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William Loren CORLEY

Male 1894 - 1969  (75 years)


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  • Name William Loren CORLEY 
    Born 27 Feb 1894  Shelby County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    AFN 5G9R-Q1 
    Died Apr 1969  Lakeland, Polk County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Notes 

    • (1) Source: "My Very Large Extended Family," a Public Member Tree on Ancestry.com.

      (2) Corley, Dewitt C., A Genealogy of Corleys, Decatur, IL, 1927, p. 20:

      William L. Corley, son of Dudley, married Marie Crum, October 7, 1912, at Carthage, Missouri. The last known he was employed by the William Cout Shoe Manufacturing Company. To this marriage have been born the following children :

      [i] Russel Corley, born November 26, 1914 at Carthage, Missouri.

      [ii] Margaret E. Corley, born January 19, 1919 at Carthage, Missouri.

      (1) Kathleen Smith has provided the compiler with a copy of the Corley Family Bible, from which the following information has been extracted:

      Name: William L. Corley
      Place of Birth: Shelby County, IL
      Date of Birth: 27 Feb 1894
      Date of Marriage: 7 Oct 1912
      Date of Death: [Apr 1969]

      [The date of William's death does not appear in the Bible. The month and year of his death have been obtained from another source.]

      (4) World War I Draft Registration Cards, 1917-1918 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2005:

      Name: William Loren Corley
      County: Jasper
      State: Missouri
      Birthplace: Illinois
      Birth Date: 27 Feb 1894
      Race: Caucasian (White)
      FHL Roll Number: 1683222
      Draft Board: 1
      Age: 23
      Occupation: Waiter
      Nearest Relative: Wife and two children
      Height/Build: Medium/Slender
      Color of Eyes/Hair: Blue/Light
      Signature: William Loren Corley

      (5) A household headed by W. L. CORLEY is listed in the 1920 census of Ward 4, Carthage, Jasper County, MO.

      W. L. is listed in the 1920 census as a laborer who was then 26 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1894. According to the 1920 census, he was born in IL, and both of his parents were born in IL.

      Listed with W. L. is his wife, Marie, who was then 25 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1895. According to the 1920 census, she was born in OH, and both of her parents were born in OH.

      Also listed with W. L. is his son, Russell, who was then 6 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1914. According to the 1920 census, he was born in MO, his father was born in IL, and his mother was born in OH.

      Also listed with W. L. is his son, Dorsey, who was then 4 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1916. According to the 1920 census, he was born in MO, his father was born in IL, and his mother was born in OH.

      Also listed with W. L. is his daughter, Bettie L., who was then 1 year of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, she was born in about 1919. According to the 1920 census, she was born in MO, her father was born in IL, and her mother was born in OH.

      Also listed with W. L. is a boarder, C. M. WRIGHT, a veterinary surgeon who was then 38 years of age; therefore, according to the 1920 census, he was born in about 1882. According to the 1920 census, he was born in OH, and both of his parents were born in OH.

      (6) A household headed by William CORLEY is listed in the 1930 census of Assembly District 67, Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, CA.

      William is listed in the 1930 census as a traveling salesman who was then 36 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1894. According to the 1930 census, he was born in IL, and both of his parents were born in IL. According to the 1930 census, he was 18 years of age at his first marriage.

      Listed with William is his wife, Marie, who was then 35 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1895. According to the 1930 census, she was born in OH, and both of her parents were born in OH. According to the 1930 census, she was 18 years of age at his first marriage.

      Also listed with William is his son, Russell, who was then 16 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1914. According to the 1930 census, he was born in MO, his father was born in IL, and his mother was born in OH.

      Also listed with William is his son, Dorsey, who was then 14 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1916. According to the 1930 census, he was born in MO, his father was born in IL, and his mother was born in OH.

      Also listed with William is his daughter, Betty Lou, who was then 11 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1919. According to the 1930 census, she was born in MO, her father was born in IL, and her mother was born in OH.

      Also listed with William is his father-in-law, Robert WRIGHT, who was then 74 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, he was born in about 1856. According to the 1930 census, he was born in OH, his father was born in PA, and his mother was born in OH. According to the 1930 census, he was 23 years of age at his first marriage.

      Also listed with William is his mother-in-law, Kate WRIGHT, who was then 62 years of age; therefore, according to the 1930 census, she was born in about 1868. According to the 1930 census, she was born in OH, and both of her parents were born in OH. According to the 1930 census, she was 24 years of age at her first marriage.

      (7) Florida Death Index, 1877-1998 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations Inc, 2004:

      Name: William Loren Corley
      Death Date: Apr 1969
      County of Death: Polk
      State of Death: Florida
      Race: White
      Gender: Male

      (8) Social Security Death Index:

      Name: William Corley
      SSN: 467-14-6171
      Last Residence: 33802 Lakeland, Polk, Florida, United States of America
      Born: 27 Feb 1894
      Died: Apr 1969
      State (Year) SSN issued: Texas (Before 1951)
    Person ID I27635  Frost, Gilchrist and Related Families
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2018 

    Father Dudley Simeon CORLEY,   b. 7 Dec 1857, Shelby County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Nov 1933, Carthage, Jasper County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Mother Mary Elizabeth DOWELL,   b. 12 Nov 1861, Shelby County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 12 Apr 1951, Carthage, Jasper County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 89 years) 
    Relationship natural 
    Married 6 Sep 1878  Cowden, Shelby County, IL Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F10212  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Maud Marie CRUM,   b. 17 Oct 1894, Perry Township, Monroe County, OH Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1972, Lakeland, Polk County, FL Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 77 years) 
    Married 7 Oct 1912  Jasper County, MO Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Last Modified 1 Feb 2018 10:22:37 
    Family ID F12034  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Illinois StatewideMarriage Index, 1763???1900 : Groom: CORLEY, DUDLEY Bride: DONNELL, MARY E Date: 1878-09-06 Vol./Page: 1/12 License No.: County: SHELBY [Note by compiler: According to Mary's death certificate, her maiden name was DOWELL.].

    2. Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Details: Citation Text: (1) Missouri MarriageRecords, 1805-2002 [database online], Provo, UT: Ancestry.com Operations, Inc., 2007: Name: William L Corley [Willaim L Corley] Marriage Date: 7 Oct 1912 Marriage Location: Carthage MO, Jasper, Missouri Marriage County: Jasper Spouse Name: Marie Crum Father's Name: D Corley.