Harriet Virginia Knowlton Coray

9 August 1846–25 June 1872 (Age 25)
Atchison Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States

The Life Summary of Harriet Virginia Knowlton

When Harriet Virginia Knowlton Coray was born on 9 August 1846, in Atchison Township, Nodaway, Missouri, United States, her father, Howard Coray, was 29 and her mother, Martha Jane Knowlton, was 24. She married Wilson Howard Dusenberry on 4 December 1864, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Salt Lake, Utah, United States in 1850. She died on 25 June 1872, in Provo, Utah, Utah, United States, at the age of 25, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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Family Time Line

Wilson Howard Dusenberry
Harriet Virginia Knowlton Coray
Marriage: 4 December 1864
Charles Wilson Dusenberry
Cora May Dusenberry
Blanche Dusenberry
Harriet Virginia Dusenberry

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    4 December 1864Provo, Utah, Utah, United States
  • Children


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    World Events (5)

    Age 14
    In 1860, the Pony Express used men riding on horseback to carry mail between St. Joseph, Missouri, and Sacramento, California.
    Age 17
    Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
    1865 · Slavery Abolished
    Age 19
    On January 11, 1865, slavery was abolished in Missouri.

    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 (10)

    • Harriet Dusenberry in household of Wilson Dusenberry, "United States Census, 1870"
    • Hattie V. Coray, "United States Western States Marriage Index"
    • Harriet V. Corey in entry for Blanche Dusenberry Parker, "Washington Death Certificates, 1907-1960"

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