Arthur Orville Corbin

Male15 March 1860–11 December 1931

Brief Life History of Arthur Orville

When Arthur Orville Corbin was born on 15 March 1860, in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States, his father, Aurelius Orvella Corbin, was 38 and his mother, Ruth Blodgett, was 35. He married Harriett L Mott on 7 October 1885, in Roslyn, North Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons. He died on 11 December 1931, at the age of 71, and was buried in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts, United States.

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Arthur Orville Corbin
Harriett L Mott
Marriage: 7 October 1885
Harold Mott Corbin
Philip Hinman Corbin

Sources (34)

  • Arthur O Corbin in household of A C Corbin, "Massachusetts State Census, 1865"
  • Arthur O. Corbin, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
  • Arthur O. Corbin, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    7 October 1885Roslyn, North Hempstead, Nassau, New York, United States
  • Children (2)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (3)

    World Events (8)


    Age 3

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

    1863 · The Battle at Gettysburg

    Age 3

    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.

    1881 · The Assassination of James Garfield

    Age 21

    Garfield was shot twice by Charles J. Guitea at Railroad Station in Washington, D.C. on July 2, 1881. After eleven weeks of intensive and other care Garfield died in Elberon, New Jersey, the second of four presidents to be assassinated, following Abraham Lincoln.

    Name Meaning

    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.

    Irish: variant of Corban .

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

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