Benjamin Corbin

1730–16 June 1813 (Age 83)
Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Benjamin

When Benjamin Corbin was born in 1730, in Baltimore, Baltimore, Maryland, British Colonial America, his father, Nicholas Z Corbin, was 25 and his mother, Eleanor Reed Smith, was 15. He married Sarah Sias on 9 December 1755, in Saint Johns Parish, Baltimore, Maryland, United States. They were the parents of at least 8 sons and 6 daughters. He lived in Baltimore, Maryland, United States in 1790. He died on 16 June 1813, in Westminster, Carroll, Maryland, United States, at the age of 83, and was buried in Westminster, Carroll, Maryland, United States.

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Family Time Line

Benjamin Corbin
1730–1813
Sarah Sias
1737–1813
Marriage: 9 December 1755
Benjamin Corbin
1762–
Elijah Corbin
1764–1837
Micajah Corbin
about 1765–1847
Shadrack Corbin
1780–
Charlotte Corbin
Sophia Corbin
Ezekiel Corbin
1768–1830
Joseph Corbin
1770–1842
Delia Corbin
1772–
Sarah Ruth Corbin
1774–1851
Asahel Achel Corbin
1774–1819
Nichodemus Corbin
1775–1840
Eleanor Corbin
1777–1777
Keziah Corbin
1785–1850

Spouse and Children

Children

(14)

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Parents and Siblings

Siblings

(10)

+5 More Children

World Events (8)

1732 · Jonestown Baltimore
Age 2
Founded in 1732, Jonestown Baltimore is adjacent to Baltimore Town. It is the location of many world class museums and historic sites.
1745 · Baltimore Town and Jonestown Merge
Age 15
On September 28, 1745, Jonestown and Baltimore Town merged together and became Baltimore Town.
1752 · Baltimore Town
Age 22
By 1752, there were only about twenty-five buildings that had been constructed since the town started. Approximately one building per year was constructed after it merged with Jonestown.

Name Meaning

(1997: 9101;2007: 19825; 2010: 26876)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.

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

Possible Related Names

Carbin
Corvin
Corban

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Some Corbin family history

Letter, dated 19 Jun 1858, from Keziah (GREENLAND) SHANAFELT of Clarion Co., PA, to her son, Thomas. Keziah is a granddaughter of Benjamin & Sarah (SIAS) CORBIN. The letter is in the possession of Lau …

Sources (2)

  • RootsWeb Entry
  • Corbin Family Genealogy Website

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