George W Corby

5 July 1890–12 May 1953 (Age 62)
Bridgeport Charter Township, Saginaw, Michigan, United States

The Life of George W

When George W Corby was born on 5 July 1890, in Bridgeport Charter Township, Saginaw, Michigan, United States, his father, William Corby, was 44 and his mother, Maria Margaretha Anna Reinert, was 35. He married Lena McQuiston on 28 October 1914, in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son. He lived in Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States in 1920 and Hazelton Township, Shiawassee, Michigan, United States in 1940. He died on 12 May 1953, in Flint, Genesee, Michigan, United States, at the age of 62, and was buried in Montrose, Genesee, Michigan, United States.

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Family Time Line

George W Corby
Lena McQuiston
Marriage: 28 October 1914
Edmond William Corby

Spouse and Children

28 October 1914
Saginaw, Saginaw, Michigan, United States


    Edmond William Corby


Parents and Siblings

    William Corby


    Maria Margaretha Anna Reinert




    Margaret Corby


    Elizabeth Corby


    John Corby



World Events (8)

1896 · Plessy vs. Ferguson

Age 6

A landmark decision of the U.S. Supreme Court upholding the constitutionality of racial segregation laws for public facilities if the segregated facilities were equal in quality. It's widely regarded as one of the worst decisions in U.S. Supreme Court history.
1903 · Ford Motor Company

Age 13

"Henry Ford built his first gasoline-powered vehicle, named the Quadricycle, in 1896, at his home in Detroit. Ford sold the Quadricycle for $200 and used the money to build a second car. In 1901, Ford raced his car ""Sweepstakes"" against Alexander Winton and won. The victory resulted in publicity for Ford which allowed him to gain investors for his new company, Ford Motor Company. The first Model A was sold on July 23, 1903, and the company was incorporated on November 13, 1903."
1907 · Not for profit elections

Age 17

The first act prohibiting monetary contributions to political campaigns by major corporations.

Name Meaning

1 English: habitational name from any of various places in northern England. Those in Lincolnshire and Northamptonshire are named with the Old Norse personal name Kori ( see Cory ) + Old Norse býr ‘farm’, ‘settlement’, whereas the one in Cumbria has as its first element the Old Irish personal name Corc.2 French: from a diminutive of corb ‘crow’.3 Irish: variant of Corboy .

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

Possible Related Names

Story Highlight

George Corby Mayme Berry

George was the 1st husband of Mayme Berry. They divorced and she later married again and had a daughter.

Sources (3)

  • George W Corby, "United States Census, 1940"
  • George W Corby, "United States Census, 1910"
  • George Corby in household of William Corby, "United States Census, 1900"

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