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Lineages and Results of Y-chromosome DNA Testing for Surname CORBIN
and Variations, such as, CORBEN, CORBAN, CORBON, CORBYN, CORBINE, etc.
Haplogroup I1
Results
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Y-DNA Haplogroups Represented in the Project
(n = number tested / number of progenitors)
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 E  (n = 2 / 1)  G  (n = 6 / 1) I1 (n = 21 / 3) I2 (n = 2 / 1) R1b (n = 28 / 11)

Haplogroup I is the second most common haplogroup in western Europe, after Haplogroup R1b.  Overall, Hg I has a broad European distribution, from the British Isles east to the Ural Mountains of Russia and south to Anatolia and the Mediterranean Sea, but its strongest geographic concentrations are in northwestern Europe (as I1) and southeastern Europe (as I2).
Distribution of Y-DNA Haplogroup I and Its Main SNP Mutations-
Distribution Map of Haplogroup I, released to the public domain by Hxseek at Wikipedia.
Image released to the public domain by Hxseek at Wikipedia.
Labels in white are the SNP mutations; percentages are the frequency of Haplogroup I in the population.  SNPs that appear on the map, but not in the chart below, are Haplogroup I2 SNPs.  The SNP that most applies to us is the base I1 SNP, M253.  Hopefully, the map will be updated to include more of the newer SNPs.
Haplogroup I1 (a.k.a., I-M253) is the most common subclade of Hg I.  Geographically, I1 is highly concentrated in northern Germany, Scandinavia, and the northern British Isles (see map) where it is more common than R1b.  This strong geographic concentration in northern Europe has led Hg I1 to be nicknamed, the "Viking" haplogroup.
To learn more about Haplogroup I1, I recommend joining the Haplogroup I1 Project and subscribing to the Y-DNA-HAPLOGROUP-I mailing list.  If you are one of the Northern Neck CORBINs, I strongly recommend joining the Haplogroup I1-Z138Y Project and, if at all possible, taking the BigY-500 test.  The BigY is an exploratory test, testing not only known SNPs, but searching your Y-chromosome for new ones, including ones that will be unique to you and your family.  As such, it is reaching down into genealogical time, where it can be used in conjunction with your STR test results, making it a powerful tool for supporting, bebunking, and advancing paper pedigress.  We are already having considerable success in this regard with the Northern Neck CORBINs (see below).
Twenty-four project members are Haplogroup I1.
They fall into two subsclades, each representing descendants of a single progenitor.
I1-A16956 (n = 21) I1-L22 (deduced) (n = 3)
Simplified Haplogroup I Haplotree Focused on the Positions of A16956/57/58/59
The hierarchy below follows FTDNA's haplotree (as of 28 Sep 2018).  The ISOGG hierarchy does not entirely agree, so I've supplied their labels for the clades, even though they are out of ISOGG order in a few cases.
Mutations
SNPs in boldface are included in the FTDNA Haplogroup I1-Z58 SNP Pack (as of 2 Oct 2018).
Haplogroup Members
ISOGG FTDNA
M170=PF3715 P19_1-5 L41=PF3787 M258 P212 P38 PS76 U179... [many more] I I-M70
____ M253 L64 L75 L80 L81 L118 L121=S62 L123 L124=S64 L125=S65 L157.1 L186... [many more] I1 I-M253
____ DF29=S438 CTS9857 CTS9848 Z2891 I1-a I-DF29
____ Z58=S244 I1-a2  I-Z58
____ Z139=S338 Z138=S296 FGC3447 PF2805 I1-a2b I-Z139
____ S2293 I1-a2b3 I-S2293
____ S6277 I1-a2b1 I-S6277
____ Y15902 I1-a2b3-a1 I-15902
____ Y15575=BY756 Y15577 Y15903 Y15578 I1-a2b3-a1b I-15575
____ A6549=Y16450... [ten more] I1-a2b3-a1b1 I-A6549
____ A6591=Y16458 I1-a2b3-a1b1-a I-A6591
____ A6552=Y16452 A6546=Y16711 I1-a2b3-a1b1-a2 I-6552
____ A14624 A6568 A6542 A14623 CTS9745   I-A14624
____ A6563   I-A6563 BEAVEN #B10185
JENKINS #186150
GARRETT #308124
POWELL #B64503
____ A16956 A16957   I-A16956 CORBAN #B81585
____ A16959    I-A16969 CORBIN #507551
CORBIN #651377
____ A16958     CORBIN #621421
Z17954   I-Z17954
____ Z131=S249 Z132 I1-b I-Z131
S2304 Y18119=Z17925 S230 / Z17937 / AMM439 Z17943 / AMM441 I1-c I-S2304
Y29587 A9606 A9609 A9613 A9615 A9616 A9620 A9628 I1-d  
A8285 FGC45110=Y21293 FGC45122... [plus 11 more A- SNPs] I1-e I-A8285
Y19288 Y19092=FGC37297 I1-f I-Y19288
P215=M438=PF3853=S31... [many more] I2 I-P215
Haplogroup table cells that are empty indicate this SNP is not recognized by either FTDNA or ISOGG, or both.  In a nutshell, ISOGG has fallen behind FTDNA.  In particular, FTDNA has added Z17954, a SNP not yet recognized by ISOGG, upstream of the clades formerly parallel to DF29, bumping all five of those clades downstream a notch.  On the other hand, FTDNA has not yet recognized any of the Hg I1d SNPs. (28 Sep 2018)

