|Birth: ||Jun. 3, 1890|
New York, USA
|Death: ||Jun. 19, 1897|
New Mexico, USA
2nd of 2 children of EDSON LEROY CORY & ADAH MELISSA CHAMBERLIN
Died: at age 7 yrs, 16 days; meningitis olitis (inflammation of the meninges of brain and spinal cord, most often caused by a bacterial or viral infection)
Not one of the four Cory's has a headstone. Adah and Edson are buried side by side in one section, Seward is buried alone in another and Sumner is buried in a public space, nowhere near parents or brother. I found the place where Adah and Edson are and took a picture of the ground; did the same for Seward, but no chance of even finding where Sumner lies. There was just nothing to provide a clue except the section letter—the section (R-Glen) being mostly empty space with no markers.
Jun 19, 1897, Union & Advertiser, Rochester, Monroe Co., New York (pg 11):
CORY—In this city, Saturday, June 19, 1897, Sumner Allen, youngest son of Edson L. and Adah M. Cory, aged 7 years and 16 days.
—Funeral from the house 180 Bartlett street, this (Monday) afternoon at 2 o'clock.
Edson Leroy Cory (1858 - 1927)
Adah Melissa Chamberlin Cory (1858 - 1927)
Seward Edson Cory (1886 - 1939)*
Sumner Allen Cory (1890 - 1897)
Note: Buried Jun 21, 1897
Mount Hope Cemetery
New York, USA
Plot: Section R-Glen
Created by: Catherine Clemens...
Record added: Jan 08, 2009
Find A Grave Memorial# 32742975