Doggett George Cornish and Rachel Cornish Obituaries

IMG_0279George D. Cornish, July 13, 1828 – May 24, 1904.  Rachael A Cornish, December 2, 1830 – November 18, 1912.  Spring Hill Cemetery, Harrodsburg, Mercer County, Kentucky.

from The Harrodsburg Herald, Mercer County, Kentucky

Thursday, May 26, 19104

Mr. George Doggett Cornish died at his home near Braxton yesterday at the age of 76. He was a most highly respected gentleman and his many friends will learn of his demise with regret. Funeral services will be held at the home this afternoon at 2 o’clock, and interment will take place at Spring Hill cemetery, this city.


from The Harrodsburg Herald, Mercer County, Kentucky

Friday, November 22, 1912

Death of Mrs. Cornish

Mrs. Doggett Cornish, a former well known resident of this county, died at the home of Mr. and Mrs. D. W. Tobin in Winchester Wednesday. She was eighty-two years of age, and was a woman who was much loved for her noble qualities. She was a member for many years of the Joseph’s Chapel congregation, and the remains were brought to her old home in this county near Braxton, where funeral services were held Thursday morning by Rev. J. M. Matthews. She leaves three children, Prof. Ed Cornish, Mrs. D. C. Lillard and Mrs. D. W. Tobin at whose home she died.

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