Surname: Cornell
Given Name: Gerothman W.
Birth Date: January 4, 1817
Birth Place: Cambridge, NY
Marriage Date:
Marriage Place: Lansingburgh, NY
Spouse: Mary Frances
Death Date: April 11, 1885
Death Place: Lansingburgh, NY
Parents: Govit Cornell and Phebe Almy both of Cambridge.
Children: Sarah M. and Mary F.
Other Info: In 1836 Gerothman moved to Lansingburgh. He was in business as a general merchant. he had been a trustee of Lansingburgh, and represented the town in the Board of Supervisors for 4 years in succession. In 1858 he was elected sheriff of Rensselaer County & re-elected in 1864. He was appointed postmaster of Lansingburgh in 1874 & reappointed in 1878.
Sources: Oakwood Cemetery of Troy. History of Rensselaer Co., NY by Nathaniel Bartlett Sylvester

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