Andrew Corry

Brief Life History of Andrew

When Andrew Corry was born on 26 April 1846, in Cook, Illinois, United States, his father, George Corry Jr., was 38 and his mother, Margaret Climie, was 31. He married Letitia Newcombe on 22 April 1870, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 5 daughters. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States in 1850 and Kanarraville, Iron, Utah, United States in 1900. He died on 11 March 1933, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 86, and was buried in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Andrew Corry
1846–1933
Letitia Newcombe
1843–1921
Marriage: 22 April 1870
Andrew Charles Newcomb Corry
1871–1936
William Henry Newcombe Corry
1872–1956
George Hyrum Corry
1873–1946
John Herbert Corry
1875–1951
Moroni Corry
1877–1938
Nettie May Corry
1878–1878
Annie Letitia Corry
1879–1889
Margaret Mary Ann Corry
1881–1973
Emily Jane Corry
1882–1946
Ida Caroline Corry
1884–1954

Sources (62)

  • Andrew Cory, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Andrew Corry, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
  • Utah, Death and Military Death Certificates, 1904-1961

World Events (8)

1850

Historical Boundaries: 1850: Utah Territory, United States 1851: Utah, Utah Territory, United States 1896: Utah, Utah, United States

1863

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1869

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Name Meaning

Irish (Clare): shortened Anglicized form of Ó Corra or Ó Corraidh, see Corr . Alternatively, a shortened and altered form of McCorry .

Scottish: variant of Corrie .

Americanized form of Arabic Khoury or Khouri ‘priest’. Compare Cory .

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

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Trek Across the Plains--George and Margaret Climie Corry

"Thursday, 17 June 1847. Joseph Horne's fifty, part of the Edward Hunter Company, also officially started their pioneer trek. The Horne fifty (also known as the John Taylor Company) consisted of 72 …

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