Cornelius lived with a guardian in Holland/Ottawa Co. from 1856-1866. He went to Hope College for two years. Then went on to West Point and graduated in 1873. I know that he had 2 sons from the first marriage. He had 2 daughters in a second marriage to Bessie E. Patton. He was an Army Colone land was living in L.A. in 1920 census.