Cornelius was a son of Cornelius of the 3rd generation who was a son of Charles Mabry.
He first married about 1783 to Mary Yeakley in Rockingham Co NC.
He married Polly Cheney in Pittsylvania Co, 20 Feb 1797 - her father Ezekiel Cheney gave permission. William Cheney was bondsman. John Atkinson performed the rites.
Cornelius MABRY and Polly CHANEY were married on 20 February 1797 in Pittsylvania County, Virginia.39 Polly CHANEY, daughter of Ezekiel CHANEY and Letty DODSON, was born (date unknown).