When Francis Corbin was born about 1728, in Virginia, United States, his father, John Corbin Jr, was 32 and his mother, Elizabeth “Betty” Jennings, was 35. He married Ann Banks- Scott in 1747, in Essex, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons. He died before 1 June 1782, in Culpeper, Virginia, United States, at the age of 55.
French and English: nickname meaning ‘little crow, raven’, possibly applied to a black haired man, from Old French, Middle English corbin, a diminutive of corb ‘raven’ (Anglo-Norman French corbin, corfbin ‘crow, raven’).
English (of Norman origin): habitational name from any of the places in Calvados and Orne, France, named Corbon.
Irish: variant of Corban .
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