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William Cory

Also Known As: "Corey", "Coray", "Corrie"
Birthdate: (35)
Birthplace: Portsmouth, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Death: May 14, 1704 (35)
Portsmouth, Newport County, Rhode Island
Immediate Family:

Son of William Cory and Mary Timberlake
Husband of Martha Sherman
Father of Sarah Strange; Mary Lawton; Isaac Cory; Amey Cory; Michael Corey and 4 others
Brother of John Corey; Thomas Cory; Anne Bennett (Corey); Roger Corey; Mary Cooke and 5 others

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About William Cory

William Cory was born about 1659 in Portsmouth, Newport Co, RI. He died on 14 May 1704 in Portsmouth, Newport Co, RI.

BIOGRAPHY: In 1684, William was made a freeman. 1687 served on Grand Jury. July 2, 1695 He was appointed by assembly, on a committee to propose a

method of making tax rate.. Will Dated 14 May 1704. Proved 4 June 1704.

"Ex. Honored Mother and my brother-in-law, Joseph Cook. To son Michael, 12 acres, at age, and if he die without issue, to son Thomas. To second son William, all other lands, housing and orchard to me belonging, except 15 acres. To third son Thomas 5 acres. To son

Michael 10 acres. To daughter Patience Cory, 5 pounds (paid by her brother William), a cow and a feather bed. To daughter Mary Cory a cow. To daughter Amey Cory a Cow, 5 pounds and a bed. To Four daughters, the rest of movables, when they are eighteen or married."


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William Cory's Timeline

Portsmouth, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Age 12
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Age 14
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
Age 15
February 9, 1686
Age 17
Portsmouth, Newport, Rhode Island, USA
April 21, 1688
Age 19
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
February 1689
Age 20
Portsmouth, Rhode Island
September 1690
Age 21
Portsmouth, Aquidneck Island, Colony of Rhode Island and Providence Plantations
Age 22
Portsmouth, Rhode Island