James M Corey/Cory was born ca 1831 in New York, he married Rebecca Hedglin (spelled many different ways) Sept. 27, 1851, he died 27 Dec 1863 in Mason Creek or Island, District of Columbia of Typhoid Fever. This information comes from the Widows and Minor pension of James M Corey. In a affidavit from Carlos Corey he states that he is the brother of James Corey. Rebecca and James had the following children: Arminda, Miles L, George A, and Franklin M. I do know that Rebecca remarried Alexander McCaslin November 23, 1865. If you would like anything else feel free to contact me.