James M. Corbin

Brief Life History of James M.

When James M. Corbin was born on 14 September 1825, in Virginia, United States, his father, James Corbin, was 41 and his mother, Lucenda Corbin, was 30. He married Clarissa Hoffman in 1850, in Barbour, Virginia, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Marion Township, Noble, Ohio, United States in 1860 and Randolph, West Virginia, United States in 1870. He died on 1 August 1884, in Columbus, Franklin, Ohio, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Dublin Cemetery, Dublin, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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James M. Corbin
Clarissa Hoffman
Marriage: 1850
Arithia Corbin
Elmer Corbin
Israel James Corbin
Sara A Corbin
Sylvanus Lafayette Corbin
Harriet V. Corbin
John Simon Corbin
Emaline Corbin
Henry W. Corbin

Sources (21)

  • James Mc Corbin, "United States Census, 1860"
  • James M Corbin, "Find a Grave Index"
  • James M Corbin in entry for Isarel James Corbin, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"

World Events (8)

1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

1836 · Kirtland Temple Dedicated

On March 27, 1836, the Kirtland Temple was dedicated.

1844 · Lumpkin's Jail

In 1844 when Robert Lumpkin bought land in Virginia, this would be the spot of the Infamous Slave Jail (or Lumpkin’s Jail). The slaves would be brought here during the slave trade until they were sold. Lumpkin had purchased the land for his own slave business.

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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