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please indicate John of Roxbury branch of the family.
- John of Roxbury Table of Contents
The following is from Dr. Joan S. Guilford, a Cory Family Society member, who has spent many years researching this line.
There is a very important correction to Al Cory's Corys of America: Ancestors and Descendants, 1994, Vol. II in which John of Roxbury appears. The correction is to the section which addresses the descendants of Thomas1 Cory of Chelmsford, MA. His son John2 who married Elizabeth (surname unknown) is not the John1 who married Mary Griggs of Roxbury as is stated on page 2 of the Thomas section. Proof of this is found in the fact that John2 (Thomas1) was still married to Elizabeth in 1727 when they jointly made a deed at Chelmsford. By this time, John1 had eight children born at Roxbury. One should also note that our John1 had a son John2 while Thomas1's son John was living. Furthermore, the estate of John1 does not include any of the children born to John2 (Thomas1) although a number of that John's children were living when John1 died.
Dr. Guilford has supplied me with a preliminary copy of her publication about this line, Corey/Cory Miscellany, A Contribution to the Cory Family Society. I have added the information supplied by Dr. Guilford to a the new John Corey database, but was unable to remove it from the Thomas Cory database. It turns out that the two Cory/Corey lines intermarried. Therefore, I have left the two databases combined.