Margaret Elmeda Seay

16 January 1897–17 July 1986 (Age 89)
Macon, North Carolina, United States

The Life Summary of Margaret Elmeda

When Margaret Elmeda Seay was born on 16 January 1897, in Macon, North Carolina, United States, her father, Thomas LaFayette Seay, was 44 and her mother, Margaret M. White, was 41. She married Henry Dixon Corbin on 30 December 1915, in Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 4 sons and 1 daughter. She lived in Millshoal Township, Macon, North Carolina, United States for about 20 years and Jackson, North Carolina, United States in 1986. She died on 17 July 1986, in Sylva, Jackson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 89, and was buried in Franklin, Macon, North Carolina, United States.

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Family Time Line

Henry Dixon Corbin
Margaret Elmeda Seay
Marriage: 30 December 1915
Margaret Elizabeth Corbin
Henry Dixon Corbin Jr
William Clarence Corbin
Clyde Thomas Corbin
Harold Pinkney 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.
1918 · Fort Bragg Established
Age 21
Named after Confederate General Braxton Bragg, Fort Bragg in Fayetteville, North Carolina was established on September 4, 1918. It was used as one of three training camps used during WWI.
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

Scottish or Irish:

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

Sources (19)

  • Margrett A Leay in household of Thomas L Leay, "United States Census, 1900"
  • Maggie Corbin in household of Henry D Corbin, "United States Census, 1920"
  • Maggie E Corbin in household of Henrry D Corbin, "United States Census, 1930"

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