Actions
Begin New Search
Refine Last Search
Cemetery Lookup
Add Burial Records
Help with Find A Grave

Find all Corys in:
 • Phillip Cory Lot
 • Tiverton
 • Newport County
 • Rhode Island
 • Find A Grave

Top Contributors
Success Stories
Discussion Forums
Find A Grave Store

Log In
Sponsor This Memorial!
Capt Philip Cory
Learn about removing the ads from this memorial...
Birth: Nov. 23, 1741
Tiverton
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
Death: Oct. 23, 1802
Tiverton
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA

Married Comfort Hicks 18 Mar 1764 in Tiverton, RI. They had 12 children all born in Tiverton:

-William Cory (1764-1822)
-Abner Cory (1766-1786)
-Elizabeth Cory (1768-1830)
-Hannah Cory (1770-1853)
-Philip Cory (1772-1794)
-Joseph Cory (1774-1830)
-Edward Cory (1775-1802)
-Barney Cory (1777-1838)
-Deborah Cory (1780-1843)
-Nathaniel Barney Cory (1781-1846)
-Mary Cory (1784-1817)
-Andrew Cory (1790-1866)
___________________________________________________________

Philip was a long time resident of Tiverton, Rhode Island. When it came time to defend his beliefs against the British during the Revolutionary War he joined the Rhode Island Militia. He is listed in Isaac Cooks records as a Leuitenant in the 1777 Military Census of Rhode Island town of Tiverton. In the DAR index he is listed as a Captain in the 1st Co. Rhode Island. His Mayflower index number is 47740.

It appears from different records that he owned property in Westport Point, Massachusetts. A record of this can be found in a 1798 tax roll taken on this property. There is also evidence that he was involved in ship building and sailing of these ships from a contract agreement between him and a brother.

The Corey Society of America has in its records a copy of a Revolutionary War payroll that lists Philip as Lieutenant in Capt. Isaac Cook's Camp in Col. John Cook's Regt. of Militia in the Service of the United States from the 21st to the 31st of July 1778 For Wages of Subsistance Money. This record along with others in the sources are accepted as primary evidence by the SAR/DAR and General Descendants of the Mayflower Society.
___________________________________________________________

War orders from Pardon Gray Lieutenant Colonel
Tiverton, June 28, 1778
Lieu. Philip Cory - In the name of the Governor, & Company of the State of Rhode Island you are hereby commanded to warn all the militia & alarm men within your District that is not on duty to appear by ten o'clock at the Four Corners - all acutred, fit for action, with all the spades & shovels & pick axes that can be found. You are also to give them notice that in case they do not appear they may expect to be delt with according to law. Whether they have guns or not, they are not to be excused but to come forward and in case any person is absent, you are to return such delinquant without fail. Given under my hand the day and date first above ritten.
Pardon Gray, Lieut. Colonel
___________________________________________________________

Philip's Will can be found in Tiverton, Rhode Island Probate Book 5; page 578
 
 
Family links: 
 Parents:
  Philip Cory (1705 - 1750)
  Hannah Gray Cory (1707 - 1778)
 
 Spouse:
  Comfort Hicks Cory (1745 - 1826)*
 
 Children:
  William Cory (1764 - 1822)*
  Abner Cory (1766 - 1786)*
  Elizabeth Cory Hicks (1768 - 1830)*
  Hannah Cory Almy (1770 - 1853)*
  Philip Cory (1772 - 1794)*
  Edward Cory (1775 - 1802)*
  Nathaniel Barney Cory (1781 - 1846)*
  Mary Cory Cook (1784 - 1817)*
  Andrew Cory (1790 - 1866)*
 
 Siblings:
  Mary Cory Briggs (1728 - 1812)*
  Philip Cory (1741 - 1802)
  Isaac Cory (1746 - 1830)*
 
*Calculated relationship
 
Burial:
Phillip Cory Lot
Tiverton
Newport County
Rhode Island, USA
Plot: AKA: Gardner Douglas Farm Historical Cemetary, Plot #64. 200 ft west of Sakonnet Point Rd. at Tel. Pole #432
 
Maintained by: KBStewart-Family
Originally Created by: Carolyn Gray
Record added: Aug 05, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 55896756
Capt Philip Cory
Added by: Thomas Corey
 
Capt Philip Cory
Cemetery Photo
Added by: Thomas Corey
 
 
Photos may be scaled.
Click on image for full size.

3rd cousin 5xr
- Cyndi
 Added: Jun. 25, 2014

- Old Coot
 Added: Jan. 13, 2014

- Carolyn Gray
 Added: Aug. 5, 2010
 
 
 Advertisement

Privacy Statement and Terms of Service