Some Chronicles of the Cory Family Relating to Eliakim and Sarah Sayre Cory and Their Descendants, Westfield, N.J., Ballston Spa, N.Y.: With Others from "John of Southold,"

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T.A. Wright, 1914 - 113 pages
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Has a section on the Ross branch in New Jersey p 76-78.

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Page 13 - Whale Commissioner for his district. He received a grant of land the following day.
Page 90 - ... lands in Scotland, when held by a subject by the tenure called regality, or with royal privileges, fell to the crown by forfeiture or failure of heirs. The magistrate appointed by the crown to hold the office of sheriff received the name of steward, probably on account of the large revenue which it became his duty to collect and to pay into the exchequer.
Page 3 - Sable, on a chevron, between three griffins' heads, erased or as many estioles, gules. CREST — Out of a ducal coronet, a griffin's head between two wings or, each wing charged with three estioles, in pale, gules. MOTTO — "Forti Teñe Manu" (hold with a firm hand.) These arms, granted to Sir John Cory of "Bramerton Hall...
Page 3 - Manu" (hold with a firm hand.) These arms, granted to Sir John Cory of "Bramerton Hall," Norwich, England, in 1612, by James I and confirmed to his son, Sir Thomas Cory, of "Bramerton Hall
Page 65 - He was educated at Upper Canada College and the University of Toronto (1875), and was called to the bar of Ontario in 1878 and to that of Manitoba in 1879.
Page 9 - Coole, otherwise manor Atkinson, in the county of Fermanagh are mentioned. Here in America, it is generally supposed that the name was first spelled Cory, changed at an early date to Corey, following in this, the example of many of the Puritans, who on leaving England during the Protectorate of Cromwell, altered the orthography of their names, possibly to escape identity in case of pursuit, into this country. JOHN CORY, our immigrant ancestor, may have felt the urgency of this inasmuch as his father,...
Page 92 - House, Cheltenham, England, has this reference to the Corries: The family of Corry was formerly remarkable in Scotland for their "vallour by ye frequint warrs whych sometymes hap(p)ened betwe(e)ne England and Scotland, and bareth in their Coate of Arms: Argent a saltiie Couped Gules, etc.
Page 14 - He lived for a time in Southold, LI, but went to Huntington with his father as early as 1659, where he bought a home lot there July 7, 1663, and was granted land in 1666, 1668, 1681, and 1682. He was at one time owner of No. 9 of the 10 farms of Huntington, and later owned No. 10 also. He was a Quaker like his father and a man of considerable importance in Huntington — Recorder, Town Clerk and Arbitrator. He married at Huntington, Dec. 16, 1667, Mary Cornish, probably a daughter of Thomas...
Page 102 - At this court all the great men, who held their several manors, &c., of the Norfolk honour, were obliged to attend in person, or by their attorneys, to do suit and service, and compound for castle guard service at the earl's castle of Norwich.
Page 8 - Southold," lived, it is supposed, for a short time in Massachusetts and then went to New Haven, Conn. It is not known if Giles, William, Thomas and John were related.

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