Lettie Proctor

Brief Life History of Lettie

When Lettie Proctor was born on 28 July 1857, in Watertown, Washington, Ohio, United States, her father, Nathan Proctor, was 43 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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Orin L Corbin
Lettie Proctor
Marriage: 16 January 1886
Mark Orin Corbin
Harriett Corbin
Lois Corbin
Mary Ruth Corbin

Sources (13)

  • Lottie Proctor in household of Nathan Proctor, "United States Census, 1870"
  • Lettie Proctor, "Colorado Statewide Marriage Index, 1853-2006"
  • Lettie P Corbin, "California Death Index, 1905-1939"

World Events (8)

1860 · Ohio supports the Union side of the Civil War

Although divided as a state on the subject of slavery, Ohio participated in the Civil War on the Union's side, providing over 300,000 troops. Ohio provided the 3rd largest number of troops by any Union state.


Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.

1875 · A Treaty with Hawaii

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’ (shortened 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.

History: John Proctor (died 1757) was a prominent citizen of Boston, MA, and is buried in the King's Chapel Burying Ground there.

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

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