Comfort Cordrey1

b. circa 1805
Comfort Cordrey|b. c 1805|p11267.htm|Nathan Cordrey|b. bt 1775 - 1776\nd. 1859|p10444.htm|Dorcas Jane Ayres|b. s 1785\nd. 1863|p10445.htm|Thomas Cordrey Sr.|b. bt 1740 - 1750|p10488.htm|Comfort Bryan||p10489.htm|Moses Ayres Jr.|b. 1757\nd. b 18 Mar 1825|p10568.htm|Dianna Kennedy|b. s 1756\nd. 19 Apr 1823|p10572.htm|

Great-grandaunt of Ruth Minerva Fairfield.
3rd great-grandaunt of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Fairfield and Allied Families
     Comfort Cordrey was born circa 1805 in Pennsylvania.2,1 She was the daughter of Nathan Cordrey and Dorcas Jane Ayres.1 She married Abraham Black, son of Philip Black Jr. and Catharine Baughman, on 20 May 1824 in Tuscarawas County, Ohio.3
Additional Data
Comfort and Abraham Black appeared on the 1 June 1850 Federal Census of New Philadelphia, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, enumerated 3 August 1850. Their children Franklin R., Ann E. and Oliver were listed as living with them.2 Click to view image

Children of Comfort Cordrey and Abraham Black


  1. [S949] "Francis Cordrey Journal," (MS, 1897; Fort Wayne, Indiana); Charles Horn; Pasadena, Texas. Hereinafter cited as "Cordrey Journal". In a handwritten journal, or more precisely a ledger that he used as a journal, Francis wrote the family history as he knew it. It was among a collection of Cordrey papers and memorabilia that was given to Charles Horn by Francis' granddaughters, Coreinne Bitner and Mildred Bitner Stier. Click to view image
  2. [S954] Abraham Black household, 1850 U.S. Census, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, population schedule, New Philadelphia, page 237, dwelling 221, family 236; National Archives micropublication M432, roll 734.
  3. [S961] Tuscarawas County Genealogical Society, compilers, Tuscarawas County, Ohio, Marriages (New Philadelphia, Ohio: Tuscarawas County Genealogical Society, Inc., 1979), 1: 15, 80-634.