George Corry Jr.

25 October 1807–28 April 1875 (Age 67)
St James the Less, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom

The Life Summary of George

When George Corry Jr. was born on 25 October 1807, in St James the Less, Westminster, London, England, United Kingdom, his father, George Corry, was 42 and his mother, Margaret Cole, was 34. He married Margaret Climie on 26 January 1838, in Plympton, Lambton, Ontario, Canada. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 7 daughters. He immigrated to Utah, United States in 1847. He died on 28 April 1875, in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States, at the age of 67, and was buried in Cedar City, Iron, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

George Corry Jr.
Margaret Climie
Marriage: 26 January 1838
Janet Corry
Charlotte C Corry
Margaret C Corry
George Corry
Elizabeth Corry
Andrew Corry
Mary Jane Corry
William Henry Corry
Hyrum Corry
Rachel Maria Corry
Moroni C Corry
Harriet Jane Corry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    26 January 1838Plympton, Lambton, Ontario, Canada
  • Children


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    +3 More Children

    World Events (8)

    Age 1
    Atlantic slave trade abolished.
    1808 · The British West Africa Squadron
    Age 1
    The British West Africa Squadron was formed in 1808 to suppress illegal slave trading on the African coastline. The British West Africa Squadron had freed approximately 150,000 people by 1865.
    1825 · The Crimes Act
    Age 18
    The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

    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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    Story Highlight

    Trek Across the Plains--George and Margaret Climie Corry

    "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 wagons and 19 …

    Sources (50)

    • Geo Cory, "United States Census, 1860"
    • George Corry in entry for Andrew Corry and Jane Arthur, "Utah, County Marriages, 1887-1940"
    • George Corry in entry for William Henry Corry, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1964"

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