Indiana McCaslins

Anna CornettAge: 98 years18211920

Anna Cornett
Married name
Anna Weddle (Weddel)
Birth December 1821
MarriageJames W Weddle (Weddel)View this family
after March 19, 1841 (Age 19 years)
Note: Weddle is spelled Weddel on the marriage record
Birth of a daughter
Nancy J Weddle (Weddel)
about 1842 (Age 20 years)
Birth of a daughter
Sarah E Weddle (Weddel)
about 1843 (Age 21 years)
Birth of a son
Isaac Weddle (Weddel)
about 1845 (Age 23 years)
Birth of a son
David Weddle (Weddel)
about 1847 (Age 25 years)
Birth of a daughter
Margaret Weddle (Weddel)
about January 1850 (Age 28 years)
Note: calculated from age of 9 months on the 1850 census
Census 1850 (Age 28 years)
Birth of a son
Franklin P Weddle (Weddel)
about 1852 (Age 30 years)
Birth of a son
James Wallen Weddle (Weddel)
November 1856 (Age 34 years)
Source: Find a Grave
Birth of a daughter
Mary A Weddle (Weddel)
about 1858 (Age 36 years)
Death of a daughterMargaret Weddle (Weddel)
before 1860 (Age 38 years)

Note: Missing her family in the 1860 census
Birth of a daughter
Louisa Weddle (Weddel)
about May 1860 (Age 38 years)
Note: Louisa was six months old at the time of the 1860 census
Census 1860 (Age 38 years)
Birth of a daughter
Albina (Elvina) Weddle (Weddel)
about 1863 (Age 41 years)
Census 1870 (Age 48 years)
Marriage of a childJames Wallen Weddle (Weddel)Anna Laura WykoffView this family
November 24, 1878 (Age 56 years)
Census 1880 (Age 58 years)
Census 1900 (Age 78 years)
Death of a husbandJames W Weddle (Weddel)
before 1910 (Age 88 years)

Note: James' wife Anna Cornett Weddle is recorded as a widow on the 1910 census.
Census 1910 (Age 88 years)
1870 Keeping House

Death before 1920 (Age 98 years)

Note: She is missing from the 1920 US Federal Census
Family with James W Weddle (Weddel) - View this family
Marriage: after March 19, 1841, Jackson, Indiana
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Weddle is spelled Weddel on the marriage record


She is missing from the 1920 US Federal Census

Shared note

On 19 Mar 1841, James W Weddel [sic] and Anna Cornett applied for a marriage license. Both were underage and needed the permission of their fathers. No return is recorded so the exact date of their marriage is unknown.

In the 1850 US Federal Census for Shawswick, Lawrence, Indiana, 28-year-old Virginia-born wagonmaker James W Weddel [Weddle] owns $150 worth of personal property. He and his 28-year-old Kentucky-born wife Anna [Cornett] Weddle have in their household their Indiana-born children, 7-year-old Nancy J, 6-year-old Sarah E, 5-year-old Isaac, 4-year-old David and 9-month old Margaret.

In the 1860 US Federal Census for Peno, Pike, Missouri, 38-year-old Virginia-born blacksmith James W Weddle owns $700 worth of personal property, but no land of value. He and his 38-year-old Kentucky-born wife Ann [Anna Cornett] Weddle have in their household their five surviving Indiana-born children, 18-year-old Nancy J, 17-year-old Sarah E, 16-year-old Isaac, 14-year-old David, and 7-year-old F P, and their three Missouri-born children, 4-year-old James, 2-year-old Mary and 6-month old Louiza [Louisa]. Margaret, who would have been 10-years old on this census, is missing and may be presumed to have died.

In the 1870 US Federal Census for Green, Nodaway, Missouri, 48-year-old Virginia-born blacksmith Jas W [James W] owns $800 worth of personal property but no land. He and his 48-year-old Kentucky-born wife Annie [Cornett] Weddle have in their household their children Indiana-born day laborer Franklin P, 15-year-old Missouri-born day laborer James W, 12-year-old Mary, 10-year-old Louisa, and 7-year-old Albina. James, Mary, Louisa and Albina have attended school in the past year. Annie, Mary, Louisa and Albina cannot write. Living next door is James and Anna's older son, 23-year-old Indiana-born farm laborer, David Weddle and his 20-year-old Indiana-born wife Celia. David owns $250 worth of personal properties.

In the 1880 US Federal Census for Green, Nodaway, Missouri, 58-year-old Virginia-born blacksmith James and his 58-year-old Kentucky-born wife Anna [Cornett] Weddle have in their household their youngest child, 17-year-old Elvina [recorded as Albina on the 1870 census], their 28-year-old Iowa-born widowed saloon keeper son-in-law James Munson and their grandson, 18-year-old Indiana-born blacksmith Robert Weddle. Robert has an "ankle affliction caused by the sciatic nerve". James' parents were born in Virginia, Anna's father was born in Tennessee and her mother in Virginia. Robert's father was born in Iowa and his mother in Indiana.

In the 1900 US Federal Census for Quitman, Green, Nodaway, Missouri, 77-year-old Virginia-born blacksmith James W and his 58-year-old Kentucky-born wife Anna [Cornett] Weddle have been married 58-years and have had 14 children, of whom eight are living. James owns his house, which is near that of his son James W Weddle Jr, free of mortgage.

In the 1910 US Federal Census for Skidmore, Monroe, Nodaway, Missouri, 54-year-old Missouri-born blacksmith James W Weddle Jr and his 52-year-old Missouri-born wife Anna L [Wykoff] have been married for 31-years and have had ten children but only nine are living. Six of them are living with their parents, 30-year-old August [Charles on the last two census records], 27-year-old Jenel B [transcribed Iva B, very bad handwriting], 26-year-old James R [James W on the last census], 20-year-old Forest J [age transcribed as 29], 16-year-old Laura A and 11-year-old Margarette. [Lela M on the 1900 census]. All of these children were born in Missouri. August, James and Forest are blacksmiths in their father's shop. Jenel is a seamstress, working at home. Also in this household is James' 88-year-old Kentucky-born widowed mother, Anna [Cornett] Weddle. She has born 14 children but only eight are living. Anna cannot read nor write. The family lives in a house that James owns free of mortgage on Oak Street.