James Dougrey (1781-1838) of Lansingburgh, New York (now part of Troy), and his wife, Clarissa Bontecou (1785-1850), had six children: Hannah (1806-1872), James, Jr. (b. 1808), Clarissa Ann (1809-1853), John (1811-1825), Mary Elizabeth (1818-1880), and Julia (b. 1821). Julia Dougrey attended St. Mary's Hall in Burlington, New Jersey, in the late 1830s, and returned to Lansingburgh around 1839. She married William Brownell Cory (d. 1854) on December 24, 1845, and had at least two children, William and Alice. Her brother James and his wife, Frances Elizabeth Moulton, lived in Lansingburgh, where he was a merchant. Clarissa Ann Dougrey married Charles Dikeman Smith in 1834, and moved to Marshall, Michigan, before the 1840s. Mary Elizabeth Dougrey married James Norman Barker in 1839 and eventually moved to Chicago, Illinois.