Polly Corey

1778–24 March 1850 (Age 72)
Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life of Polly

When Polly Corey was born in 1778, in Chelmsford, Middlesex, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, her father, William Corey, was 44 and her mother, Mary Fletcher, was 32. She married Edward Bates on 20 December 1798, in Stoddard, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 7 daughters. She died on 24 March 1850, in Landgrove, Bennington, Vermont, United States, at the age of 72, and was buried in North Landgrove, Landgrove, Bennington, Vermont, United States.

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Edward Bates
Polly Corey
Marriage: 20 December 1798
Lucy Bates
Almira Bates
James Lovell Bates
Mary 'Polly' Bates
Louisa L Bates
Martha Bates
Elizabeth Maria Bates
Lucretia Mercy Leblanc Bates
Edward Henry Bates

Spouse and Children

20 December 1798
Stoddard, Cheshire, New Hampshire, United States


+4 More Children

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    Leefy Fletcher



World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 3

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.
1791 · Vermont Becomes 14th State

Age 13

On March 4, 1791, Vermont became the 14th state.
1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 22

While the growth of the new nation was exponential, the United States didn’t have permanent location to house the Government. The First capital was temporary in New York City but by the second term of George Washington the Capital moved to Philadelphia for the following 10 years. Ultimately during the Presidency of John Adams, the Capital found a permanent home in the District of Columbia.

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)

  • Polly in entry for Lucy Bate, "New Hampshire Death Records, 1654-1947"
  • Polly in entry for Mary Valentine, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"
  • Polly in entry for Polly Bate, "New Hampshire Birth Records, Early to 1900"

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