Walden, County Essex, England. On 15 January 1637, she was christened in Saffron Walden, County Essex, England, at St. Mary the Virgin Churchyard.3 Elizabeth married Christopher Almy, son of William Almey and Audrey Barlowe, on 9 July 1661 in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island. Elizabeth departed this life in 1708 in Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island.


Christopher Almy b. 1632, d. 30 Jan 1713


  1. [S166] John Osborne Austin, Genealogical Dictionary of Rhode Island Families, page - - Elizabeth m. July 9, 1661 Christopher Almy b. 1632 d. Jan 30, 1713 of William & Audry.
  2. [S461] M.A. Rev. John Cornell, Genealogy of the Cornell Family: Being An Account of the Descendants of Thomas Cornell of Portsmouth, Rhode Island, page 33 - ELIZABETH," of Thomas, m. Christopher Almy of Portsmouth, R. L, son of William' and Audry , July 9, 1661; d. 1708; he was b. 1632; d. Jan. 30, 1713. Children (Almy):
    - Sarah, b. April 7, 1662; d. i708; m. (1) Richard
    Cadman; (2) Jonathan Merehew or Mayhew.
    - Elizabeth, b. Sept. 29, 1663; d. 1712; in. (1) John Morris; (2) John Leonard.
    - William, b. Oct. 27, 1665; d. July 6, 1747; M. (r) Deborah Cook; (2) Hope Borden.
    - Ann, b. Nov. 29, 1667; m. (r) Richard Durfee; (2) Benjamin Jefferson.
    - Christopher, b. Dec. 29, 1669; in. (1) April 16, 169o, Joanna Slocum; (2) Mary     .
    - Rebecca, b. Jan. 26, 1671; d. 1708; m. April 28, 1692, John Townsend.
    - John, b. April, 1673; d. 1673.
    1667, Christopher Almy and several others bought lands of the Indians at Monmouth, N. J., where he lived several ; ears and returned to Rhode Island before r 68o. r 68o, I'rsrch 5, he and several others bought Pocasset (Tiverton) lands for .4'1,100, he having 3M shares out of 30 shares; the purchase was made of Gov. Josiah Winslow, etc. 1690, he was deputy, also Assistant (or Colonial Senator), Feb. 27, he was elected governor, but refused to serve for reasons satisfactory to Assembly (this was the first election for governor since the deposition of Andros). 1693, Aug. 24, was sent from Rhode Island to England to present their grievances to Queen Mary, and on Oct. 28, same year, the Assembly allowed him £135, 10S., 8d for his expenses in England.
  3. [S1288] Jean E. Maack & C. Clair Cornell, Unraveling One Massachusetts-To-Iowa Cornell Line, page 78 - Elizabeth Cornell baptised 15 January 1637 St. Mary the Virgin Church, Saffron Walden, county Essex, England.