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William Henry Cory
« on: Tuesday 08 April 08 00:21 BST (UK) »

William Henry Cory

Here we go again .........  ::) this grave was found in a churchyard in South Carolina ! .... I can't find this soldier ! ( unless he changed his name !!   )

http://www.hmdb.org/marker.asp?marker=5827

William Henry Cory Born in Clapham, England May 2,1831 Survivor of the famous charge of the Light Brigade at Balaclava, Oct. 25, 1854. Served in Confederate Army 1862-1865 Died Jan. 29, 1893
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Re: William Henry Cory
« Reply #1 on: Tuesday 08 April 08 00:56 BST (UK) »
Hi Annie,

I found this on the IGI,

William Henry CORY
Birth:  02 May 1831   
Christening:  03 Jul 1831   Saint Mary, Newington, Surrey
Father:  William CORY 
Mother:  Sarah 

Newington is about 2.5 miles from Clapham :)


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Re: William Henry Cory
« Reply #2 on: Tuesday 08 April 08 01:08 BST (UK) »


Now how come I didn't see that Daisy ?? ..... nice one !

Thank you !!  :D
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Re: William Henry Cory
« Reply #3 on: Tuesday 08 April 08 01:15 BST (UK) »
This looks like him,

1841  HO107/1063/6  f.5 p.3  St Mary Newington
Brighton Place

CORY
Wm         40  Clerk    N 
Sarah      40            N
Wm Hy    10             Y
Hy           5              Y
Louisa      5?           Y   
Albert      3mo         Y
Ann DONOVAN  15  F S   Y



1851  HO107/1573  f.357  p.31  Lambeth
3 Kingswood Place

William CORY    Head  52  Clerk Machine Canning Co   Cornwall Calstock
Sarah              Wife  50                                         Surrey Ripoley?
William             Son   19  No employment                     "  "  Newington
Henry              Son   17  Clerk to Iron Merchant            "  "     "  "
Louisa            Daur   16  Scholar                                "  "     "  "
Harriet            Daur    9   "  "  at home                        "  "     "  "


In 1861 the family minus William and Henry are in Clapham,  RG9/368  f.235  p.16, let me know if you would like this transcribed :)


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Re: William Henry Cory
« Reply #4 on: Tuesday 08 April 08 01:20 BST (UK) »


I bet William is in the army for the 1861 .... the Crimean War was 1853–1856 ...... !

or in America .. Civil War 1861–1865 !!

Annie  :)


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Re: William Henry Cory
« Reply #5 on: Tuesday 08 April 08 01:29 BST (UK) »


I have him in the Civil War but no dates ..... !!

Cory, William H. Confederate Infantry

4th Battalion Virginia Infantry Local Defense (Naval Battalion) (Navy Department Battalion)

http://www.civilwar.nps.gov/cwss/soldiers.cfm

Cory, William H. 4th Battalion, Virginia Infantry, Local Defense (Naval Battalion) C

http://www.researchonline.net/vacw/index/index47.htm

But now I see a reference to the Navy .... maybe he was at Balaklava in the Navy !!  ::)



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« Reply #6 on: Tuesday 08 April 08 01:45 BST (UK) »
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« Reply #7 on: Tuesday 08 April 08 01:59 BST (UK) »




I just sent an email Daisy ... it's a few years old ... but it hasn't come back yet !!  :) :)
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Re: William Henry Cory
« Reply #8 on: Tuesday 08 April 08 02:14 BST (UK) »
Good luck with the email :)

Must go and sleep now... I think I'll be dreaming of the Charge of the Light Brigade :D

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