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England
Early VA
Rev. War
Census
Civil War
Land Recs.
Wills
Marriages
Fam. Sheets
DNA
Misc.
(* indicates my direct lineage)





BEDFORDSHIRE
ENGLAND RECS.

(Transcript of Riseley Parish Records)

Family Group Sheet for John Corley*
of Riseley, Bedfordshire, Eng.


Riseley Parish Recs.
Cover


Richard Corley
& Grace Brony Marriage 1604


Riseley Baptisims #1
Riseley Baptisims #2
Riseley Baptisims #3
Riseley Baptisims #4

Riseley Marriages #1
Riseley Marriages #2
Riseley Marriages #3
Riseley Marriages #4
Riseley Marriages #5

Riseley Deaths #1
Riseley Deaths #2
Riseley Deaths #3
Riseley Deaths #4
Riseley Deaths #5
Riseley Deaths #6
Riseley Deaths #7


BEDFORDSHIRE
ORIGINALS


Burial of Ide Corley, Richard's Widow 1603

Jn Corley - Bridget Hils Mar. 1616

Jn Corley Baptism 1617

William, son of John Corley Baptized 1618

John Corley, Son of John Baptized 1620

Richard, son of John Baptized 1623
& Burial of Eliz. Dau of John

Richard, son of John Corley Burial 1623

Elizabeth, daughter of John Baptized 1625

Richard, Son of John Baptized 1626

Burial of Robert Moncke, John Corley's servant 1629

Marriage of John Corley & Eleanor Cooper 1654





EARLY VIRGINIA RECORDS
(both originals & transcripts)


Original of Land Patents
naming Richard Corley, 1675/6


(Transcript of 1675 Land Patent
in Cavaliers & Pioneers)


Petition in Blisland Parish
Vestery Book for a new Parish


Transcript of Blisland Parish
Vestry Book page 1
// page 2

1725 Land Patent of
Richard Corley Hanover Co.


John Corley's Admin Bond 1743


John Corley's Inventory 1743


John Corley's Estate 1744




St. Paul's Vestry Book (transcribed),
Hanover Co., VA 1706 - 1786


Pages 32/3, 1708 // Page 243, 1711
Page 253, 1715 // Page 75, 1715
Page 263, 1719 // Page 102, 1723
Page 106, 1723 // Page 113, 1724
Page 135, 1733





EARLY RESEARCH NOTES Here are links to some early Virginia research notes I "inherited" when I sirst started researching the Corleys some 40 plus years ago. I think you can tell I poured over them for many hours trying to find the smallest clues and patterns.

Corley Research Notes page 1 // Corley Research Notes page 2
Corley Research Notes page 3 // Corley Research Notes page 4
Corley Research Notes page 5 // Corley Research Notes page 6
Corley Research Notes page 7 // Corley Research Notes page 8
Corley Research Notes page 9


reMarriage Record of
Benjamin Hardwel/ AKA Hatridge & Miss Manerva Fox
1863 Washington Co, MO


Marriage Record of
Jesse P. Hardwick Elender Thompson
1856 St. Francois Co., MO


MARRIAGE RECORDS







Newspap







Marriage Record of
Elisha Hardridge & Elizabeth Thompson
1859 Iron Co, MO


Marriage Record of
Milton Hardridge & Mary Cummel (Campbell)
1873 Iron Co., MO













LAND RECORD
Links
Alabama
Arkansas
Georgia
Illinois
Kentucky
Louisiana
Mississippi
Missouri
Ohio
North Carolina
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia



ALABAMA

List of Corleys in
Alabama Land Records
from Ancestry.com &
the US Bureau of Land Management




ARKANSAS

List of Corleys in
Arkansas Land Records
from Ancestry.com &
the US Bureau of Land Management



GEORGIA

List of Corleys in
Georgia Land Records
from Ancestry.com &
the US Bureau of Land Management




ILLINOIS

List of Corleys in
Illinois Land Records
from Ancestry.com &
the US Bureau of Land Management



KENTUCKY
List of Corleys in
Kentucky Land Records
from Ancestry.com

LOUISIANA

List of Corleys in
Kentucky Land Records
from Ancestry.com

MISSISSIPPI
List of Corleys in
Mississippi Land Records
from Ancestry.com


MISSOURI
List of Corleys in Missouri from the
Bureau of Land Management

OHIO

Land Patents
Symmes Townshp, Lawrence Co.,


Allen Corley (Caulley etc.)
Allen Cally - 1837
Allen Cauley - 1837
Allen Cawbey - 1837

Allen's Sons

Abel
Abel Calley - 1837
Abel Canley - 1836

John
John Caulley - 1841
John Calley - 1837

George W.
George W. Cally - 1837

Andrew J.

