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James CORDRY
Margaret MURPHY
Elizabeth GARTON
Husband:  James CORDRY
Birth:  ca. 20 Nov 1795, Elkton, Logan [now Todd] Co., KY
Death:  18 Apr 1860, Cooper Co., MO
Age at Death:  64y 5m 28d 
Migration:  autumn of 1830, from Christian Co., KY, to Cooper Co., MO
Father:  John CORDRY
Mother:  Catherine MANN
Marriage-1:  27 Dec 1814, Christian Co., KY
Wife-1:  Margaret MURPHY
Birth:  21 Mar 1797, South Carolina
Death:  6 Jul 1840, Cooper Co., MO
Father:  William MURPHY
Marriage-2:  25 Oct 1840, Clay Co., MO
Wife-2:  Elizabeth GARTON
Birth:  1797, Christian Co., KY
Death:  18 Sep 1843, Cooper Co., MO
Children with Margaret MURPHY:
born in Christian [now Todd] Co., KY:
1.  William Langston CORDRY, b. 15 Jan 1816
2.  Thomas Murphy CORDRY, b. 13 Nov 1817
3.  Mary Ann CORDRY, b. 18 Nov 1819; m. George Decater WEAR

born in Todd Co., KY:
4.  Catherine Elizabeth CORDRY, b. 3 Sep 1823; m. Jonathan Warren WEIR
5.  (Son A) CORDRY, b. 21 Jan 1825; d. there 21 Jan 1825
6.  James Francis Marion CORDRY, b. 27 May 1827,  Todd Co., KY
7.  (Son B) CORDRY, b. 12 Aug 1829; d. there 1 Sep 1829
8.  Bathsheba Adeline CORDRY; m. Samuel Calvin RANKIN
9.  John Mann CORDRY, b. 23 May 1833, presumably Cooper Co., MO

Children with Elizabeth GARTON:
none


Sources:

1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1993.  Kentucky Marriages:  Early to 1850.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-229):
Cordry, James Murphy, Margaret 27 Dec 1814 Christian Co.

2.  1820 Census Index (online at GenealogyLibrary.com):
1820 Cordrey, James KY Todd Co. p. 133

3.  A.B. Willhite.   [n.d.]  Christian Co., Kentucky, Tax List, 1819-1823.   (Self-published; available from author at 4396 Coopertown Rd., Russellville, KY 42276, or from the Christian County Genealogical Society, Hopkinsville, KY).
Pg. in
Willhite
Year First 
Name
Last 
Name
A B C D Acres Watercourse
12 1819 Jas Cordry - - - - 15 W F
- 1820-23 - - - - - - - -
Legend for numerical data:
A = White Males 21 or over; B = Blacks over 16; C = Total Blacks; D = Horses
Abbreviations:   W F = West Fork of Red River, now in Todd Co.
As expected, James drops off the Christian Co. tax rolls when Todd Co. is formed in 1820.  His father had died in 1815; it's possible he was being exempted from taxes.  The only other possibility I can think of is that his birthdate is wrong and that he was not yet over 21.

4.  "The New Lebanon Cemetery," excerpted from:  Eugene Allen Cordry.  c1976.  History of New Lebanon, Cooper County, Missouri.  VKM Pub. Co., Fort Worth, TX (online at the Cooper County MOGenWeb site).   For excerpt on CORDRY:  Click Here

5.  Message in the Cordray Family Genealogy Forum (online at GenForum.com).

6.  Broderbund.  World Family Trees.  Vol. 7, Pedigree No. 866; Vol. 8, Pedigree #2910.

7.  LDS.  Ancestral File and IGI (online).

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