Francis Corbin

about 1728–before 1 June 1782 (Age 54)
Virginia, United States

The Life Summary of Francis

When Francis Corbin was born about 1728, in Virginia, United States, his father, John Corbin ll, was 30 and his mother, Elizabeth Betty Jennings, was 34. 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 54.

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Family Time Line

Francis Corbin
Ann Banks- Scott
Marriage: 1747
Charles Corbin
Anderson Corbin Sr.
William Corbin
Richard Corbin
David Corbin
Adam Corbin

Spouse and Children



+1 More Child

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+8 More Children

World Events (3)

1758 · Mount Vernon
Age 30
Mount Vernon Plantation was the home of George Washington. It started off as 2,000 acres and was later expanded to 8,000 acres. The house itself started off as a six room building then got extended to twenty-one rooms.
Age 48
Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
1780 · Richmond Becomes the Capital
Age 52
On April 18, 1780 Richmond became the capital of Virginia. It was the temporary capital from 1780-1788.

Name Meaning

1 French and English: nickname meaning ‘little crow’, ‘raven’, from Old French, Middle English corbin, a diminutive of corb. Compare Corbett .2 English: possibly also a Norman habitational name from places in Calvados and Orne, France, named Corbon.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Virginia, Compiled Census and Census Substitutes Index, 1607-1890
  • Ancestry Family Trees
  • U.S. Civil War Soldiers, 1861-1865

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