Andrew J. Corlley - 1846
Andrew Canley - 1849 (Canceled)


NORTH CAROLINA

Robert Corley Land Warrant Sleeve
Orange Co., NC



SOUTH CAROLINA
Search Results from the SC Archives

How to contact the SC Archives
to order copies






TENNESSEE

List of Corleys in
Tennessee Land Records
from Ancestry.com &
the US Bureau of Land Management





TEXAS

List of Corleys in
Texas Land Records
from Ancestry.com &
the US Bureau of Land Management







VIRGINIA

VA Library's searchable
Land Office Grants


Richard Corley Land Grant
Hanover Co., VA 1725


Valentine Land Grant
Corley Goochland Co., 1747


Valentine Corley's Land Grant
Amelia Co., 1756


John Corley's Land Purchase
(Notes) Orange Co., 1765


Caniel Corley's Land Warrant
Bedford Co., VA 1787 page 1
// page 2

Caniel Corley land warrant
1800 Bedford Co. VA


Caniel Corley's Land warrant
1808 Bedford Co VA page 1
// page 2

Noah Corley's Land warrant
1850 Randolph Co., VA


Berry Cawley Land warrant
1857 Mercer Co., (W)VA


William Corley's Land warrant
1858 Braxton Co., VA


William Corley's Land warrant
1859 Braxton Co., VA


William Corley's Land warrant
Jan. 1860 Braxton Co., VA


William Corley's Land warrant
Sept. 1860 Braxton Co., VA


William Corley's Land warrant
Nov. 1860 Braxton Co., VA









CENSUS
Links
1790
1800
1810
1820
1830
1840
1850
1860
1870
1880
1890
1900
1910
1920
1930
1850-1930
list



1790s

Cumberland Co 1790 Tax List
Hanover Co 1789 Tax list
Hanover Co 1789 Tax list (2)
Prince Edward Co 1792 Tax list
Prince Edward Co 1792 Tax list (2)
Edgefield Co SC 1790 Census
Orangeburg SC 1790 Census (1)
Orangeburg SC 1790 Census (2)

1800

Brdford Co 1800 Tax List
Hanover Co 1800 Tax List
Charlotte Co 1800 Tax List
Cumberland Co 1800 Tax List (1)
Cumberland Co 1800 Tax List (2)
Prince Edward Co 1800 Tax List (1)
Prince Edward Co 1800 Tax List (2)
Burke Co NC 1800 Census (1)
Burke Co NC 1800 Census (2)
Edgefield Co SC 1800 Census (1)
Edgefield Co SC 1800 Census (2)
Edgefield Co SC 1800 Census (3)
Edgefield Co SC 1800 Census (4)
Edgefield Co SC 1800 Census (5)
Edgefield Co SC 1800 Census (6)
Edgefield Co SC 1800 Census (7)
Edgefield Co SC 1800 Census (8)
Edgefield Co SC 1800 Census (9)
Edgefield Co SC 1800 Census (7)
Edgefield Co SC 1800 Census (8)
Greenville Co SC 1800 Census
Orange, Orangeburg SC 1800 Census (1)
Orange, Orangeburg SC 1800 Census (2)
Lexington, Orangeburg SC 1800 Census (1)
Lexington, Orangeburg SC 1800 Census (2)
Pendleton District SC 1800 Census

