Cornelius Tunt is a member of the Tunt family. He is Cheryl Tunt's great-grandfather and the builder of most of the railroads in the Archer universe. He is one member of five generations of men named Cornelius Tunt. This family lineage can be traced back to George Washington Tunt who lived in the Tuntmore House. Cheryl spent many summers at the Tuntmore House listening to her great-grandmother complain about the abolition of slavery.