Name: John Henry CORLEY
Birth: 20 AUG 1857 in , Taylor Co., GA
Death: 13 OCT 1894 in Powderly, Lamar Co., TX
Some have Place of Birth as, Taylor Co., Georgia; others have, Place of
Birth as, Lamar Co., Texas.
Some have Marriage in Georgia; others have Marrige in Larmar Co.,
Some have Date of Death as 13 Oct 1894; others have Date of Death as 18
After the death of his wife, Nancy Rebekah (Salles) Corley; John
moved his family to Larmar Co., Texas; where his parents; Isaiah Corley
and Nancy G.T. (Bates) Corley raised the family.
John Henry Corley, was a Circuit Riding; 'Hardshell' Baptist
Preacher; he was murdered at Powderly, Larmar Co., Texas, on 13 Oct
1894. He bore a resemblance to one of the parties involved in a fued;
from a distance, riding his mule on Sunday morning; his killer lined down
him with a rifle and killed him.
(Submitted by James Leonard Frayser,II - grandson).
Father: Isaiah CORLEY b: 7 JUN 1829 in , Talbot Co., GA
Mother: Nancy G. T. BATES b: ABT. 1839 in , Co., GA
Nancy Rebekah SALLAS b: 28 JAN 1857 in , Co., GA
19 NOV 1878
in , Co., GA
- Note: REFN2907
- Eldora Victoria CORLEY b: 19 SEP 1879 in , Taylor Co., GA
- Nathaniel Charles CORLEY b: 21 JAN 1884 in Antioch, Houston Co., TX
- John Thomas CORLEY b: 30 NOV 1886 in Antioch, Houston Co., TX
- Nancy Elizabeth CORLEY b: 18 JUL 1889 in , Houston Co., TX
- Mary Rebecca CORLEY b: 9 FEB 1892 in Antioch, Houston Co., TX