William Corey

2 March 1711–about 1800 (Age 88)
Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of William

When William Corey was born on 2 March 1711, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Mickael Corey, was 22 and his mother, Martha Moon, was 30. He married Mary Macomber on 4 March 1738, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States in 1711. He died about 1800, at the age of 89.

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Family Time Line

William Corey
1711–1800
Mary Macomber
1711–1800
Marriage: 4 March 1738
John Cory
1745–
Rebecca Cory
1757–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
4 March 1738
Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States
children

(2)

    Male1745–Male

    Rebecca Cory

    Female1757–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Male1688–1740Male

    Martha Moon

    Female1681–Female

siblings

(4)

    Male1711–1800Male

    Male1713–1800Male

    Martha Corey

    Female1718–1800Female

    Alfred B. Cory

    Male1720–Male

World Events (4)

1776

Age 65

Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1776

Age 65

Rhode Island was first to declare its independence from Britain on May 4, 1776.
1781 · The First Constitution

Age 70

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.

Name Meaning

1 English: from the Old Norse personal name Kori, which is of uncertain meaning.2 Northern Irish: variant of Curry .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • William Corey, "Rhode Island Births and Christenings, 1600-1914"
  • William Cory, "Rhode Island Town Marriages Index, 1639-1916"
  • William Cory, "Rhode Island, Marriages, 1724-1916"

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