Sally Taft Corbin

18 August 1801–26 July 1876 (Age 74)
Dudley, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Sally Taft

When Sally Taft Corbin was born on 18 August 1801, in Dudley, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, her father, Timothy Corbin, was 20 and her mother, Ruth Albee, was 20. She died on 26 July 1876, in Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 74, and was buried in Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Timothy Corbin
Ruth Albee
Sally Taft Corbin
Hiram Corbin
Julia Ann Corbin
Harrison Gray Corbin
Benjamin Albee Corbin
William Corbin
Lament Bacon Corbin
Elbridge G. Corbin
Mary Ann Corbin

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World Events (7)


Age 2

France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.
1803 · The U.S doubles in size

Age 2

The United States purchased all the Louisiana territory (828,000 sq. mi) from France, only paying 15 million dollars (A quarter trillion today) for the land. In the purchase, the US obtained the land that makes up 15 US states and 2 Canadian Provinces. The United States originally wanted to purchase of New Orleans and the lands located on the coast around it, but quickly accepted the bargain that Napoleon Bonaparte offered.
1821 · Financial Relief for Public Land

Age 20

A United States law to provide financial relief for the purchasers of Public Lands. It permitted the earlier buyers, that couldn't pay completely for the land, to return the land back to the government. This granted them a credit towards the debt they had on land. Congress, also, extended credit to buyer for eight more years. Still while being in economic panic and the shortage of currency made by citizens, the government hoped that with the time extension, the economy would improve.

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)

  • Sally Corbin in household of Chester Clemans, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Sally Corbin in household of Chester Clemenns, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sally Corbin, "Massachusetts Deaths, 1841-1915"

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