James M. Corbin

about 1825–after 1884 (Age 59)
Harrison, West Virginia, United States

The Life of James M.

When James M. Corbin was born about 1825, in Harrison, West Virginia, United States, his father, James Corbin, was 41 and his mother, Lucenda Corbin, was 30. He married Clarissa Hoffman in 1850, in Barbour, West 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 after 1884, at the age of 60.

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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

Spouse and Children

Barbour, West Virginia, United States


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World Events (7)

1825 · The Crimes Act

Age 0

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.
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.

Age 21

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

Name Meaning

Irish: Cor, a knot, a union, and binn, harmonious, meaning a happy union, a joyous wedlock

Sources (3)

  • James M Corbon, "United States Census, 1870"
  • James M Corbin in entry for Isarel James Corbin, "Iowa, Death Records, 1904-1951"
  • Jas. Corbin in entry for E. E. Corbin, "Ohio, County Death Records, 1840-2001"

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