Philip Corbin

12 October 1877–10 September 1923 (Age 45)
Mill Creek, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of Philip

When Philip Corbin was born on 12 October 1877, in Mill Creek, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Benjamin F. Corbin, was 33 and his mother, Susan J Heffner, was 31. He married Tursey Belle Shoop on 31 March 1903, in Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Henderson Township, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States in 1880. He died on 10 September 1923, in Mill Creek, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States, at the age of 45, and was buried in Mill Creek, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Philip Corbin
Tursey Belle Shoop
Marriage: 31 March 1903
Miles E Berrier

Spouse and Children


    Tursey Belle Shoop


31 March 1903
Huntingdon, Pennsylvania, United States


    Miles E Berrier


Parents and Siblings

    Benjamin F. Corbin


    Susan J Heffner




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World Events (8)

1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

Age 4

Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.
1882 · The Chinese Exclusion Act

Age 5

A federal law prohibiting all immigration of Chinese laborers. The Act was the first law to prevent all members of a national group from immigrating to the United States.
1890 · The Sherman Antitrust Act

Age 13

This Act tried to prevent the raising of prices by restricting trade. The purpose of the Act was to preserve a competitive marketplace to protect consumers from abuse.

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)

  • Philip I Corbin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Phil Corbin in household of B Frank Corbin, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Phillip Corbin in entry for Charles A Southwell and Beatrice A Corbin, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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