To view more of the page without scrolling, temporarily reduce the text size or page size in your browser.  Red labels indicate markers that typically mutate more frequently than those labeled in black.  (Empty cells that are darkened indicate tests not ordered.)  Keywords for search engines: genetic genealogy.

Haplogroup I1-A16956-59:  the CORBINs of the Northern Neck of Virginia
So far, most of these CORBINs have a paper connection to John CORBIN of Richmond Co. [not the city], VA.  I have dubbed these the "Northern Neck" CORBINs because Richmond County is on the northernmost of Virginia's three peninsulae ("necks") jutting into Chesapeake Bay. 
FTDNA SNP Path (as of 24 Sep 2018):  I1-M253 > DF29 > Z58 > Z138/Z139 > S2293 > S6277 > Y15902 > Y15575 > A6549 > A6591 > A6552 > A14624 > A6563 > A16956/57 > A16959 > A16958
To view lineages, please scroll to the far right, and to view more of this table at once, please consider temporarily reducing the text size in your browser (CTRL- in most browsers).
Genetic Distance
(per panel)
Surname Kit# FF Most
Downstream
Positive 
SNP
Actually
Tested
  Panel 1 Standard Markers 1-12   Panel 2 Standard Markers 13-25   Panel 3 Standard Markers 26-37   Panel 4 Standard Markers 38-67   Panel 5 Standard Markers 68-111  
DYS712 is the most volatile of all STR markers; do not give too much weight, if any, to mutations at this marker.
 
 
 
 

