James M. Corbin

Male14 September 1825–1 August 1884

Brief Life History of James M.

When James M. Corbin was born on 14 September 1825, 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 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, Franklin, Ohio, United States.

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

Sources (18)

  • James M Corbon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James M Corbin in entry for Isarel James Corbin, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Jas. M. Corbin in entry for Sarah A. Corder, "West Virginia Births, 1853-1930"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    1850Barbour, West Virginia, United States
  • Children (9)

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    Siblings (3)

    World Events (7)

    1830 · The Second Great Awakening

    Age 5

    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

    Age 11

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


    Age 21

    U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.

    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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