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William Perry Corson

Male 1878 - 1957  (~ 79 years)


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  • Name William Perry Corson 
    Gender Male 
    Born June 1878  Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Occupation Teamster 
    Cemetery Mount Hope Cemetery 
    Residence(s) 1880: Caledonia, Michigan
    1900: Middleville village, Barry, Michigan
    1900: Thornapple, Barry Co., MI
    1940: Middleville, Barry Co., MI  [1
    Died 24 September 1957 
    Buried Middleville, Barry Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
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    Person ID I318  Angus Saline's Genealogy
    Last Modified 29 January 2012 

    Father William G. H. Corson,   b. 16 September 1855, Grand Rapids, Kent Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Mother Sarah Antoinette Perry,   b. 27 March 1858, Duplain, Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 February 1944, Otsego, Allegan Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 85 years) 
    Married 4 July 1877  Wayland, Allegan Co., Michigan, USA Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F198  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Lena Sloan 
    Wedding Details Kalamazoo Gazette, January 1, 1901, p. 4
    Sloan-Corson
    By a quiet but impressive ceremony Miss Lena D. Sloan became the bride of William Corson of Middleville at the home of her parents, Mr. and Mrs. William Sloan, on Seminary street. Thursday evening at 9 o’clock. In the presence of relatives and a few intimate friends Rev. Howard Murray Jones performed the marriage service.
    The bridal couple was attended by J. M. Perry of Middleville, cousin of Mr. Corson, officiating as groomsman, and Miss Bessie Kidney of Otsego as bridesmaid.
    Miss Lura Sloan, a sister of the bride sweetly rendered a vocal and a violin solo.
    The bride was becomingly gowned in a fawn colored silk and the bridesmaid in white brilliantine.
    The bride in her circle of friends is a favorite. Mr. Corson is a prosperous business man of Middleville, where the couple will reside. 
    Family ID F211  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • Had a son, Robert Gordon Corson, who was a Radioman 3c, USN in WWII who was killed in action.

  • Sources 
    1. [S2501] .



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