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Emily Reynolds Eberle Cornwall

Death called Mrs. Emily Sophia Cornwall, 82, yesterday morning [February 6, 1936] at the family home, 707 South Pine Street. Funeral services will be at the Honeycutt Chapel at 2 p.m. tomorrow.

Mrs. Cornwall was born at Elora, Ont., March 23, 1854. She married Addison Eberle in 1874, the couple having two children, Adelaide and Gertrude. Mr. Eberle died in 1882.

In 1885 she married Hiram D. Cornwall and moved to Ellensburg in 1889. Their children are Frank P., Joe W., Lincoln, Emma Bell, Mabel M. and Herbert A. In 1890 the family moved to a homestead on the old Wenatchee-Colockum Road, and later to a farm in the Fairview District. In 1906 the family moved to Ellensburg.

Mother Cornwall’s passing takes the oldest member of the Baptist Church here where she has been an active member for 46 years. Of late years she has divided her time with members of the family, especially Mabel M. Crump of Bellingham and Gertrude E. Wood of Ft. William, Ont.

For many years she was a member of the WCTU and the Women’s Relief Corps, her husband having been a member of the GAR. She is survived by Mrs. Gertrude E. Wood of Ft. William, Ont.; Frank P. Cornwall of Wenatchee; Mrs. Mabel M. Crump of Bellingham; Herbert A. and Lincoln Cornwall of Ellensburg; 10 living grand children and three great grandchildren.