Known Lineage

STR PP3 PP5 MP6 MP7 MP8 MP9 [mixed] MP10 [EA] MP11 [SMGF] MP12 [all new] MP13 [mixed]
12 25 37 67 111 3
9
3
3
9
0
19
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3
9
4
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9
1
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3
8
5
b
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3
8
5
4
2
6
3
8
8
4
3
9
i
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3
8
9
3
9
2
ii
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3
8
9
4
5
8
a
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4
5
9
b
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4
5
9
4
5
5
4
5
4
4
4
7
4
3
7
4
4
8
4
4
9
a
|
4
6
4
b
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4
6
4
c
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4
6
4
d
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4
6
4
4
6
0
H4
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G
A
T
A
IIa
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Y
C
A
IIb
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Y
C
A
4
5
6
6
0
7
5
7
6
5
7
0
a
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C
D
Y
b
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C
D
Y
4
4
2
4
3
8
5
3
1
5
7
8
a
|
S1
3
9
5
b
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S1
3
9
5
5
9
0
5
3
7
6
4
1
4
7
2
S1
4
0
6
5
1
1
4
2
5
a
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4
1
3
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4
1
3
5
5
7
5
9
4
4
3
6
4
9
0
5
3
4
4
5
0
4
4
4
4
8
1
5
2
0
4
4
6
6
1
7
5
6
8
4
8
7
5
7
2
6
4
0
4
9
2
5
6
5
7
1
0
4
8
5
6
3
2
4
9
5
5
4
0
7
1
4
7
1
6
7
1
7
5
0
5
5
5
6
5
4
9
5
8
9
5
2
2
4
9
4
5
3
3
6
3
6
5
7
5
6
3
8
4
6
2
4
5
2
4
4
5
A10
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G
A
T
A
4
6
3
4
4
1
1B
07
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GG
AA
T
5
2
5
7
1
2
5
9
3
6
5
0
5
3
2
7
1
5
5
0
4
5
1
3
5
6
1
5
5
2
7
2
6
6
3
5
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7
6
4
3
4
9
7
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4
3
4
4
6
1
4
3
5
3 1 4 6 11 I1 Modal Values       13 22 14 10 13 14 11 14 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 28 12 14 15 16   10 10 19 21 14 14 16 19 35 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 10 8 9  9 12 23 25 15 10 12 12 16 8 13 25 20 13 13 11 12 11 11 12 11   32.? 12 8 17 12 24 27 19 11 12 12 13 11 9 11 11 10 12 12 31 11 13 21 16 11 10 23 15 19 11 24 17 13 15 25 12 21 18 12 14 18 9 12 11   modals by DGM from Hg I1 project (13 May 2011); n=2878 at 12; n=2414 at 25; n=2214 at 37; n=1401 at 67; n=60 at 111
                                             
0 0 0 0 0 Family Modal Values       13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11   32.? 12 8 17 11 24 27 19 11 13 12 13 12 9 11 11 10 12 12 31 11 13 21 15 11 10 27 15 19 11 25 17 14 15 25 12 22 18 12 14 19 9 12 11   n=21 at 12 and 25 markers; n=20 at 37 and 67 markers; n=9 at 111
                                             
