Corie History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms

Corie was first used as a surname in the Scottish/English Borderlands by the Strathclyde-Briton. The first Corie family lived in the parish of Hutton Corrie in the county of Dumfriesshire.

Early Origins of the Corie family

The surname Corie was first found in Dumfriesshire (Gaelic: Siorrachd Dhùn Phris), a Southern area, bordering on England that today forms part of the Dumfries and Galloway Council Area, where they held a family seat from very ancient times, some say well before the Norman Conquest and the arrival of Duke William at Hastings in 1066 A.D.

Important Dates for the Corie family

This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Corie research. Another 176 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1194, 1296, 1379, 1398, 1449, 1526, 1547 and 1797 are included under the topic Early Corie History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Corie Spelling Variations

Medieval Scottish names are rife with spelling variations. This is due to the fact that scribes in that era spelled according to the sound of words, rather than any set of rules. Corie has been spelled Corrie, Corry, Corey, Correy, Corrye, Corie, Cory, Cawrie, Cawrey and many more.

Early Notables of the Corie family (pre 1700)

More information is included under the topic Early Corie Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Corie family to Ireland

Some of the Corie family moved to Ireland, but this topic is not covered in this excerpt.
Another 84 words (6 lines of text) about their life in Ireland is included in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Corie migration to the United States

Many Scots were left with few options other than to leave their homeland for the colonies across the Atlantic. Some of these families fought to defend their newfound freedom in the American War of Independence. Others went north to Canada as United Empire Loyalists. The ancestors of all of these families have recently been able to rediscover their roots through Clan societies and other Scottish organizations. Among them:

Corie Settlers in United States in the 17th Century
  • Richard Corie, aged 18, who landed in St Christopher in 1635 [1]

Corie migration to Canada

Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Corie Settlers in Canada in the 18th Century
  • Mr. Samuel Corie U.E. who arrived at Port Roseway [Shelburne], Nova Scotia on October 26, 1783, passenger number 167 aboard the ship "HMS Clinton", picked up on September 28, 1783 at Staten Island, New York [2]

Corie migration to Australia

Emigration to Australia followed the First Fleets of convicts, tradespeople and early settlers. Early immigrants include:

Corie Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century
  • Bridget Corie, aged 20, a servant, who arrived in South Australia in 1858 aboard the ship "Storm Cloud"

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Citations

  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ Rubincam, Milton. The Old United Empire Loyalists List. Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc, 1976. (Originally published as; United Empire Loyalists. The Centennial of the Settlement of Upper Canada. Rose Publishing Company, 1885.) ISBN 0-8063-0331-X
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