Cornyn, John Kinkead
Cornyn, John Kinkead a Presbyterian minister, was born at Carlisle, Pennsylvania, August 16, 1815. He graduated at Jefferson College in 1842, and was a student in the Western Theological Institute for three years. He was licensed by the Presbytery of Allegheny, April 3, 1845, and for two years supplied various churches in his presbytery. In 1847 he entered the Presbytery of Erie, where he preached to the congregations of Sturgeonville, Girard. and Harbor Creek. From 1850 he preached in several places, especially at Troy, Pennsylvania, but failing health soon obliged him to retire from the active duties of the ministry. He died December 22, 1853. During his period of ill- health he published a work called Dick Wilson, or, the Rumseller's Victim. See Hist. of the Presbytery of Erie.