1810

Brdford Co VA 1810 Census
Hanover Co VA 1810 Census (1)
Hanover Co VA 1810 Census (2)
Cumberland Co VA 1810 Census (1)
Cumberland Co VA 1810 Census (2)
Fauquier Co VA 1810 Census
Breckinridge Co KY 1810 Census
Abbeville Co SC 1810 Census
Edgefield Co SC 1810 Census (1)
Edgefield Co SC 1810 Census (2)
Edgefield Co SC 1810 Census (3)
Edgefield Co SC 1810 Census (4)
Edgefield Co SC 1810 Census (5)
Edgefield Co SC 1810 Census (6)
Edgefield Co SC 1810 Census (7)
Edgefield Co SC 1810 Census (8)
Edgefield Co SC 1810 Census (9)
Edgefield Co SC 1810 Census (10)
Laurens Co SC 1810 Census
Lexington Co SC 1810 (1)Census
Lexington Co SC 1810 (2)Census




1820

List of people named Corley etc.
on the 1820 Census from Ancestry


Allen Calley*, Greenup Co KY 1820 Census

Jonathan Cheatham Colley
Breckenridge Co KY 1820 Census


Salathiel Cawley Green Co KY 1820 Census

Floyd Co KY 1820 Census
Warren Co KY 1820 Census

Perry Co MS 1820 Census
Pike Co MS 1820 Census

Amanda, Farfield Co OH 1820 Census
Concord, Ross Co OH 1820 Census

Walton Co GA 1820 Census

Capt John Tomlinsons District,
Putnam Co GA 1820 Census (1)


Capt John Tomlinsons District,
Putnam Co GA 1820 Census (2)


Marion Co MS 1820 Census

Barnwell District, Barnwell Co SC 1820 Census
St Peters Parish Beaufort Co SC 1820 Census
Lexington Co SC 1820 Census (1)
Lexington Co SC 1820 Census (2)
Lexington Co SC 1820 Census (3)
Edgefield Co SC 1820 Census (1)
Edgefield Co SC 1820 Census (2)
Edgefield Co SC 1820 Census (3)
Edgefield Co SC 1820 Census (4)
Edgefield Co SC 1820 Census (5)
Edgefield Co SC 1820 Census (6)

Smith Co TN 1820 Census (1)
Smith Co TN 1820 Census (2)

Bedford Co VA 1820 Census (1)
Bedford Co VA 1820 Census (2)
Cumberland Co VA 1820 Census
Fauquier Co VA 1820 Census




BLANK 1820 form
use for column headers


1830





Due to the ever increasing number of Corleys with each
successive census, the majority of links will be limited to
list of Corleys (or variants) abstracted from a search on Ancestry.com. You can access these cited individuals for FREE on
FAMILY SEARCH.ORG
(NOTE, A free membership is required).

The remainer of links will be from my known direct
family


1830 Ancestry List of Corleys

Allen Collay* Symmes Tshp, Lawrence Co, OH 1830
Berry Cally Monroe Co (W)VA 1830
John Cauley Botetourt Co VA 1830
1/2 brothers James & Beverly Cawley Bedford Co VA 1830
Jeremiah Cowley Bedford Co VA 1830



1840

Due to the ever increasing number of Corleys with each
successive census, the majority of links will be limited to
list of Corleys (or variants) abstracted from a search on Ancestry.com. You can access these cited individuals for FREE on
FAMILY SEARCH.ORG
(NOTE, A free membership is required).

The remainer of links will be from my known direct
family


1840 Ancestry List of Corleys

Allen Corley* & sons Abraham (Abel) & John*
Symmes Tshp, Lawrence Co, OH 1840


James Cawley & sister Polly
Cawley Thornhill Bedford Co VA 1840


Berry Cawley Mercer Co (W)VA 1840
John Cawley Monroe Co (W)VA 1840
Jeremiah Cawley Bedford Co VA 1840

Salathiel Corley's Widow,
Barbara Corley Green Co KY 1840


William Corley Hancock Co KY 1840
Beverly Corley Bedford Co VA 1840
Jonathan Cheatham Corley Shelby Co IL 1840
Lucy Corley Siner Bedford Co VA 1840



1850

Due to the ever increasing number of Corleys with each
successive census, the majority of links will be limited to
list of Corleys (or variants) abstracted from a search on Ancestry.com. You can access these cited individuals for FREE on
FAMILY SEARCH.ORG
(NOTE, A free membership is required).

