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
Mary Macomber
Marriage: 4 March 1738
John Cory
Rebecca Cory

Spouse and Children

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



    Rebecca Cory


Parents and Siblings


    Martha Moon






    Martha Corey


    Alfred B. Cory


World Events (4)


Age 65

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

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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