CORREY, John K.

Male 1827 - Yes, date unknown


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  • Name CORREY, John K. 
    Born 11 May 1827  Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    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 
    working as a clerk 
    Biography 1855 
    • In 1855 John and his brother Robert 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 Robert as a merchant 
    Census (desc) 1870  White Deer Township, Union, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    working as a dry goods merchant 
    Census (desc) 1880  Milton, Northumberland, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    as a Gentleman, living with his sister Hannah on Center St 
    _UID F6396FBD7D35F14B829AEBC402671925BBC2 
    Died Yes, date unknown 
    Person ID I1646  Milton Families
    Last Modified 23 Apr 2017 

    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. 1794,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Family ID F449  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Rachel,   b. 1824, Pennsylvania, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown 
    Last Modified 24 Mar 2020 
    Family ID F1337  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S2] Census - U.S., Image 19 S Ward.