Coryell Family [RG2634.AM]


RG2634.AM:  Coryell Family

Genealogical research:  

Brock, Nemaha County, Neb.:  

Size:  1 box; 0.5 cu.ft.


The Coryell family has been a part of Nebraska history since Richard Coryell homesteaded near Brock, Nebraska, at the present site of Coryell Park. This collection contains several manuscripts which trace the family history back to its Dutch and French Huguenot origins. The materials include research in the Van Vorst-Van Voorst, Coriell-Coryell and Covert lines. Notes and corrections have been added to some of the typewritten drafts. Two pamphlets pertaining to Coryell Park complete the Coryell Family collection.


Series 1 – Genealogy

Box 1


    1. Covert genealogy; typewritten manuscript, 33 p., references, 2 copies

      Van Vorst genealogy; typewritten manuscript, 43 p., references, 2 copies

    1. “Van Voorst-Coriell,” [Dutch ancestors of the Coryell family], typewritten, 3 p., 2 copies

    1. “Coriell-Coryell; Coryell ancestry of Levi L. Coryell, Senior, and Levi Leland Coryell, Junior. Compiled by Philomene Jenkins (Mrs. C.H.), Lincoln, Nebraska, 1942.” typewritten, 109 p., references, folded chart, 2 copies

    1. Earlier draft of the above manuscript with corrections and notes

Series 2 – Pamphlets

    1. “The Coryell Park, given to the public by Mr. and Mrs. L.L. Coryell, Sr., Mr. and Mrs. Coryell, Jr., and little Lorraine, April, 1934,” 27 p., illustrated; another edition of the pamphlet contains more illustrations and is 40 p. in length.



Coriell family

Coryell family

Coryell Park (Brock, Neb.)

Covert family


Jenkins, Philomene

Nemaha County (Neb.) — History

Van Voorst family

Van Vorst family


L. Willmore/js   09-08-1964

Encoded TMM   03-16-2010

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