0 0 1 1   CORBIN 119547       13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 36 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 11 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11                                                                                             Pvt9 Arthur Willet8 Elliott7 Richard6 Jesse5 David Sr4 Jeremiah3 Rawley I2 John (II)1
0 0 1 0 1 CORBIN 143803 FF Z139   13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 36 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11   32.2 12 8 17 11 24 27 19 11 13 12 13 12 9 11 11 10 12 12 31 11 13 21 15 11 10 28 15 19 11 25 17 14 15 25 12 22 18 12 14 19 9 12 11   Pvt10 Pvt9 William Franklin8 Geo. Wash.7 Elliott6 David Jr5
1 0 1 0   CORBIN 170069       14 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 36 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11                                                                                             Pvt10 Pvt9 Alva W8 Van Buren7 William6
1 0 1 0 1 CORBIN 792187       14 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 36 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11   32.2 12 8 17 11 24 27 19 11 13 12 13 12 9 11 11 10 12 12 31 11 13 21 15 11 10 29 15 19 11 25 17 14 15 25 12 22 18 12 14 19 9 12 11   Pvt10 Pvt9 George Frederick8
0 1       CORBIN SMGF       13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 19 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15           12 10                                         13     14                                                     12 31 11 13 21 15 11                       22           12     Pvt11 Pvt10 Clyde Leon9 Millard Adkinson8 Geo. Wright7 Thomas L6 James5 Rawley II4 Thomas3
0 1 0 1 0 CORBIN 77012 FF     13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 19 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 10 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11   32.? 12 8 17 11 24 27 19 11 13 12 13 12 9 11 11 10 12 12 31 11 13 21 15 11 10 27 15 19 11 25 17 14 15 25 12 22 18 12 14 19 9 12 11   Pvt10 Pvt9 Lawrence Pinkney8 Jas. Thomas7 Pinkney6
0 1 0 0   CORBIN 186788       13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 19 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11                                                                                             Pvt10 Pvt9 James Thomas8 John Millard7
1 0 1 0 0 CORBIN 147715   M253   13 22 14 10 13 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 11 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11   32.2 12 8 17 11 24 27 19 11 13 12 13 12 9 11 11 10 12 12 31 11 13 21 15 11 10 27 15 19 11 25 17 14 15 25 12 22 18 12 14 19 9 12 11   Pvt10 Pvt9 Ben Sory8 Wm. Azariah7 Estill Wade6 Wm. Singleton5 Joshua4 Ambrose3
1 0 1 1 1 CORBIN 325596       13 22 14 10 13 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 38 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 9 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11   32.2 12 8 17 11 24 27 19 11 13 12 13 12 9 11 11 10 12 12 31 11 13 21 15 11 10 25 15 19 11 25 17 14 15 25 12 22 18 12 14 19 9 12 11   Pvt10 Pvt9 Geo. Washington8 Bassett L.7 Benj. Franklin6 Stephen5 Benj. Lewis4 William3 John (III)2
0 0 0 0   CORBIN 430426       13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11                                                                                             Pvt9 Pvt8 Harvey7 Lewis S6 John Read5 Lewis Henry4
0 0 0 0 3 CORBIN 747780       13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11   32.2 12 8 17 11 24 27 19 11 13 12 13 12 9 11 11 10 12 12 31 11 13 21 15 11 10 29 15 19 11 25 17 15 15 25 12 22 18 12 14 18 9 12 11   Pvt11 Pvt10 Robert Merle9 Dennison Grubb8 Thos. Palmer7 Parker6 James Fant5
0 0 2 0   CORBIN 751508       13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 18 35 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11                                                                                             Pvt11 Pvt10 Louis Emerson9 Slater Hartwell8 Wash. Walker7 John6
0 0 0 1   CORBIN 419828 FF     13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 24 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11                                                                                             Pvt9 Pvt8 Geo. Wesley7 Daniel Boone6 Joseph Benj.5 Humphrey4 David3
0 0 0 1   CORBIN 737887       13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 12 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11                                                                                             Pvt10 Pvt9 John Walter Sr8 Alfred Douglas7 John Menefee6 Elijah5 William4 John (IV)3
1 0 0 1   CORBIN 120035       13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 27   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 17 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11                                                                                             Pvt9 Pvt8 Jas. Madison7 Garnett6 Jas. Madison5 George4
1 0 0 0   CORBIN 507551 FF A16959   13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 27   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11                                                                                             Pvt9 Pvt8 Oscar7
1 0 0 0 0 CORBIN 621421 FF A16958   13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 27   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11   32.2 12 8 17 11 24 27 19 11 13 12 13 12 9 11 11 10 12 12 31 11 13 21 15 11 10 27 15 19 11 25 17 14 15 25 12 22 18 12 14 19 9 12 11    Pvt10 Pvt9 Charles Lapsley8 Charles A7 Allen6
1 0 0 0 1 CORBIN 651377 FF A16959   13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 27   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11   32.2 12 8 17 11 24 27 19 11 13 12 13 12 9 11 11 10 12 12 31 11 13 21 15 11 10 27 15 19 11 25 17 15 15 25 12 22 18 12 14 19 9 12 11   Pvt10 Pvt9
0 0 0 2   CORBIN 335257       13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   12 8 15 15 8 11 10 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11                                                                                             Pvt6 Pvt5 Clyde Leroy4 Allen Roy3 James2 William G.1
0 0 0 0 1 CORBAN B81585 FF A16956   13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11   32.2 12 8 17 11 24 27 19 11 13 12 13 12 9 11 11 10 12 12 31 11 13 21 15 11 10 29 15 19 11 25 17 14 15 25 12 22 18 12 14 19 9 12 11   Pvt5 Pvt4 Pvt3 Frederick Roy2 Isaiah1 CORBAN, probably s/o Philip, s/o Peter, s/o William, s/o John III
0 1 0 0   CORBAN 498256       13 22 14 10 14 14 11 16 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 15 20 29 12 14 15 16   11 10 19 21 15 14 15 19 36 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 11 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 13 16 8 13 23 20 14 13 11 12 11 11 12 11                                                                                             Pvt5 Pvt4 Frederick Thos3 John Wesley2
                                             
