Biography of Jesse G. Corey
Tompkins County, NY Biographies





Corey, the late Jesse G., was born in Herkimer county in 1805, and came to Groton when a child, where he was educated. He came to Ulysses when a young man and located at Jacksonville, where he carried on farming. He married first Harriet Ford of Jacksonville, by whom he had two children: William, who married Mary Town, of Batavia, and Cordelia, who married Grover J. McLallen, of this town. Mrs. Corey died in 1867, and he married second, in 1860, Emily B. Church, of Ovid. He retired from active business in 1860 and came to reside in Trumansburgh. Here he died June 16, 1873. Mrs. Corey's father, Asa, was born in Dutchess county in 1786, and married Catherine Hayet, of his native place, and their children were as follows: George, Mary, Emily B., Charles and Jane. Mr. Church died in 1850 and his wife in 1858. Mrs. Corey is the only surviving member of the family.

From:
Landmarks of Tompkins County, New York
Including a History of Cornell University
Edited by: John H. Selkreg
D. Mason & Co., Publishers
Syracuse, N. Y. 1894


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