CORREY, Robert W.

Male 1832 - 1902  (69 years)


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  • Name CORREY, Robert W. 
    Born 26 Dec 1832  Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Male 
    Biography


    • From Bell's History of Northumberland County 1891: Robert W. Correy, machinist and postmaster, was born in Milton, North­umberland county, Pennsylvania, December 26, 1833. He received his education at the public schools, and learned the trade of machinist. In 1855 he and his brother John K. engaged in the mercantile business, succeeding their father under the firm name of J. K. Correy & Company, and continued about twenty years. Mr. Correy then engaged in the foundry and machine works under the firm name of Correy, Bailey & Company, and continued until 1873. He then became employed in Shimer's matcher-head factory as machinist, and has since held that position. In 1856 he married Lucretia, daughter of John Murray, by whom he has four children: George, a machinist in Milton, who married Belle Hagenbach; John M., druggist, of Milton; William, and Robert Irwin. Mr. Correy is an active member of the Republican party, and has served as overseer of the poor fifteen years. He and wife are members of the Presbyterian Church. June 26, 1890, he was appointed postmaster at Milton, and August 27th following took possession of the same, with his son, John M., as deputy.
    Census (desc) 1850  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Biography 1855 
    • In 1855 Robert and his brother John K. engaged in the mercantile business, succeeding their father under the firm name of J. K. Correy & Company, and continued about twenty years. Their store was at the SE corner of Front (Arch) and Upper Market Streets, and can be seen on the maps of 1858 and 1870.
    Census (desc) 1860  White Deer Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    working with his brother John as a merchant 
    Census (desc) 1870  White Deer Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    working as a farm laborer 
    Census (desc) 1880  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    working as a machinist 
    Occupation 27 Aug 1890  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    was the postmaster 
    _UID 94B56C3F1BCE144FBAEB1866E73456885CDA 
    Died 19 Apr 1902 
    Person ID I1647  Milton Families
    Last Modified 7 Jun 2013 

    Father CORREY, George,   b. 24 Jan 1786, Chester, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Mother EVANS, Susan,   b. 1797,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family MURRAY, Lucretia L.,   b. 21 Nov 1835, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 24 Nov 1891  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 6 Nov 1857 
    Children 
     1. CORREY, Lucretia M.,   b. 1859,   d. 1860  (Age 1 years)
    +2. CORREY, George W.,   b. 26 Jan 1860, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 Mar 1934, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 74 years)
    +3. CORREY, John M.,   b. Aug 1865,   d. 1916  (Age ~ 50 years)
    +4. CORREY, William F.,   b. Sep 1869, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1946  (Age ~ 76 years)
     5. CORREY, Robert Irwin,   b. 27 Sep 1873, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 27 Oct 1924, Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 51 years)
    Last Modified 8 Apr 2018 
    Family ID F451  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

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    Link to Google MapsBorn - 26 Dec 1832 - Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - 1850 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working with his brother John as a merchant - 1860 - White Deer Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working as a farm laborer - 1870 - White Deer Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsCensus (desc) - working as a machinist - 1880 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsOccupation - was the postmaster - 27 Aug 1890 - Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Sources 
    1. [S86] Family Bible, George Correy family Bible.

    2. [S11] Bell's History of Northumberland County PA 1891, Page 1006.

    3. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 15 N Ward.

    4. [S11] Bell's History of Northumberland County PA 1891, Page 554.