one census report has him listed as born in Pennsylvania, and another lists Delaware. Another lists New Jersey.
On the 1910 census data, Cornelius is listed as age 92. He was widowed. He shared a household, in 1910, with August and May Schmitt, their children, Irene and Ralph, May Enders, sister, Effie F and her son Elwin J Carrigan. Elwin went by the name Jimmy.
Cornelius S.Ennis of McGregor, Iowa and Miss Jenny Noble (Knoebel) of McGregor, Iowa married Jan. 17, 1869 in Prairie du Chien. After Jenny died, he married Mary Gertrude Patchin.
In the 1870 census report, he is listed as a carpenter.
He was born Sept. 11, 1818 and died Nov. 23, 1915. His birth place in the 1880 census was New Jersey with mother born in Pennsylvania.
He outlived two wives and died at age 97.
There is a mystery child, named Mary Una Ennis Born July 4, 1873 Died Sept. 5, 1874 listed in the family records on a sheet of paper with William C Ennis. No record was found for her. Perhaps she was a sister of William C. Ennis, May Enders, and Effie Carrigan. The child, Mary, only lived 14 months.
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