Lettie Proctor

28 July 1857–19 March 1916 (Age 58)
Watertown, Washington, Ohio, United States

The Life of Lettie

When Lettie Proctor was born on 28 July 1857, in Watertown, Washington, Ohio, United States, her father, Nathan Proctor, was 53 and her mother, Lucy M Morris, was 41. She married Orin L Corbin on 16 January 1886, in Arapahoe, Colorado, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 3 daughters. She lived in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1900 and Pasadena, Los Angeles, California, United States in 1910. She died on 19 March 1916, in Los Angeles, California, United States, at the age of 58, and was buried in Altadena, Los Angeles, California, United States.

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Family Time Line

Orin L Corbin
1852–1940
Lettie Proctor
1857–1916
Marriage: 16 January 1886
Mark Orin Corbin
1889–1964
Harriett Corbin
1896–
Lois Corbin
1891–
Mary Ruth Corbin
1896–

Spouse and Children

    Orin L Corbin

    Male1852–1940Male

    Female1857–1916Female

MARRIAGE
16 January 1886
Arapahoe, Colorado, United States
children

(4)

    Mark Orin Corbin

    Male1889–1964Male

    Lois Corbin

    Female1891–Female

    Mary Ruth Corbin

    Female1896–Female

    Harriett Corbin

    Female1896–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Nathan Proctor

    Male1804–1881Male

    Lucy M Morris

    Female1816–1903Female

siblings

(7)

    Female1842–1879Female

    Alfred Proctor

    Male1844–1867Male

    Edward R Proctor

    Male1846–1898Male

    Stephen Proctor

    Male1849–1884Male

    Female1852–1927Female

+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1863

Age 6

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1867 · Gas Street Lamps Installed

Age 10

The Los Angeles Gas Company installed 43 gas street lamps on Main Street. A lamplighter rode on horseback at dusk to light the streetlights. By 1873, 136 gas lamps had been installed in Los Angeles. 
1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

Age 18

In the Mid 1870s, The United States sought out the Kingdom of Hawaii to make a free trade agreement. The Treaty gave the Hawaiians access to the United States agricultural markets and it gave the United States a part of land which later became Pearl Harbor.

Name Meaning

English (northern): occupational name from Middle English prok(e)tour ‘steward’ (reduced from Old French procurateour, Latin procurator ‘agent’, from procurare ‘to manage’). The term was used most commonly of an attorney in a spiritual court, but also of other officials such as collectors of taxes and agents licensed to collect alms on behalf of lepers and enclosed orders of monks.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Lottie Proctor in household of Nathan Proctor, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lettie Proctor in household of Nathan Proctor, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Lettie P Corbin in household of Orin L Corbin, "United States Census, 1900"

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