Person:Samuel Corley (2)

Rev. Samuel Madison Corley
  • HRev. Samuel Madison CorleyAbt 1809 - 1863
  • WEsther PriestlyAbt 1811 - Abt 1842
m. 12 Jul 1829
  1. Celia Isabelle Corley1834 - 1930
  2. Adelbert Priestly Corley1836 - 1906
  3. Lt. Col. John Austin Corley1836 - 1871
  4. Louisa Corley1840 - 1892
Facts and Events
Name[1] Rev. Samuel Madison Corley
Gender Male
Birth? Abt 1809 Rutherford County, Tennessee
Marriage 12 Jul 1829 Wilson County, Tennesseeto Esther Priestly
Other? 1840 Old Shiloh Presbyterian Church, Red River County, TexasMigration
Occupation[1] 1848 Clarksville, Red River County, TexasTook charge of Clarksville Female Academy.
Death[1] 1863 Pine Bluff, Arkansas

First minister of Old Shiloh Presbyterian Church, which shortly afterward moved into Clarksville.

  1. 1.0 1.1 1.2 Clark, Pat B. The History of Clarksville and Old Red River County. (Dallas: Mathis, Van Nort & Co., 1937)
    pp. 45-46, 48-49, 52-53, 142-43.

    He was invited to come from Rutherford County, Tennessee, in 1840 to be pastor at Old Shiloh. Reportedly served in the Mexican War. In the Civil War, he entered the Confederate service (unit unknown) and died of wounds near Pine Bluff.

  2.   Clarksville, Red River, Texas, United States. Northern Standard (Clarksville, Texas)
    30 Sep 1848.

    Posted in the newspaper a notice of a meeting of the Sons of Temperance, Brothers of Clarksville Division, at the Masonic Hall.