Benjamin Mott Cory

25 July 1788–16 October 1872 (Age 84)
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States

The Life of Benjamin Mott

When Benjamin Mott Cory was born on 25 July 1788, in Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, his father, Samuel Cory, was 30 and his mother, Jemima Walden, was 28. He married Penelope Tripp on 13 April 1814, in Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 7 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Rhode Island, United States in 1870. He died on 16 October 1872, in Tiverton, Newport, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 84.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Mott Cory
1788–1872
Penelope Tripp
1796–1878
Marriage: 13 April 1814
Patience Cory
1816–1890
Samuel Rodman Cory
1816–1895
John Cory
1836–
Margarett I Cory
1819–1900
Stephen Cory
1821–
Abigail Cory
1823–
Isaac C. Cory
1824–1911
George G. Cory
1827–1914
Howard Cory
1831–
Hannah M Cory
1836–1914
Thomas Cory
1838–

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
13 April 1814
Westport, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
children

(11)

+6 More Children

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(5)

World Events (8)

1789

Age 1

George Washington elected first president of United States.
1790 · 13th State

Age 2

On May 29, 1790, Rhode Island becomes the last of the original 13 colonies to become a state.
1811 · USS Revenge

Age 23

On January 9, 1811, the USS Revenge hits a reef off of Watch Hill, Rhode Island. The load the ship is carrying is handed off to other ships and the USS Revenge is tied down by tow ropes. It brakes free from the ropes and later sinks. In 2011 divers find what are believed to be the remains of the ship.

Name Meaning

English: variant spelling of Corey .

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

Possible Related Names

Sources (3)

  • Benjimin Cory, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Benjamin Cory, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Benjamin M. Cory, "Rhode Island Town Deaths Index, 1639-1932"

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