John M. Mills, age 17, married Cordelia Comstock, age 14 on 16 Jul 1889. J. H. Branson, JP. License was issued 15 Jul 1889.
I have found her name as both Cordelia and Cornelia.
According to Homer Marshall of Uniontown, Cornelia and Mort were breaking a horse to ride and she was kicked in the head and died.
There is a note in the manuscript file of John A. Comstock, that Cornelia's residence was Muskogee. This seems unlikely - perhaps her husband moved there for a time, but both are buried there in Crawford Co, AR. The place of residence was not in the book, so maybe J.A. Comstock also suspected this was an error.
Cornelia COMSTOCK and John Morton "Mort" MILLS were married on 16 July 1889 in Crawford County, Arkansas.34,152,162 John Morton "Mort" MILLS, son of John Buchanan MILLS and Alice F. MORTON, was born on 25 October 1871.141 He died on 17 August 1900 at the age of 28.108
1900 Census. Dated 8 Jun 1900. Union Twp, Crawford, AR, Hh 83
"Morton was widowed young and left with a small son, Omar Mills. At age 22, he met and married Fannie Nolan on 7 Jan 1894 and had 3 children: Irene, Roy, and John."
Bryan Morning Eagle, published Bryan, TX.
Cornelia COMSTOCK and John Morton "Mort" MILLS had the following children:
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