When Maria Cortright was born on 22 June 1783, in Machackemeck, Deerpark, Orange, New York, United States, her father, Moses Anthony Cortright, was 38 and her mother, Antje Van Etten, was 30. She married Abraham Decker on 6 December 1790, in Sussex, New Jersey, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 2 daughters. She died on 24 February 1864, in Orange, New York, United States, at the age of 80.
Variant of Courtright , a surname of Dutch origin. Compare Kortright .
Perhaps also an altered form of English Cartwright .