9 10 9 15   CORBIN 274210       13 24 14 11 13 14 12 12 13 15 13 31   18 9 9 11 11 25 14 19 29 15 15 16 17   10 11 19 20 17 15 19 17 34 37 12 12   12 9 15 16 8 10 10 8 10 10 12 23 23 16 10 12 12 14 8 12 22 20 14 12 11 13 11 11 12 12                                                                                             Pvt10 Pvt9 Abraham Lincoln8 Abr. Lincoln7 Alex. McKra6 John Wesley5 George4 John (IV)3 John (III)2 John (II)1
FF = Family Finder test; A16958 = 12116526
Discussion
These CORBINs have dozens of full matches at 12 markers, a few full matches at 25 markers, and even some near matches at 37 and 67 markers (all in other surnames).  However, they have no full matches at 37 markers, so their haplotypes remain unique at 37 or more markers.
 The purple and deep orange of some cells in the SNP column indicate the two groups created for our CORBINs in the Haplogroup I1-Z138Y Project, one for those who are A16956 and the other for those who are one SNP downstream at A16959.  Please note how this SNP difference jibes with the STR branch marker (purple cells) and with their paper genealogy.  Notice ethat #621421 is also positive for A16958, but the others are not, which means the mutation happened either in him or his father (A16958 was named in 2017, but FTDNA still sees it as unnamed variant 12116526).  It cannot have happened in their grandfather or they would all be positive for it.  To make these SNP results easier to visualize, I've created a pedigree table with just the SNP values.
One individual included above has been tested at SMGF (Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation).  There has never been a way to contact individuals tested with them; so, if you are that person, please contact me. Update: Ancestry.com bought SMGF and took their database offline a real loss to researchers as this was an early database containing individuals who are no longer with us and cannot be tested again.
#274210 (bottom row) has a paper descent from this family's progenitor, but he is not a genetic match with his other descendants, which means he has an NPE in his patrilineal line.  (He is Haplogroup R1b-M269, which means he cannot have had a common ancestor with the Haplogroup I1 Northern Neck CORBINs for thousands of years.)  The testing of more cousins would determine in which generation the NPE occurred.  He does not, in fact, have a match with anyone at any level, so we do not yet have a clue to the identity of his actual patrilineal ancestor.  Or, the paper genealogy may be wrong.  He may be from a CORBIN family not otherwise tested, so far. 
We are extraordinarily fortunate with regard to this family in that their paper generalogy is relatively well known, thanks in part to the publication of Kenneth Corbin's book, The Leaves of the Corbin Tree_(see thread at GenForum).  Based on both paper genealogy and Y-DNA test results, the Northern Neck CORBINs descend from John CORBIN of Richmond Co., VA.  The author has this John as son of John CORBIN, 1652 immigrant, but that paper connection is disputed.
For a detailed explanation as to how I use color to graphically represent genetic relationships in a family, please see my discussion of "Signature Markers." 
Summary of Current Results
1.  In the data table above, cells highlighted in light blue are modal_for Haplogroup I1-M253, meaning these are the most common values to have, so possessing them is unremarkable.

2.  Table cells highlighted in dusky orange are the signature markers for the family.  No other family has this particular pattern of consistent differences from the Hg I1-M253 modal haplotype, and we would expect anyone closely related to this family to have all or most of them.

3.  So far, we have discovered four sets of branching markers in the family.  These are, as the name implies, mutations shared by only a branch of the family, not the entire family.  The mutation is relatively recent, downstream of the family's progenitor, and its location (the person in whom it occurred) can sooner or later be determined by testing cousins.

