Frank M. Cory
FRANK M. CORY, a native of Shelby County,
was born on the farm where he now resides December 31st, 1854, and is the eldest of nine children born to
and Loretta (Morrison) Cory a mention of whom appears elsewhere in this volume. The subject here mentioned
obtained a good common school education at the schools of Shelbyville. Later, he was engaged for some time
in breeding and handling thoroughbred horses, and subsequently he engaged in the merchandise business in
which he continued until July, 1877, when he removed to his mother's farm, in Hanover Township, where he has since
resided, and has had entire management of the farm, which consists of about 700 acres in fine land. In addition,
he is extensively engaged in breeding fine horses and poultry. The marriage of Mr. Cory occurred December
21st, 1879, to Miss Eugenia D. Ray, daughter of Martin and
Susan (Cross) Ray. To Mr. and Mrs.
Cory was born one child, Eugenia R., whose birth occurred November 15, 1880.
In politics Mr. Cory is an
History of Shelby County, Indiana, "Hanover [Township] Sketches." Chicago: Brant & Fuller, 1887, page 632.
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