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Peter Corneal (abt. 1670)

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Peter Corneal aka Cornell
Born about in Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colonymap [uncertain]
Son of [father unknown] and [mother unknown]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married (to ) in Billerica, Middlesex County, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Husband of — married in Billerica, Middlesex, Province of Massachusetts Baymap
Descendants descendants
Died [date unknown] [location unknown]
Profile last modified | Created 27 Mar 2011
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Categories: Billerica, Massachusetts.



There is no record of Peter Corneal's birth in the collected vital records of Billerica, Middlesex County, Massachusetts Bay Colony. The birth dated given here, of 1670, is simply an estimate that he might have been about the same age as Joanna Marshall, when they married. His second wife, Elizabeth Frost, would have been slightly younger (1672).

Peter married Joanna Marshall on 9 Aug 1695, in Billerica.[1] They had four children before Joanna's death on 28 Dec 1704, in Billerica.[2]

  • Susanna Corneal (b. 22 Feb 1696/7)[3]
  • Mary Corneal (b. 13 Apr 1699)[4]
  • Peter Corneal (b. 28 Sep 1702)[5]
  • John Corneal (b. 3 Feb 1703/4)[6]

Peter's second wife was Elizabeth Frost. They were married in Billerica in 1708.[7] The registered the births of two daughters in Billerica:

Peter and Elizabeth may have had a third daughter, Hannah Corneal, but there is no record of her in Billerica.[10]

There is no record of the deaths of either Peter or Elizabeth in Billerica.


Elizabeth b. Nov 6, 1672; m. Peter Corneal.[11]

There is a Find A Grave Memorial# 31701594: Peter Corneal, no dates, no connections, Hillside Cemetery, Eastport, Washington County, Maine, USA


  1. "Corneal, Peter and Joanna [dup. Johanna] Marshall, Aug. 9, 1695:" ‘’Vital Records of Billerica, Massachusetts, to the Year 1850’’, p. 237. (Afterwards, Billerica VR).
  2. Billerica VR, p. 350.
  3. Billerica VR, p. 42.
  4. Billerica VR, p. 42.
  5. Billerica VR, p. 42.
  6. Corneal, John, s. Peter and Johanna [dup. Joanna], Feb. 3, 1703 [dup. 1703-4]:" Billerica VR, p. 42.
  7. "Cornell, Peter [dup. Corneal] and Elizabeth [dup. Elisabeth] Frost, _____ ,1708:" Billerica VR, p. 237.
  8. "Corneal, Elizabeth [dup. Elizabeth Cornell], d. Peter and Elisabeth [dup. Elisabeth], Oct. 24, 1709:" Billerica VR, p.42.
  9. "Corneal, Sarah [dup. Sarah Cornell], d. Peter and Elisabeth [dup. Elizabeth], Jan. 25, 1711-12:" Billerica VR, p.42.
  10. Possible source: Frost, "Genealogical Frost Record."
  11. Frost, "Genealogical Frost Record," p. 31.


This person was created through the import of fitzmaster032511.ged on 27 March 2011.

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