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Cory Family History
GILBERT CORY was b: 14 Jan 1812 in Holsworthy, Devon, England to parents John Cory (b. 17 Feb 1772 N. Tamerton, Cornwall) and mother Mary Gostwick (Gostwyck) b. 1772 North Tawton, Devon. Gilbert's occ: farmer, d: 17 Jun 1896 in Vacy, NSW.
m1. Rens, Jeanette G.24 pn Jan 1838 Sydney, Australia d. 27 Oct 1854
Children of Gilbert and Jeanette
Gilbert Cory mar: (2) on 17 Aug 1876 at the Presbyterian Manse, East Maitland, NSW to CHARLOTTE ELIZABETH HAINES - she was born 15 Sep 1833, Cheltenham Spa, Gloucestershire, England, the daughter of William Haines and Charlotte Ashwick. The marriage record lists Charlotte as a Widow - her first husband William Thomas Hingston having died prior to her marriage to Gilbert.
Their six younger children were registered as Hingstons, but were always known as Cory's, and in his will in which he names the children as his. They were born before Gilbert and Charlotte married in 1876, the first child in 1859,the youngest in 1873.
After Gilbert's death, Charlotte lived with two of her daughters at "Ashtonleigh" ,a small cottage built for her just outside the Vacy township and she died there on 16th April 1924
The children of Gilbert and Charlotte Cory:
Children of FREDERICK CORY and BLANCHE HICKS are:
i. DORA BLANCHE CORY, b. 1898, Scone NSW.Australia; d. 1942, Shanghai, Shanghai Shiqu, China.
ii. FREDERICK ARTHUR CORY, b. 19 Apr 1902, Armidale, NSW; d. 27 Aug 1979, Drummoyne, NSW, Australia; mar: 1945 to ROSLYN DOREEN HICKS
iii. JESSICA I.M. CORY, b. 1904, Armidale, NSW.Australia; d. 1999; m. \\ NOBLE.
iv. GILBERT ERNEST CORY, b. 23 Dec 1906, Saumarez, Armidale, NSW.Australia; d. 04 Sep 1977, Kempsey, South West Rocks, NSW.Australia; m. PAULINE ETHEL O'NEILL.
Lieut Gilbert Ernest CORY, Military Cross, D.C.M,
v. EDWARD (TED) GEORGE CORY (b. 29 Dec 1910, Glen Innes, NSW.Australia; d. 1955, Goulburn, NSW.Australia) m. 1946 at Sydney to ELIZABETH TERESA (BESSIE) RUSSELL (b. 1911 at Adaminaby, New South Wales; d. 1977, Goulburn, NSW)
vi. EUGENIA ISABEL CORY, b. 1914, Glen Innes, NSW; d. 1976, Swindon, Wiltshire; m. WILLIAM COTTER, 1937, Surrey, England.
6. Cory, Richard Gilbert b. 13 Jan 1868 Vacy, NSW d. 1932 Glen Innes, NSW m. Ward, Lucy
7. Cory, Elizabeth Mary b. 1869 Vacy, NSW d. 1870 Paterson, NSW
8. Cory, Gertrude Gilberta Ashwick b. 21 Feb 1871Vacy, NSW d. 24 Jun 1972 Tamworth, NSW m. Cox, Ashley
9. Cory, George Gilbert b. 1873 Vacy, NSW d. 1956 Warwick, Queensland m. Wiseman, Estelle