John Corwin

Brief Life History of John

When John Corwin was born on 16 September 1781, in Aquebogue, Riverhead, Suffolk, New York, United States, his father, Maj John Corwin, was 25 and his mother, Joanna Mapes, was 23. He married Bethia Griffin on 12 November 1808, in Mattituck, Southold, Suffolk, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 6 sons and 4 daughters. He lived in Southold, Southold, Suffolk, New York, United States in 1850. He died on 30 April 1859, in Aquebogue, Riverhead, Suffolk, New York, United States, at the age of 77, and was buried in Mattituck, Southold, Suffolk, New York, United States.

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John Corwin
Bethia Griffin
Marriage: 12 November 1808
John Corwin
Anne E Corwin
Mary Corwin
Elmira Corwin
Thomas Corwin
William Griffing Corwin
Hubbard Corwin
Hiram Corwin
Betsy H Corwin
Oliver Corwin

Sources (9)

  • John Corwin, "United States Census, 1850"
  • John Corwin, "Find A Grave Index"
  • John Corwise in entry for Oliver Corwise and Jesse F Martin, "Vermont, Town Clerk, Vital and Town Records, 1732-2005"

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World Events (7)

1783 · A Free America

The Revolutionary War ended with the signing of the Treaty of Paris which gave the new nation boundries on which they could expand and trade with other countries without any problems.

1797 · Albany is Named Capital of New York

Albany became the capital of New York in 1797. Albany is the oldest continuous settlement of the original 13 colonies.


France sells Louisiana territories to U.S.A.

Name Meaning

English (North Yorkshire): metonymic occupational name from Middle English corduan, cordewan ‘leather from Cordova’, made of goatskin and typically used in making shoes. Compare Cordner .

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

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