  • One of the branches is identified by the mutation from 37 to 36 at CDYb, the bright green table cells.  In the lineages (please scroll to the far right in the table), we see that this mutation had to have been present in David Sr and may have been present in Jeremiah.  To determine which, we need to find and test a patrilineal line descendant of David Sr's brother, Martin.  Within this group, we have another branch, shown in a paler green where DYS393 mutated from 13 to 14.  We don't know whether the mutation occurred in Van Buren or William; a test on a brother of Van Buren would tell us, but some work on their paper genealogy will be needed to determine just who Van Buren's brothers are and Y-DNA STR testing could help identify them.
  • Another branching marker is the mutation from 20 to 19 at DYS448, the magenta table cells.  This mutation had to have been present in James and may have been present upstream in Rawley II or Thomas.  Testing patrilineal descendants of the brothers of James, Rawley II, and/or Thomas can determine in which generaiton the mutation occurred.
  • Another branching marker, the mutation from 28 to 27 at DYS389ii highlighted in purple, unites four descendants of James Madison.  This STR branch is further confirmed by SNP testing.  While the family as a whole appears to be A16956+ and A16957+, just the four descendants of James Madison are A16959+, and of those, just one  is A16958+.  These results beautifully demonstrate the usefulness of NGS (next generation sequencing) technology applied to SNP testing of the male Y-chromosome, as with FTDNA's BigY-500 test.
4.  The table cells colored bright yellow represent private markers.  These are recent mutations present, so far, only in that one line.  As more cousins are tested, some of the private mutations may become branching markers.

5.  Based on paper genealogy, the two table cells in bright cyan (DYS385a = 13) do not appear to be branching markers, but rather back mutations, that is, independent returns to the Haplogroup I1-M253 modal value.  Either that, or we have a serious error in paper genealogy.

6.  There are two ways to account for the two table cells in red (DYS641 = 10).  One is that each individual had an independent back mutation to the marker's Haplogroup I1-M253 modal value, so these are private mutations, not branching markers.  The other is that the mutation from 11 to 10 at DYS641 happened only once, after the mutation from 20 to 19 at DYS488, so represents a branching marker, but that #335257 subsequently had a back mutation at DYS488 (from 19 back to 20).  The former is much more likely than the latter.

7.  Marker DYS712 (boldface red column label in Panel 5), is the most volatile of all the standard markers.  Most mutations at this marker are going to be private and can happen more than once in the same family (i.e., the mutations will be coincidental and not genealogically significant).  In this family, only four individuals hold the modal value of 27, while five individuals do not share it, quite unlike the pattern of other markers in this panel where most values are modal and only one or two are not, all of which means to not place too much significance in the value of this marker.

The more family members who take the BigY-500 test, the more family lines we can prove genetically, which is a powerful check on the accuracy of our paper genealogy and a powerful aid for those with paper connections still to be made.  Please take the BigY-500.  FTDNA will have a sale during the winter holiday season beginning in mid to late November and ending December 31st. 

Haplogroup I1d:  Norse Cluster the "Lexington" CORBINs
I1d-N is the most common I1 variety in Sweden and Finland and is the second most common variety in Norway and Denmark.  Your project admin speculates that this line of CORBINs may have been among the Normans (the "north-men") who invaded France from the North, then England in the Norman Conquest then some time later, South Carolina.
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  Panel 1 Standard Markers 1-12   Panel 2 Standard Markers 13-25   Panel 3 Standard Markers 26-37   Panel 4 Standard Markers 38-67   Panel 5 Standard Markers 68-111   Known Lineage
STR PP3 PP5 MP6 MP7 MP8 MP9 [mixed] MP10 [EA] MP11 [SMGF] MP12 [all new] MP13 [mixed]
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4
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8
5
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8
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6
3
8
8
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8
9
3
9
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ii
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3
8
9
4
5
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5
9
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4
5
9
4
5
5
4
5
4
4
4
7
4
3
7
4
4
8
4
4
9
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4
6
4
b
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4
6
4
c
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4
6
4
d
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4
6
4
4
6
0
H4
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G
A
T
A
IIa
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Y
C
A
IIb
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Y
C
A
4
5
6
6
0
7
5
7
6
5
7
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a
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C
D
Y
b
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C
D
Y
4
4
2
4
3
8
5
3
1
5
7
8
a
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S1
3
9
5
b
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S1
3
9
5
5
9
0
5
3
7
6
4
1
4
7
2
S1
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0
6
5
1
1
4
2
5
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4
1
3
b
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4
1
3
5
5
7
5
9
4
4
3
6
4
9
0
5
3
4
4
5
0
4
4
4
4
8
1
5
2
0
4
4
6
6
1
7
5
6
8
4
8
7
5
7
2
6
4
0
4
9
2
5
6
5
7
1
0
4
8
5
6
3
2
4
9
5
5
4
0
7
1
4
7
1
6
7
1
7
5
0
5
5
5
6
5
4
9
5
8
9
5
2
2
4
9
4
5
3
3
6
3
6
5
7
5
6
3
8
4
6
2
4
5
2
4
4
5
A10
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G
A
T
A
4
6
3
4
4
1
1B
07
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GG
AA
T
5
2
5
7
1
2
5
9
3
6
5
0
5
3
2
7
1
5
5
0
4
5
1
3
5
6
1
5
5
2
7
2
6
6
3
5
5
8
7
6
4
3
4
9
7
5
1
0
4
3
4
4
6
1
4
3
5
I1d-L22-N Modal Values   13 23 14 10 14 14 11 14 11 12 11 28   15 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 28 12 14 15 16   10 10 19 21 14 14 17 20 35 37 12 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 10 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 12 16 8 13 25 20 13 13 11 12 11 11 12 11   32 12 8 17 12 24 27 19 11 12 12 13 11 9 11 11 10 12 13 31 11 13 21 16 11 10 22 15 18 11 24 17 13 15 25 12 22 18 12 14 18 9 12 11    
                                         
