Corey, Abel Moses
Corey, Abel Moses a Methodist Episcopal minister, was born near Fostoria, Ohio, July 23, 1833. He experienced religion at the age of eighteen; acquired a good academic education; began preaching in 1860, and in the following year entered the Central Ohio Conference. After laboring in obscure places several years, he was elected state senator, in which capacity he served with much credit four years. In 1871 he again entered the effective itinerant ranks, and continued with marked zeal and success until his death, October 4, 1875. Mr. Corey was clear in thought, apt in expression, generous in sympathy, self-sacrificing in labor, and strong in friendship. See Minutes of Annual Conferences, 1876, page 105.