Here I am beside the tombstone of Cory (Corey) Taft on July 8, 2007. It says he died on June 6, 1839 at the age of 38 years and 4 months. This is at Roscoe Cemetery in Roscoe, Illinois about 10 miles southeast of Rockton. That would mean that he was born in February of 1801. I wish that I knew the cause of his death at so early an age. His son, Stutson, dies a little more than one month later.
Below is the tombstone of his son, Stutson, who is buried beside him. His stone reads "Stutson, Son of C and M Taft, Died July 26, 1839, aged 3 yrs. 9 mo." Of course, "C" is Cory and "M" is Matilda.