Charles Melvin Cory

August 1870–
Marshall, Indiana, United States

The Life of Charles Melvin

When Charles Melvin Cory was born in August 1870, in Marshall, Indiana, United States, his father, Barney Joseph Corey, was 23 and his mother, Barbara Olive Shore, was 19. He married Martha A Killiam in 1892, in Missouri, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. He lived in Green Township, Marshall, Indiana, United States in 1880 and Liberty Township, Bollinger, Missouri, United States in 1900.

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Family Time Line

Charles Melvin Cory
1870–
Martha A Killiam
1876–
Marriage: 1892
Infant Cory
1900–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1892
Missouri, United States
children

(1)

    Infant Cory

    Female1900–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Barney Joseph Corey

    Male1846–1911Male

    Barbara Olive Shore

    Female1850–1892Female

siblings

(5)

    Male1870–Male

    Female1876–1961Female

    Sarah A. Cory

    Female1880–Female

    Edith Pearl Corey

    Female1886–Female

    Edith Rose Cory

    Female1886–Female

World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 2

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1872 · The Amnesty Act

Age 2

A federal law which reversed most of the penalties on former Confederate soldiers by the Fourteenth Amendment. The Act affected over 150,000 troops that were a part of the Civil War.
1901 · Assassination of Mckinley

Age 31

President William McKinley was shot at the Temple of Music, in the Pan-American Exposition, while shaking hands with the public. Leon Czolgosz shot him twice in the abdomen because he thought it was his duty to do so. McKinley died after eight days of watch and care. He was the third American president to be assassinated. After his death, Congress passed legislation to officially make the Secret Service and gave them responsibility for protecting the President at all times.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Corey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (2)

  • Charles M Corey, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Charles M Corey in household of Barney J Corey, "United States Census, 1880"

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