Seumas MacThomais <riemoreseanachaidh@...>
A family with the name Coriell (spelled Coryell by one branch) appears
in Piscataway, New Jersey, USA, in 1702. The progenitor, known only
from a cattle mark of that year, was Abraham. He had, apparently, foursons: David (1704-1779), Samuel (d. 1760), Abraham, and Emanuel (d.
1748). Three of these sons married Dutch women (Samuel's wife is
There is a Jewish family in Amsterdam, with roots in Spain, with
similar names, and which spelled the name Curiel. Has anyone
encountered evidence of a connection?
James W. Thompson (my mother was a New Jersey Coriell)