Henry Alonzo Corbin

3 February 1851–26 May 1905 (Age 54)
Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States

The Life of Henry Alonzo

When Henry Alonzo Corbin was born on 3 February 1851, in Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Lewis Daniel Corbin, was 19 and his mother, Catherine W Churchill, was 19. He married Eliza Laurietta Brooks on 20 March 1872, in Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 daughters. He lived in Templeton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States in 1855. He died on 26 May 1905, at the age of 54, and was buried in Lakeview Cemetery, Upton, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Alonzo Corbin
1851–1905
Eliza Laurietta Brooks
1854–1907
Marriage: 20 March 1872
Bertha Estelle Corbin
1876–1960
Edith Churchill Corbin
1893–

Spouse and Children

    Male1851–1905Male

    Eliza Laurietta Brooks

    Female1854–1907Female

MARRIAGE
20 March 1872
Milford, Worcester, Massachusetts, United States
children

(2)

    Bertha Estelle Corbin

    Female1876–1960Female

    Edith Churchill Corbin

    Female1893–Female

Parents and Siblings

    Lewis Daniel Corbin

    Male1832–1897Male

    Catherine W Churchill

    Female1832–1856Female

siblings

(1)

World Events (8)

1863

Age 12

Abraham Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, declaring slaves in Confederate states to be free.
1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

Age 12

The Battle of Gettysburg involved the largest number of casualties of the entire Civil war and is often described as the war's turning point. Between 46,000 and 51,000 soldiers lost their lives during the three-day Battle. To honor the fallen soldiers, President Abraham Lincoln read his historic Gettysburg Address and helped those listening by redefining the purpose of the war.
1866 · The First Civil Rights Act

Age 15

The first federal law that defined what was citizenship and affirm that all citizens are equally protected by the law. Its main objective was to protect the civil rights of persons of African descent.

Name Meaning

1 French and English: nickname meaning ‘little crow’, ‘raven’, from Old French, Middle English corbin, a diminutive of corb. Compare Corbett .2 English: possibly also a Norman habitational name from places in Calvados and Orne, France, named Corbon.

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

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Sources (3)

  • Henry A Carlin in household of Charles E Brooks, "United States Census, 1880"
  • Henry A Corbin in household of Lewis Corbin, "Massachusetts State Census, 1855"
  • Henry Corbin, "United States Census, 1900"

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