Edward Cordell
Privacy Level: Open (White)

Edward Cordell (1828 - 1870)

Captain Edward Cordell
Born in Philippsburg, Germanymap
[children unknown]
Died in San Francisco, Californiamap
Profile last modified | Created 22 Jul 2012
This page has been accessed 1,017 times.

Biography

Edward was born in Germany in 1828. He passed away in 1870 at the age of 42. Edward migrated to America in 1849.[1]

Death of Captain Cordell:

Captain Edward Cordell, US Coast Survey, died suddenly in the streets of San Francisco in an apoplectic fit.[2]

His will was administered by his brother-in-law, Adolph Biber.


Cordell Bank (Marin), the shoal west of Point Reyes, was explored in June, 1869, by Captain Edward Cordell and was subsequently named after him.[3] An organisation known as "Cordell Expeditions" has, (in more recent times), undertaken 10 years of exploration of the Cordell Bank, resulting in the U.S. Department of Commerce designating it as the Cordell Bank National Marine Sanctuary.[4]


No more info is currently available for Edward Cordell. Can you add to his biography?

Sources

  • Peter Knowles. Click the Changes tab for the details of edits by Peter and others.

References

  1. Entered by Peter Knowles, Jul 21, 2012
  2. San Francisco History (SF Genealogy) - Events of 1870
  3. [ http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Cordell_Bank_National_Marine_Sanctuary ]
  4. [ http://www.cordell.org/CE_pages/CE_about.html ]




More Genealogy Tools



Sponsored Search




Is Edward your ancestor? Please don't go away!
 star icon Login to collaborate or comment, or
 star icon contact private message private message a profile manager, or
 star icon ask our community of genealogists a question.
Sponsored Search by Ancestry.com

DNA
No known carriers of Edward's ancestors' DNA have taken a DNA test.

Have you taken a DNA test? If so, login to add it. If not, see our friends at Ancestry DNA.

Sponsored by Ancestry ®

Family History Search.

Simplified.

Enter a grandparent's name. Just one grandparent can lead you to many discoveries.

Comments

Leave a message for others who see this profile.
There are no comments yet.
Login to post a comment.

C  >  Cordell  >  Edward Cordell