Cornish, Joseph D
Cornish, Joseph D.
a Free-will Baptist minister, was born in Duchess County, N.Y., March 26, 1764. He was converted in 1817, and moved, in 1826, into Chautauqua County, where, in 1827, he was baptized, and united with the Free-will Baptists. In 1830 he commenced preaching, and was ordained in 1836. He died at Sherman, Chautauqua County, November 17, 1854. He was a good minister, and universally beloved. See Free-will Baptist Register, 1856, page 9. (J.C.S.)