William Henry Coray

Brief Life History of William Henry

When William Henry Coray was born on 3 November 1853, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, his father, Howard Coray, was 36 and his mother, Martha Jane Knowlton, was 31. He married Julia Ann Mundy on 19 August 1888, in Manassa, Conejos, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Utah, United States in 1870 and Chama, Taos, New Mexico, United States in 1900. He died on 20 October 1935, in Myton, Duchesne, Utah, United States, at the age of 81, and was buried in Provo City Cemetery, Provo, Utah, Utah, United States.

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William Henry Coray
Julia Ann Mundy
Marriage: 19 August 1888
Herman Carlson Coray

Sources (18)

  • William H Cory, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Wilson H Caray, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • William Henry Coray, "Utah Death Certificates, 1904-1956"

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Historical Boundaries: 1860: Taos, New Mexico Territory, United States 1861: Colorado Territory, United States 1861: Costilla, Colorado Territory, United States 1876: Costilla, Colorado, United States


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

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of various places in northern England. Those in Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire are named with the Old Norse personal name Kori (see Cory ) + Old Norse býr ‘farm, settlement’, whereas the one in Cumbria has as its first element the Old Irish personal name Corc.

French: nickname from a diminutive of corb ‘crow’.

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

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