Nathan Steele Corning, 17881857 (aged 68 years)

Nathan Steele /Corning/
Family with Clarrisa Smith
Birth: May 20, 1788Norwich, New London, Connecticut
Death: 1857Elyria, Lorain, Ohio
Birth: February 9, 1793Canaan, Columbia, New York
Death: July 25, 1874Minneapolis, Ottawa, Kansas
Marriage MarriageOctober 23, 1811Canaan, Columbia, New York
17 years
Birth: July 6, 1828 40 35 Chatham, Columbia, New York
Death: 1886Bennet, Lancaster, Nebraska

from The Balance and Columbian Repository

Shared note

Nathan Steele Corning and his wife, Clarrisa Smith were supposed to have had thirteen children but only 10 have been located.

In the 1820 US Federal Census for Chatham, Columbia, New York, Nathan is living next door to his father, Bliss Corning. In his household are three males under 10 (Benjamin, George W, and Dwight), one male 26-45 (himself), one female under 10 (Lucinda) and one female 26-45 (Clarrisa). There is one person engaged in agriculture, himself.

In the 1830 US Federal Census for Canaan, Columbia, New York, Nathan has 9 people in his household. These are two males under 5 ( Samuel Beekman and States K), one male 5-10 (William), one male 10-15 (Dwight), one male 15-20 (George W), one male 40-50 (himself), one female 10-15 (Lucinda), one female 15-20 (unknown) one female 40-50 (Clarrisa) and one female 70-80 (Clarrisas mother?)

In the 1840 US Federal Census for Grafton, Lorain, Ohio, Nathan has seven people in his household. They are one male under 5 (Andrew), two males 5-10 (Henry and Smith P), two males 10-15 (Samuel Beekman and States K) one male 50-60 (himself), and one female 40-50 (his wife, Clarrisa). He is living near two of his sons, George W and Benjamin S (listed as B.S. by the census taker)

In the 1850 US Federal Census for Grafton, Lorain, Ohio, Nathan is listed as a 62 year-old, Connecticut born farmer. In his household are his wife, Clarrisa (age 57) and four of his younger sons; Samuel B (21 year-old New York born farmer), Smith P (19 year-old New York born farmer), Henry K (17 year-old New York born farmer), and Andrew Jackson (age 14, born in Ohio).

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Nathan Corning, of Chatham, married Clarissa Smith, of New Canaan on 23 Oct 1811 in New Canaan as reported on 5 Nov 1811 in "The Balance and Columbian Repository".