Paris Corey

June 1795–11 December 1844 (Age 49)
Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States

The Life of Paris

When Paris Corey was born in June 1795, in Pownal, Bennington, Vermont, United States, his father, Benedict Corey, was 45 and his mother, Eunice Jackson, was 42. He died on 11 December 1844, in New London, Connecticut, United States, at the age of 49, and was buried in Sterling, Windham, Connecticut, United States.

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Benedict Corey
Eunice Jackson
John Corey
Sarah Ann Corey
Olive Corey
Benedict Corey
Archibald Corey
Eunice Corey
Robert Corey
Paris Corey
Elizabeth Corey

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World Events (7)

1800 · Movement to Washington D.C.

Age 5

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.
1802 · Brass is Discovered

Age 7

"In 1802, brass was identified in Waterbury, Connecticut. This gave the city the nickname ""The Brass City."" Brass dominated the city and helped to create the city. The motto of the city is Quid Aere Perennius, which means What is more lasting than brass? in Latin."

Age 17

War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

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 (2)

  • Paris Corey, "United States Revolutionary War Pension Payment Ledgers, 1818-1872"
  • Paris Corey, "Find A Grave Index"

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