Biography - Luther Cory

HON. LUTHER CORY, M. D. was born in the state of New Jersey, Feb. 18, 1789. He was one of a family of nine children of David and Mary Cory. Mrs. C.'s maiden name was Mary Bates; her family were among the older and prominent families of that state. When their son Luther was but a few months old Mr. Corry and wife removed to Addison county, Vermont, where he engaged in farming, meeting with reasonable success. They both spent the residue of their lives in that county.

... On the third of September, 1815, he was united in marriage with Miss Hannah Miner, daughter of William and Prudence Miner, of Bridport, Vt. Dr. Cory served tow terms in the legislature of Vermont. Dr. Cory and wife had a family of eleven children, only three of whom are now living - one son and two daughters. Their eldest daughter is the widow of Rev. Joel Terry, who for many years was a Baptist preacher at Kane. Hila A. Cory is the wife of L. B. Filley, of Troy, New York. ...

Extracted 05 Jan 2017 by Norma Hass from Atlas Map of Greene County Illinois, 1873, pages 34 and 35.

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