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Ferdinand CORBIN
Martha __?__
Husband:  Ferdinand CORBIN
Birth:  1819, PA
Death:  23 Jun 1878
Occupation:  boatman, laborer, farmer
Father:  Abraham CORBIN
Mother:  Sarah CORBIN
Wife:  Martha __?__
Birth:  1819/20, PA
Death:  aft. 20 Dec 1897 (she survived her son, Stephen)
Occupation:  homemaker
born in Union Twp. or Huntingdon Borough, Huntingdon Co., PA:
1.  William CORBIN, b. 1837/8
2.  Lucretia CORBIN, b. 1840/1
3.  Nancy CORBIN, b. 1842/3

4.  Iantha CORBIN, b. 1842/3
5.  Martha Ellen CORBIN, b. 1845/6
6.  Ferdinand CORBIN, b. 1848/9

born in Huntingdon Borough, Huntingdon Co., PA:
7.  Stephen / Stephens / Stevens Garfield CORBIN, b. 1850/1/2/3; d. 20 Dec 1879, Altoona, PA 
8.  Alice A. CORBIN b. 1856
9.  Elmer E. CORBIN, b. 1862

Are Nancy and Iantha the same individual?  Are Iantha, Martha Ellen, and Ferdinand really their children?  (See 1850 and 1860 census records, below.)


1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1840 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #7 of 10; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 PA Huntingdon Co. Union Twp. pp. 266B-267A Ferdinand Corbin 100 010 - 000 010 0001000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 4 or under 1835-1840 = William (b. 1837/8)
1 male 20-29 1810-1820 = Ferdinand (b. 1819/20)
female 20-29 1810-1820 = Martha (b. 1819/20)
1 person engaged in manufacture and trades
Listed 11 lines below Caleb CORBIN and six lines above Caleb GREENLAND, who is one line above Nathan GREENLAND, who is one line above Israel GREENLAND.

3.  1850 Census Index/Microfilm (online at GenealogyLibrary.com):  Huntingdon Borough, Huntingdon Co., PA, p. 43, 29/32, enumerated 20 Aug 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Ferdinand Corbin 30 M Boatman Penn
Martha      " 30 F    "
William     " 12 M    "
Lucrecia    "  9 F    "
Nancy       "  7 F    "
Where are Iantha, Martha Ellen, and Ferdinand?!

4.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #27 of 49):  Huntingdon P.O, Borough of Huntingdon (eastern half), Huntingdon Co., PA, p. 321, PN 9, 62/63, enumerated 5 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Ferdenand Corbin 40 M   Labourer 350 70 Penn
Martha Corbin 39 F         "
Iantha 17 F   Seamstress     "
Martha Ellen 14 F         "
Ferdenand 11 M         "
Stevens G  9 M         "
Alice A  4 F         "
Are Iantha, Martha Ellen, and Ferdinand really their childred?  Were they simply missed in 1850?

5.  1870 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #2 of 18):  Huntingdon P.O., Henderson Twp., Huntingdon Co., PA, p. 608B, PN 2, 14/17, enumerated 28 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Corbin Ferdinand 51 M W Farmer     Penna
______ Martha 50 F W Keeping house     Do
______ Stephens 18 M W At home     Do
______ Alice 13 F W At home     Do
______ Elmer  8 M W At home     Do
Mick Renbow 24 M W       Do
Living next door to Henry HIGHT

6.  1880 United States Census and National Index (LDS Family History Resource File: CD-ROM Library):
Census Place: Huntingdon, Huntingdon, Pennsylvania
Source: FHL Film 1255134; NARA Film T9-1134; Pg 170C
  Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Occupation Fa Mo
Martha CORBAN Self F W W 60 PA Keeping House PA PA
Elmer E. CORBAN Son M S W 17 PA Working In Mines PA PA

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