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Cornelia Aldridge Vining

Cornelia Aldridge Vining

Born: August 27, 1845 in Hopkinsville, KY

Father: Frelign Aldridge

dates unknown

Married: George Joseph Vining, Sr.

(1836-1915)

November 01, 1862 in Pine Bluff, AR

Children:

  1. Mary Ellen ("Nellie")
    b. April 10, 1866
    m. Benjamin H. Christopher (obituary)
    d. January 01, 1951 (obituary)
  2. Frances Cornelia
  3. George Joseph, Jr.
    b. April 07, 1869
    m. Maggie Rutledge, April 19, 1899
    d. February 02, 1938 (obituary)
  4. Arthur Lee
    b. January 08, 1871
    m. Fannie Harding, April 29, 1907
  5. Victor
    b. September 1872 d. November 1873
  6. Fred Earnest
    b. January 05, 1878
    m. Minnie Frances Payne, December 11, 1906
    d. August 20, 1956 (obituary)
  7. Thomas Freelin "Nuse"
    b. April 22, 1882
    m. Tommie Glover, July 05, 1896
    d. May 05, 1941
  8. John Vera
    b. September 28, 1885
    d. April 14, 1944

Photographs

Died: November 18, 1900
Pine Bluff, AR

Her final days were complicated by a lawsuit brought against her by her former son-in-law, H.P. Alexander on behalf of his two minor children, her grandchildren by her daughter Fannie who had died five years earlier. The lawsuit was resolved by conditions set in her will.

Gravestone

Will

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