James Corsen

about 1781–22 November 1827 (Age 46)
Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States

The Life of James

When James Corsen was born about 1781, in Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States, his father, Johannes Corsen, was 21 and his mother, Charity Van Zant, was 23. He married Nancy Ann Addis on 11 February 1809. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 22 November 1827, in his hometown, at the age of 46, and was buried in Churchville, Northampton Township, Bucks, Pennsylvania, United States.

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Family Time Line

James Corsen
Nancy Ann Addis
Marriage: 11 February 1809
Thomas James Corson
Elizabeth Ann Byron Corson
John Pickerine Corson
Sarah Jane Corson

Spouse and Children

11 February 1809


    Thomas James Corson


    Elizabeth Ann Byron Corson


    John Pickerine Corson


    Sarah Jane Corson


Parents and Siblings

    Johannes Corsen


    Charity Van Zant





    John Corson


    Mary Corson


    Benjamin Corson


    Jane Corson


+2 More Children

World Events (8)

1781 · The First Constitution

Age 0

Serving the newly created United States of America as the first constitution, the Articles of Confederation were an agreement among the 13 original states preserving the independence and sovereignty of the states. But with a limited central government, the Constitutional Convention came together to replace the Articles of Confederation with a more established Constitution and central government on where the states can be represented and voice their concerns and comments to build up the nation.
1787 · Second State to Ratify U.S. Constitution

Age 6

On December 12, 1787, Pennsylvania ratified the U.S. Constitution.
1794 · Creating the Eleventh Amendment

Age 13

The Eleventh Amendment restricts the ability of any people to start a lawsuit against the states in federal court.

Name Meaning

English: occupational name for a horse dealer, Middle English corser.

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

Sources (3)

  • James Corson in entry for Thomas Jones, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • James Corsen, "Pennsylvania, Historical Society of Pennsylvania, Births and Baptisms, 1520-1999"
  • James Corson, "Pennsylvania, County Marriages, 1885-1950"

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