John Corporon

about 1817–
Digby, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada

The Life of John

When John Corporon was born about 1817, in Digby, Digby, Nova Scotia, Canada, his father, Abraham Corporon, was 37 and his mother, Ruth Prichard, was 33.

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Family Time Line

Abraham Corporon
1780–
Ruth Prichard
1784–1854
George Gaines Corporon
1809–1883
Francois Corporon
1815–
Mercy Ann Corporon
1815–
John Corporon
1817–
Abraham Corporon
1819–
Almyria Corporon
1821–
Isaac Corporon
1823–
Jacob Corporon
1825–
Melinda Corporon
1828–
Mary Minerva Corporon
1830–1918
Benjamin Corporon
1811–1891
Samuel S Corporon
1813–1908
James Hiram Corporon
1829–1880

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(13)

+8 More Children

World Events (3)

1871

Age 54

British Columbia joins the confederation.
1909 · First Canadian Flight

Age 92

The Silver Dart was the first recorded flight in Canada. It took off from Baddeck, Nova Scotia, on February 23, 1909, and was piloted by John Alexander Douglas McCurdy.
1921 · Racing Schooner Launched

Age 104

The Bluenose racing schooner was launched on March 26, 1921, in Lunenburg, Nova Scotia. It was evident that the ship was nothing like other ships that had been launched.

Name Meaning

Perhaps an altered form of a French habitational name Corberon, from a place so named in Côte-d'Or.

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

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