Harlan Bliss Corrie

24 April 1871–21 February 1961 (Age 89)
Orio, Wabash, Illinois, United States

The Life of Harlan Bliss

When Harlan Bliss Corrie was born on 24 April 1871, in Orio, Wabash, Illinois, United States, his father, John Robert Corrie, was 54 and his mother, Cynthia Mariah Thompson, was 34. He married Martha Maria Crewell on 27 February 1895, in Wabash, Illinois, United States. They were the parents of at least 3 sons. He lived in Wabash Precinct, Wabash, Illinois, United States for about 60 years. He died on 21 February 1961, in Wabash, Illinois, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Wabash Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Orio, Wabash, Illinois, United States.

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Family Time Line

Harlan Bliss Corrie
Martha Maria Crewell
Marriage: 27 February 1895
Lester Linn Corrie
Henry B. Corrie
Charles H. Corrie

Spouse and Children

27 February 1895
Wabash, Illinois, United States



    Henry B. Corrie


    Charles H. Corrie


Parents and Siblings

    John Robert Corrie


    Cynthia Mariah Thompson




    Edwin Corrie


    Henry Havelock Corrie


    Sarah Elizabeth Corrie


    Samuel Corrie


    William Finley Corrie


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World Events (8)

1872 · The First National Park

Age 1

Yellowstone National Park was given the title of the first national park by the U.S. Congress and signed into law by President Ulysses S. Grant. It is also believed to be the first national park in the world.
1877 · The First Workers Strike

Age 6

The country was in great economic distress in mid-1877, which caused many workers of the Railroad to come together and began the first national strike in the United States. Crowds gathered in Chicago in extreme number to be a part of the strike which was later named the Great Railroad Strike. Shortly after the strike began, the battle was fought between the authorities and many of the strikers. The conflict escalated to violence and quickly each side turned bloody.
1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 25

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.

Name Meaning

Scottish:1. habitational name from places in Arran, Dumfries, and elsewhere, named Corrie, from Gaelic coire ‘cauldron’, applied to a circular hanging valley on a mountain. 2. Scottish spelling of northern Irish McCorry ‘son of Godfrey’. See also Curry , McGorry .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Harland B Corrie in household of John R Corrie, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Harlan Corrie, "United States Census, 1940"
  • Harlin B Corrie, "United States Census, 1910"

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