Millicent Corbin

14 January 1897–31 July 1986 (Age 89)

The Life Summary of Millicent

When Millicent Corbin was born on 14 January 1897, in Barbados, her father, Luke Corbin, was 33 and her mother, Helena Augusta Edwards, was 32. She married Arthur Julian Corbin on 7 March 1913, in New York City, New York, United States. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Manhattan, New York City, New York, United States in 1920 and The Bronx, New York City, New York, United States for about 5 years. She died on 31 July 1986, in Baldwin, Hempstead Town, Nassau, New York, United States, at the age of 89.

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Arthur Julian Corbin
Millicent Corbin
Marriage: 7 March 1913
Frederick Arthur Corbin
Edward Bailey Corbin
Ivy Ione Corbin

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World Events (8)

1898 · War with the Spanish
Age 1
After the explosion of the USS Maine in the Havana Harbor in Cuba, the United States engaged the Spanish in war. The war was fought on two fronts, one in Cuba, which helped gain their independence, and in the Philippines, which helped the US gain another territory for a time.
1913 · The Woolworth Building Opens as the Tallest Building in the World
Age 16
At 792 feet above Broadway, the Woolworth Building became the tallest building in the world and held the record for 17 years. The Woolworth Building was overshadowed by the Chrysler Building at 1,046 feet in 1930 and the Empire State Building at 1,454 feet in 1931. Retailer and mogul Frank W. Woolworth commissioned the Woolworth Building in 1910 with the intent of his namesake building to be the tallest in the world. The 13 million dollar project was financed in cash by Woolworth which allowed him freedoms in the design and construction of the ornate, gothic building. An opening ceremony was held on April 24, 1913 at which President Woodrow Wilson pressed a button from the White House and lit the historic building in New York City.
1923 · The President Dies of a Heart Attack
Age 26
Warrant G. Harding died of a heart attack in the Palace hotel in San Francisco.

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.

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Sources (10)

  • Millicent Corbin in household of Arthur Corbin, "United States Census, 1930"
  • Millicent C. Corbin in entry for Frederick Arthur Corbin and June Elizabeth Moore, "New York, New York City Marriage Records, 1829-1940"
  • Millicent Corbin in entry for Arthur J. Corbin, "New York, New York City Municipal Deaths, 1795-1949"

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