Sidney Algernon Coray

9 July 1855–11 May 1943 (Age 87)
Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States

The Life Summary of Sidney Algernon

When Sidney Algernon Coray was born on 9 July 1855, in Tooele, Tooele, Utah, United States, his father, Howard Coray, was 38 and his mother, Martha Jane Knowlton, was 33. He married Lydia Ann Lerwill on 3 July 1884, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. He lived in Utah, Utah, United States for about 10 years and Payson Election Precinct, Utah, Utah, United States in 1940. He died on 11 May 1943, in Payson, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 87, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Sidney Algernon Coray
Lydia Ann Lerwill
Marriage: 3 July 1884
Sidney Coray
Eppie Lydia Coray
Howard CORAY

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    3 July 1884Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (8)

    Age 8
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg
    Age 8
    The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield
    Age 26
    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    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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    Sources (22)

    • Sidney A Cory in household of Howard Cory, "United States Census, 1860"
    • Sidney A. Coray in entry for Lydia Ann Coray, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"
    • Sydney A Corey, "United States Census, 1920"

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