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Sylvester Corey, b 1816 NY/Ireland, d. Missouri?
Posted by: Jeff Sanders (ID *****9508) Date: February 16, 2009 at 22:06:28
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I'm trying to connect my paternal grandmother's paternal line through her grandfather, F. Marion Corey. His father was Sylvester Corey, born approximately 1816.

Through census I've placed him in the expected area of Lesterville, Reynold County, Missouri in 1850. Family legend says that Sylvester came over from Ireland when he was 17. By the 1850 Census he lists three (3) sons, born in different states and places his own birth (or rebirth? / immigration?) in NY. I've not found any records of a spouse, nor do I know when he died.

1. Sylvester Corey (~1816-?)
m. Unknown (?-?)
       2. F. Marion Corey (~1845 Missouri -1920)
(Served in Civil War)
       m. 1867 Dicey J. Snodgrass (1842-1880)
              3. Charles Emert Corey (1879-1954)
              m. 1905 Hattie Mae Wadlow (1888-1968)
                     4. Opal Lema Corey (1917-)
                     m. 1931 Roland Jefferson Sanders (1907-1988)
                     m. Crystal Burns (?-2007)
                     4. Cleval Edward Corey (1907-?)
                     m. 1933 Jewel Wadlow (?-?)
                     4. Golden Ray Corey (1912-1983)
                     m. 1934 Lena Evans (?-?)
                     4. Neva Mae Corey (1909-?)
                     m. 1927 Emory Colyott (1900-1981)
                     4. Noma Corey (1924-)
                     m. 1940 Thomas Keathley (?-?)
                     m. Gene Kelly (?-~2002)
              3. Thomas Sylvester Corey (1872-1942)
              m. Laura (?-?)
              3. Robert N. Corey (1874-?)
              3. Mantie Bell Corey (1876-?)
              3. Ellen Corey (1879-?)
              m. Reed (?-?)
              3. Ollie Corey (1880-?)
              m. Myrtle (?-?)
              3. Nancy E. Corey (1870-?)
              m. Mary Miller (?-?)
              3. John Corey (?-?)
              3. Jim Corey (?-?)
       2. David Corey (1838 Indiana -?)
       2. Alexander Corey (1848 Illinois -?)
       
I would appreciate any help, or anyone who would like to collaborate.


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