The remainer of links will be from my known direct
family


1850 Ancestry List of Corleys

Allen "Alex" Caully
Symmes Tshp, Lawrence Co, OH 1850

Abel Cooley (son of Allen) Scioto Co OH 1850

Polly Corley Thornhill Roanoke Co VA 1850
Berry Cawley Mercer Co (W)VA 1850
James Cawley Monroe Co (W)VA 1850
Jeremiah Crawl (Cawley) Bedford Co VA 1850

William-Jabez-Susan Corley
Hancock Co KY Census 1850


J. C. (Jonathan Cheatham) Calley
Shelby Co IL 1850


Lucy Corley Siner Bedford Co VA 1850



1860

Due to the ever increasing number of Corleys with each
successive census, the majority of links will be limited to
list of Corleys (or variants) abstracted from a search on Ancestry.com. You can access these cited individuals for FREE on
FAMILY SEARCH.ORG
(NOTE, A free membership is required).

The remainer of links will be from my known direct
family


1860 Ancestry List of Corleys

1860 Allen Cawley (& sons George, Andrew J., and John)
Symmes Township, Lawrence Co OH Census 1860


James Cawley Monroe Co (W)VA Census
Berry Cauley Mercer Co (W)VA Census
John Cawley Greene Township, Woodford Co IL 1860 Census
Mary (Polly) Corley Thornhill Bedford Co VA 1860 Census

Jonathan Cheatham Corley & sons
Caniel and Andrew Jackson Corley Shelby Co IL 1860 Census




1870





1880





1890

1890 Special Schedule of Civil War Pensioners




1900





1910





1920









1930





1930






REVOLUTIONARY WAR

REVOLUTIONARY WAR DOCUMENTS
VIRGINIA SERVICE
Aquila Corley
Asa Corley
Austin Corley
Wm Corley
William Colley
Valentine Corley
Rev. War service claims
SOUTH CAROLINA SERVICE
Abner Corley
Catlet Corley
John Corley
Joseph Corley
Nathaniel Corley
Peter Corley
Richard Corley
Sherod Corley
Zacchaeus Corley
Roster of SC Patriots
Roster of SC Loyalists
Edgefield Co. SC
Rev. War Narrative account



AQUILA CORLEY VA REV. WAR
#1 // #2 // #3 // #4 // #5 // #6 // FGS // Poss Tree




ASA CORLEY VA REV. WAR
#1 // #2 // #3 // #4 // FGS // Poss Tree




AUSTIN CORLEY VA REV. WAR
#1 // #2 // #3 // #4 // #5 // #6 //
Rejected Claim 1 // Rejected Claim 2 pg1
Rejected Claim 2 pg2 // Rejected Claim 2 pg3
FGS // Poss Tree




WILLIAM CORLEY VA REV. WAR
#1 // #2 // #3 // #4 // #5 // #6 // #7 // #8 // #9 // FGS // Poss. Tree



WILLIAM COLLEY VA REV. WAR
#1 // #2 // #3 // #4 // FGS // Poss. Tree




VALENTINE CORLEY VA
REV. WAR SERVICE CLAIMS

#1 // #2



ABNER CORLEY SC SERVICE
(multiple Corleys) // #1 // #2 // #3 // #4 // #5 // #6 // #7
#8a, #8b, #8c // FGS // Poss. Tree






CARLET CORLEY SC SERVICE
#1 // #2 // #3 // #4 // #5 // #6 (Loyalist) // FGS // Poss. Tree





JOHN CORLEY SC SERVICE
#1 // Edgefield Hist page 1 , EH Page 2 ,EH Page 3 , EH Page 4





JOSEPH CORLEY SC SERVICE
#1 // Patriots from SC // Poss. Tree
Edgefield Hist page 1 , EH Page 2 ,EH Page 3






NATHANIEL CORLEY SC SERVICE
#1 // FGS // Poss. Tree





PETER CORLEY SC SERVICE
Patriots from SC





RICHARD CORLEY SC SERVICE
Patriots from SC // FGS // Poss. Tree





SHEROD/SHERWOOD CORLEY SC SERVICE
#1 // Patriots from SC // Poss. Tree





ZACCHAEUS CORLEY SC SERVICE
(multiple Corleys) // #1 // Pension pg 1, pg 2 , pg 3 // Pension App. Questions 1-5, 6 & 7 // #4 // FGS // Poss. Tree




