Robert Nelson Corbett

28 June 1941–6 August 2009 (Age 68)
Logan, Cache, Utah, United States

The Life of Robert Nelson

When Robert Nelson Corbett was born on 28 June 1941, in Logan, Cache, Utah, United States, his father, Bert Corbett, was 28 and his mother, Mary Lucille Nelson, was 25. He married Roselda Louise Abbott on 21 November 1964, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States. He lived in United States in 2009. He died on 6 August 2009, in Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States, at the age of 68, and was buried in Wasatch Lawn Memorial Park, Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States.

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Robert Nelson Corbett
1941–2009
Roselda Louise Abbott
1941–2013
Marriage: 21 November 1964

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
21 November 1964
Salt Lake City, Salt Lake, Utah, United States

Parents and Siblings

siblings

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World Events (8)

1942 · The Japanese American internment

Age 1

Caused by the tensions between the United States and the Empire of Japan, the internment of Japanese Americans caused many to be forced out of their homes and forcibly relocated into concentration camps in the western states. More than 110,000 Japanese Americans were forced into these camps in fear that some of them were spies for Japan.
1946 · The Logan-Cache Airport

Age 5

The first airline out of Logan was Western Airlines which helped connect Logan to the Western United States. It was used as the headquarters for Transwestern Airlines in 1976 and was given to the city to run in 1992. It is the Focus city for Gem Air, Ameriflight, UPS, FedEx, and other privately-owned fights.
1959 · The Space Dynamics Laboratory

Age 18

Space Dynamics Laboratory is owned by Utah State University and is a nonprofit research corporation that has been responsible for the design, fabrication, and operation of sensors on over 400 aircraft, rocket-borne experiments, space shuttle experiments, and satellite-based systems. The Laboratory employs over 450 scientists, engineers, and professional staff at their facility in Logan, Albuquerque, New Mexico, Bedford, Massachusetts, and Washington, D.C.

Name Meaning

1 English (Shropshire; of Norman origin): nickname meaning ‘little crow’, ‘raven’, from Anglo-Norman French, Middle English corbet, a diminutive of corb, alluding probably to someone with dark hair or a dark complexion. The name was taken from Shropshire to Scotland in the 12th century and to northern Ireland in the 17th century, and thence to North America by one group of bearers of the name.2 Irish: see Corban .

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

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Sources (3)

  • Robert Nilson Corbett in household of Bert Corbett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Robert Nilson Corbett in household of Bert Corbett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"
  • Robert Nelson Corbett in household of Bert Corbett, "The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, Church Census Records (Worldwide), 1914-1960"

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