Elbridge G. Corbin

Brief Life History of Elbridge G.

When Elbridge G. Corbin was born in 1816, in Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Timothy Corbin, was 36 and his mother, Ruth Albee, was 36. He married Abigail Prince on 7 April 1840, in Webster, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He lived in Oxford, Oxford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1840. He died on 14 October 1845, in Chepachet, Glocester, Providence, Rhode Island, United States, at the age of 29, and was buried in Dudley, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Elbridge G. Corbin
Abigail Prince
Marriage: 7 April 1840
Julius Newton Corbin
Martha Elizabeth Corbin

Sources (7)

  • Elbridge G Carbin, "United States Census, 1840"
  • Elbridge G. Corbin, "Find A Grave Index"
  • Elbridge G. Corbin in entry for Julius Corbin, "Massachusetts, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1626-2001"

World Events (6)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 

1820 · Making States Equal

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.

1825 · The Crimes Act

The Crimes Act was made to provide a clearer punishment of certain crimes against the United States. Part of it includes: Changing the maximum sentence of imprisonment to be increased from seven to ten years and changing the maximum fine from $5,000 to $10,000.

Name Meaning

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 .

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

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