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Robert CORVAN
Ruth WILSON
Husband:  Robert CORVAN
Birth:  28 Jul 1845, IRL
Death:  9 Jun 1923
Disposition:  buried Lone Tree Cemetery, Sioux Rapids, Buena Vista Co., IA
Occupation:  shoemaker
Parents:  born in IRL
Marriage:  1868, co. Armagh, IRL
Wife:  Ruth WILSON
Birth:  1847/8 or Jul 1849, IRL
Death apparently:  1930-40
Occupation:  homemaker
Father said to be:  George WILSON
Children:
born in IRL:
1.  Jane "Jennie" CORBIN, b. 1871/2

born in IA, presumably Colo, New Albany Twp., Story Co., IA:
2.  Mary CORBIN, b. 1874/5
3.  Eliza "Liza" CORBIN, b. 1876/7
4.  Anna / Ann CORBIN, b. 1877/8
5.  Ruth CORBIN, b. 1878/9 
6.  Margaret "Maggie" CORBIN, b. 1881/2
7.  Katherine "Katie" CORBIN, b. 1883/4
8.  George CORVAN, b. Jul 1889
9.  [Charlotte / Charlotta] "Lotta" CORVAN, b. May 1890
...plus three who died young

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; Northern Ireland; USA, US, United States, Iowa

Sources:

1.  Ireland, Civil Registration Indexes, 1845-1958 (online at familysearch.org):
Name: Robert Corvan Ruth Wilson
Registration: Armagh Armagh
District:    
Event Type: MARRIAGES MARRIAGES
Registration Year: 1868 1868
Volume | Page: 16 | 63 16 | 63
Digital Folder: 4179383 4179383

2.  1880 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #4 of 8):  Village of Colo, New Albany Twp., Story Co., IA, Roll 365, p. 296D, PN 2423, SD 4, ED 204, enumerated 14 Jun 1880, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1880 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤-
1880:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 8 13 21 24 25 26
26 26 Corbin Benj W M 36   Shoemaker   Ire Ire Ire
    ______ Ruth W F 32 wife keeping house   Ire Ire Ire
    ______ Jane W F  8 dau going to school / Ire Ire Ire
           Laza? W F  3 dau     Iowa Ire Ire
           Ann W F  2 dau     Iowa Ire Ire
           Ruth W F  1 dau     Iowa Ire Ire
           Mary W F  5 dau     Iowa Ire Ire

3.  1885 Iowa State Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 9 list was roughly alphabetized):  Colo, Story Co., IA, Roll IA1885_264, pp. 460B-461A, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1885 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1885:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see
What the Numbers in the Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
B C RESIDENCE E F G H I   PLACE OF BIRTH PARENTS O P
      D J K L M N
19 Corvan Robert   5 15 Blairs Add. 38 M W M Shoe Maker     Ireland F F M /
  Corvan Ruth       " 35 F W M       " F F    
  Corvan Jennie       " 13 F W S       " " "    
  Corvan Eliza       "  8 F W S    / ? /     " "    
  Corvan Anna       "  7 F W S    / " /     " "    
  Corvan Ruth       "  5 F W S    / " /     " "    
  Corvan Maggie       "  3 F W S    / " /     " "    
  Corvan Katie B?       "  1 F W S    / " /     " "    

4.  1890 U.S. Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

5.  1885 Iowa State Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #

6.  1900 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 25):  Village of Colo, New Albany Twp., Story Co., IA, Roll 460, p. 140A, SN 2, SD 80, ED 122, enumerated 4 Jun 1900, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1900 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1900:  for an explanation of the column headings, please see What the Numbers in the Federal Census Mean (missing columns contained no data).
1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 15 16 17 18 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27
37 38 Corvan Robert Head W M Jul 1845 54 M 32     Ireland Ireland Scotland 1874 26 Na Day laborer 0   Y Y Y O F H
    ______ Ruth Wife W F Jul 1849 51 M 32 12 8 Ireland Ireland Ireland 1876 24   Keeping House     Y Y Y      
    ______ Ruth Dau W F May 1879 21 S       Iowa Ireland Ireland             Y Y Y      
    ______ Maggie Dau W F Aug 1881 18 S       Iowa Ireland Ireland       School teacher 3   Y Y Y      
    ______ Katie Dau W F Jul 1884 15 S       Iowa Ireland Ireland       At school   9 Y Y Y      
    ______ Geore (sic) Son W M Jul 1889 10 S       Iowa Ireland Ireland       At school   9 Y Y Y      
    ______ Lotta Dau W F May 1890 10 S       Iowa Ireland Ireland       At school   9 Y Y Y      

7.  1910 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Robert CORVAN (æ 65, b. Ireland indexed "Cowan") and his wife, Ruth (æ 61, b. IRL) are living in Pct. 5, Kiowa Co., CO (p. 202A).

8.  1920 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Robert CORVAN (æ 72, b. Ireland) and his wife, Ruth (æ 70, b. IRL), are living with a married daughter in Sioux Rapids, Buena Vista Co., IA (p. 265A).

9.  1930 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Widow Ruth CORVAN (æ 83, b. Northern Ireland) is living with the same married daughter in Laurens Town, Swan Lake Twp., Pocahontas Co., IA (p. 160B).

10.  1940 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.

11.  Find-a-Grave: Entries (online at findagrave.com):
Except for the tombstone images and occasional mention of a death certificate,
this database consists of undocumented patron submissions, so caveat emptor.
Name: Robert Corvan Ruth Wilson Corvan
Birth: 1846, Ireland 1849, Ireland
Death: Jun., 1923
Buena Vista County,
Iowa, USA
unknown, Iowa, USA
Note:   1930 Ruth was age 83,
living with daughter and family
in Laurens, Pocahontas Co, Ia.
Burial: Lone Tree Cemetery
Sioux Rapids
Buena Vista County
Iowas, USA
unknown
Spouse: Ruth Wilson Corvan (1849- )
[calculated relationship]
Robert Corvan (1846 - 1923)
[calculated relationship]
Contributor: Merline Dunahoo Merlin Dunahoo
Memorial #: 47327770 47327869

12.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com):  one source here gives Ruth's father's name as George WILSON (no citation).

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