When Corinne Phoebe Marchant was born on 31 July 1910, in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States, her father, John Archibald Marchant, was 20 and her mother, Mignon C Hagan, was 16. She married Herbert Wright Woods on 8 August 1928, in Los Angeles, California, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 daughter. She died on 17 September 1999, in Grass Valley, Nevada, California, United States, at the age of 89.
English (southern): occupational name from Middle English marchaunt ‘merchant, trader, shopkeeper’ (Old French marchand, marchëant).
Altered form of French Marchand , a cognate of 1 above.
History: John Marchant (c. 1600–c. 1668) was in Newport, RI, before 1638. In that year he moved to Braintree, MA, then to Watertown, MA (1642), and finally to Yarmouth, MA (1648). His descendants included many sea captains and other prominent people.