CORY, MARIELOU ARMSTRONG, 1859-1951

Biography:

Music teacher. Born–  July 12, 1861, Greensboro. Parents– Thomas and Martha Louise (DuBois) Armstrong. Married– Chappell Cory, December 26, 1890. Children– Four. Education– Mansfield Female College in Louisiana, M.A. Taught music in Birmingham and music and art in Decatur. Organist in churches and for evangelist Sam Jones. Instrumental in getting established the Boys Industrial School at Roebuck near where she lived at Roebuck Springs near Birmingham. Member of the committee for Preservation of the White House of the Confederacy. Died June 4, 1951.

Source:

Files at Alabama Department of Archives and History.

Publication(s):

The Ladies Memorial Association of Montgomery, Alabama; Its Origin and Organization, 1860-1870. Montgomery, Ala.; Alabama Printing Co., 1902.

The True story of the First Confederate Flag.  N.P., 1931.