Citation: 99.540.3 (Full image size: 88Kb)
Tombstone for "Squire" Martin Cory (1818-1882) in the Cory Family Cemetery in south Ames. Squire Cory was the maternal grandfather of the famous evangelist, Billy Sunday, who was born and raised on the Cory farm, his father William Cory having died in the U.S. Civil War. The tombstone reads: Squire M. Cory/husband of Charlotte A. Cory [second wife?--Mary Ann Cory was Billy Sunday's grandmother]/Died October 8, 1882/Aged 70 yrs. 2 ms.
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Published: 07/05/2013 01:21:06 pm