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John Oliver Corey

Male 1859 - 1936  (76 years)


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  • Name John Oliver Corey 
    Born 4 Dec 1859  Washington County, Ohio, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Died 19 Oct 1936  Fremont County, Colorado, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 
    • Obituary, John Oliver Corey

      As found in the Canon City (Colorado) Daily Record, Tuesday October 20, 1936
       
      John Corey, 75, Dies Monday At Local Hospital
       
      A resident of Canon City for 25 years, John Oliver Corey, 75, died at a local hospital early Monday evening a short time after bing [sic] stricken with hemorrhage of the lungs.
       
      He was rushed to the hospital after his condition became serious but sank rapidly.  Mr. Corey, father of Thad Corey, Canon City dairyman, had been in failing health for some time but his condition had not been considered serious until Monday evening.
       
      He was born in Washington county, Ohio on December 7, 1860 [sic].  He came to Fremont county a quarter of a century ago and practically all of that time operated a ranch on East Main street, East Canon.  He was well known throughout this section.
       
      In addition to his son here, Mr.Corey is survived by his wife, Mrs. Blanche Corey;  a son, Robert M. Corey of Wheeling, Va. [sic]; a daughter, Mrs. Ruth Hazelett [sic] of New York, and a step-son [sic], Thomas Orville, of Canon City.
       
      Funeral arrangements will be announced later by the Canon mortuary.
       
       
      As found in the Canon City (Colorado) Daily Record, probably on Thursday, October 22, 1936
       
      Funeral Services Held Wednesday of John Corey
       
      Funeral services for John Oliver Corey, long-time resident of East Canon, who died this week, were held at the service room of the Canon mortuary at 2 p.m. Wednesday.
       
      The Rev. J.W. Wells, pastor of the Church of the Nazarene, officiated.  The Canon mortuary soloist sang "Beautiful Isle of Somewhere," and "No Night There."  Miss Bessie McQuown accompanied at the organ.
       
      Casketbearers were A.T. Towler, D.P. Van Buskirk, Chester Long, Maynard Norvell, James Badles, and L.W. Felter.  Interment was in Lakeside cemetery.
       
    Person ID I108480  WVPioneers
    Last Modified 20 Feb 2015 

    Family Victoria Emmaline Reynolds,   b. 9 Mar 1872, Wirt County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 31 Aug 1954, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 82 years) 
    Married 29 May 1891  Wirt County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
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    • Marriage Record
      Date: 5/29/1891
      Place: Wirt, West Virginia, United States
      J O Correy, 30, Ohio, Wirt Cp. Joshua & FS
      Vic Reynolds, 19, Wirt Co, Wirt Co, VD & SM, consent in writing

      My Grandfather: John Oliver Corey, b4 Dec 1859, Washington County Ohio; d 19 Oct 1936, Canon City, Fremont County, Colorado
      He left Parkersburg in 1910 for Cripple Creek, Colorado, with two of his children, Laura Jessie b 8 Jan 1895, Greenville, Wirt, West Virginia d 1910, Cripple Creek, Teller, Colorado and Thaddeus Newton b 20 Aug 1900, Parkersburg, West Virginia, m Vera Alva Williams 9 Dec 1924, Salida, Chaffee, Colorado, m Frances Imogene Jessup Ireland Corey, 29 Sep 1957, Canon City, Fremont, Colorado, d 21 Jul 1993, Canon City, Fremont, Colorado. His two older children remained in West Virginia, Juanita Ruth Johnson Hazlett Frederick Corey, b 4 May 1891, Cherry, Wirt, West Virginia, d 12 Sep 1972 and Robert McClain b 20 Apr 1893, m Clara Matilda Burghoff 4 Aug 1919, Wellsburg, Brooke West Virginia, d Jan 1975, Wheeling, Ohio County, west Virginia
      [S Corey]

      My Grandmother: Victoria Emmaline Reynolds Corey Kennedy b 19 Mar 1872, Cherry, Wirt, West Virginia, d 31 Aug 1954 Parkersburg, West Virginia
    Children 
     1. Juanita Ruth Corey,   b. 4 May 1891, Wirt County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Sep 1972, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 81 years)
     2. Robert McLain Corey,   b. 20 Apr 1893, Calhoun County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Jan 1975  (Age 81 years)
     3. Laura Jessie Corey,   b. 8 Jan 1895, Wirt County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1910, Teller County, Colorado, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 14 years)
     4. Thaddeus Newton Corey,   b. 20 Aug 1900, Wood County, West Virginia, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Jul 1993, Fremont County, Colorado, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 92 years)
    Family ID F27548  Group Sheet

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  • Photos
    Corey - Reynolds Family
    Corey - Reynolds Family
    John Oliver and Victoria Emmaline Reynolds Corey Family

  • Sources 
    1. [S654] Marriage Records, West Virginia Division of Culture and History.