POSTER OF PATRIOTSS FROM SC





LIST OF LOYALISTS IN SC




REV. WAR HISTORY
EDGEFIELD CO., SC

POSTER OF PATRIOTSS FROM SC

Edgefield Hist page 1 , EH Page 2 ,EH Page 3












CIVIL WAR

CIVIL WAR DOCUMENTS





































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WILLS & PROBATE RECORDS
Links
Alabama
Arkansas
Georgia
Illinois
Kentucky
Louisiana
Mississippi
Missouri
Ohio
North Carolina
South Carolina
Tennessee
Texas
Virginia




ALABAMA PROBATES & WILLS
List of Corley Wills and
Probates from Alabama




ARKANSAS PROBATES & WILLS
List of Corley Wills and
Probates from Arkansas



GEORGIA PROBATES & WILLS

List of Corley Wills and
Probates from Georgia



ILLINOIS PROBATES & WILLS
List of Corley Wills and
Probates from Illinois




KENTUCKY PROBATES & WILLS
List of Corley Wills and
Probates from Kentucky




LOUISIANA PROBATES & WILLS

List of Corley Wills and
Probates from Louisiana




MISSISSIPPI PROBATES & WILLS

List of Corley Wills and
Probates from Mississippi




MISSOURI PROBATES & WILLS

List of Corley Wills and
Probates from Missouri





OHIO PROBATES & WILLS

List of Corley Wills and
Probates from Ohio





JNORTH CAROLINA PROBATES & WILLS

List of Corley Wills and
Probates from North Carolina





SOUTH CAROLINA PROBATES & WILLS

List of Corley Wills and
Probates from North Carolina





TENNESSEE PROBATES & WILL

List of Corley Wills and
Probates from Tennessee







TEXAS PROBATES & WILL

List of Corley Wills and
Probates from Texas





VIRGINA PROBATES & WILL

List of Corley Wills and
Probates from Virginia




VIRGINIA WILLS & PROBATES
Links
John Corley 1742/43
Valentine Corley 1803
Caniel Corley 1807
William Colley
(Valentine's son) 1833
Beverly Corley son
of Caniel Corley 1856
Land Div. Children of
Caniel Corley
& Sally Finley 1807
Jeremiah Cawley son
of Caniel & Sally 1866




JOHN CORLEY 1742/3
John Corley 1742/3
Adminstrator's Bond


John Corley 1742/3
Inventory


John Corley 1742/3
Estate






VALENTINE CORLEY 1803
Valentine Corley's Will 1803

Transcript of Valentine's will pg 1

Transcript of Valentine;s Will Proof





CANIEL CORLEY 1807
Caniel Corley's Will 1807 page1 // page2 // page3

Transcript of Caniel Corley's Will & Proof

Caniel Corley's estate papers page1 // page2

Caniel Corley's estate sale




CANIEL CORLEY'S
LAND WILLED TO
SALLY FINLEY & HER SONS

pg 1 Sally Finley & her sons // pg 2 James & Jeremiah
pg 3 Berry & John // pg 2 Allen




WILLIAM (CORLEY) COLLEY 1833
William Colley's (son of Valentine) Will

Distribution of William Colley's slaves





BEVERLY CORLEY SON OF CANIEL
Beverly Corley's Will 1856

Transcript of Valentine's will pg 1

Transcript of Valentine;s Will Proof




JEREMIAH CORLEY SON
OF CANIEL & SALLY

Jeremiah Corley's Will 1866 With Proof

Jeremiah Corley's will

Jeremiah Corley's estate sale

Beverly decline being
Administrator of Jeremiah's will








SHEROD/SHERWOOD CORLEY SC SERVICE
#1 // Patriots from SC // Poss. Tree





ZACCHAEUS CORLEY SC SERVICE
(multiple Corleys) // #1 // Pension pg 1, pg 2 , pg 3 // Pension App. Questions 1-5, 6 & 7 // #4 // FGS // Poss. Tree




POSTER OF PATRIOTSS FROM SC





LIST OF LOYALISTS IN SC




REV. WAR HISTORY
EDGEFIELD CO., SC

POSTER OF PATRIOTSS FROM SC

Edgefield Hist page 1 , EH Page 2 ,EH Page 3 DEATH CERTIFICATES











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MISCELLANEOUS RECORDS

SC Corley Notes pdf




Family Group Sheet



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