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William Coray



Birth14 May 1823Dansville, Steuben, New York, United States
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    Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Sgt William Coray (1823-1849), memorial #20759108.

    Salt Lake County, Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Management and Archives), database with images, FamilySearch, William Coray, 7 March 1849; citing Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States, p. 6, entry no. 213; Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah; FHL DGS 4139616.

    Devery Scott Anderson, The Nauvoo Endowment Companies, 1845-1846: A Documentary History (Salt Lake City, Utah: Signature Books, 2005), p. 127, entry 17; citing Nauvoo Temple Endowment Register: 10 December 1845 to 8 February 1846.

    Mormon Battalion Company B return list (Salt Lake City, Utah), Entry for William Coray, page 1, line 4.

Death7 March 1849Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
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    Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Sgt William Coray (1823-1849), memorial #20759108.

    Salt Lake County, Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Management and Archives), database with images, FamilySearch, William Coray, 7 March 1849; citing Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States, p. 6, entry no. 213; Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah; FHL DGS 4139616.

BurialSalt Lake City Cemetery, Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States
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    Find A Grave, database and images, memorial page for Sgt William Coray (1823-1849), memorial #20759108.

    Salt Lake County, Utah, Salt Lake County Death Records, 1849-1949 (Salt Lake City, Utah: Management and Archives), database with images, FamilySearch. William Coray, 7 March 1849; citing Great Salt Lake City, Great Salt Lake, Utah Territory, United States, p. 6, entry no. 213; Management and Archives, Salt Lake City, Utah; FHL DGS 4139616.

FatherSilas Coray
MotherMary Stephens

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   • Melissa Burton
Married23 June 1846Mt. Pisgah, Clarke, Iowa Territory, United States
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    "FamilySearch Family Tree," database, FamilySearch (: FamilySearch.org), entry for William Coray and Melissa Burton, ID: KWV7-1JX and ID: KWV7-1JN.

          Children:
               William Coray Jr
               Melissa Coray


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• 1840Pike County, Illinois, United States
• 1842Nauvoo, Hancock, Illinois, United States

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• 1842 Population CensusNauvoo, Hancock, IllinoisExtractImage

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Crossing the Plains

Jonathan H. Holmes/Samuel Thompson CompanyView Source
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    Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, "Pioneer Overland Travel" (Salt Lake City, UT: Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints)

       Departure2 Jul 1848
       Arrival6 Sept 1848

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