CORBIN 87808     13 23 14 10 14 14 11 14 11 12 11 28   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 14 14 15 16   10 10 21 21 14 14 17 23 35 38 13 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 10 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 12 16 8 12 25 20 13 13 12 12 11 11 12 11                                                                                             Pvt7, Pvt6, Culver Cox5, Napoleon Brewer4, Napoleon Bonaparte3, Samuel2, Peter1 CORBIN (c1730s-<1777) of Lexington Co., SC
CORBIN 148208 26Q8G   13 23 14 10 14 14 11 14 11 12 11 28   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   10 10 21 21 14 14 17 21 35 38 13 10   11 8 15 15 8 11 10 8 9 10 12 23 25 15 10 12 12 16 8 12 25 20 13 13 12 12 11 11 12 11                                                                                             Pvt7, Pvt6, Jacob Flournoy5, John Jacob Saylor4, Samuel Peter3,
CORBIN 402456     13 23 14 10 14 14 11 14 11 12 11 28   14 8 9 8 11 23 16 20 29 12 14 15 16   10 10 21 21 14 14 17 21 35 38 13 10                                                                                                                                                           Pvt2, William Salathiel Clayton1 CORBIN (1887-1971) of Chipley, Washington Co., FL
These individuals bear a close resemblance to the modal haplotype of Nordtvedt's Norse variety of Haplogroup I1d.  Because they match the modal haplotype perfectly at 12 markers, they have over a thousand full 12/12 matches in the FTDNA database (all in other surnames).  At 25 markers, they have almost 400 near matches, though no full matches.  At 37 markers, their matches drop off precipitously, to fewer than a dozen, with only the match between the three of them being significant.
The value of 21 for YCAII is unusual (yellow table cells), occurring in only about 1.5% of Haplogroup I1.  This kind of change (from 19,21 to 21,21) can occur in a single mutational event known as a recLOH (recombinant loss of heterozygosity).  In other words, the 19-count allele was written over by the 21-count allele, in one mutational event.
The change from 12 to 14 at DYS464 probably took place as another recLOH event, with one of the 14 alleles writing over the 12 allele in a single mutation event.
DYS570 is a volatile marker that is known to have two-step mutation events.  Whether this mutation happened as one or two mutation events can eventually be determined by testing close cousins of #87808.
Your project admin recommends at least two of these CORBINs take the BigY.
           

What constitutes a match?
Matches in other surnames are usually mere coincidence, so please ignore them I'll let you know when you shouldn't!
For 12 markers: 9 or less is a non-relative; for 10-12 markers, please see this table compiled by FTDNA.
For 25 markers: 21 or less is a non-relative; for 22-25 markers,
For 37 markers: 31 or less is a non-relative; for 32-37 markers,
For 67 markers: 59 or less is a non-relative; for 60-67 markers,
For 111 markers: 100 or less is a non-relative; for 101-111 markers,
For any test:  0 matching markers, please contact NASA.

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