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James Madison CORBIN
Elizabeth WAMSLEY
Husband:  James Madison CORBIN
Birth:  2 Aug 1800, VA
Death:  1 Apr 1883, Posey Twp., Clay Co., IN
Disposition:  buried Rule Hill Cemetery, near Staunton, Clay Co., IN
Father:  George CORBIN
Mother:  Sarah [JENNINGS?]
Marriage:  6 Feb 1827, Harrison Co., VA [now WV]
Wife:  Elizabeth WAMSLEY / WANSLEY
Birth:  30 Mar 1806
Death:  5 Aug 1888
Disposition:  buried Rule Hill Cemetery, near Staunton, Clay Co., IN
Children:
1.  Caroline CORBIN, b. 23 Dec 1830; d. 14 May 1911
2.  Albert CORBIN, b. 1 Apr 1833; d. 5 Mar 1838
3.  Gilbert CORBIN, b. 18 Sep 1835
4.  Allen CORBIN, b. 19 Jun 1838
5.  Avarilla CORBIN, b. 19 May 1841
6.  Garnett CORBIN, b. 22 Jan 1844
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Sources:

1.  West Virginia Marriages Index, 1785-1971 (online at Ancestry.com):
James M Corbin Elizabeth Wamsley 6 Feb 1827 Harrison Co.

2.  1830 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #5 of 60; official enumeration date 1 Jun 1830; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1830 VA [now WV] Harrison Co. Roll 190 p. 301 Ln. 13 Corbin Madison 000 010 - 000 010 000100-000000
These data indicate:
No., Race, Gender Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 white male 20-29 1800-1810 = James (b. 1800) 
1 white female 20-29 1800-1810 = Elizabeth (b. 1806)
 
1 male slave 36-54 1775-1794 = ?

3.  1840 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #100 of 201; official enumeration began 1 Jun 1840; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 VA [now WV] Harrison Co. Roll 562 pp. 48B Ln. 26 James M Corbin 200 001 - 010 001 0100000 no slaves
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 4 or under 1835-1840 = Allen (b. 1838)
= Gilbert (b. 1835)
1 male 30-39 1800-1810 = James (b. 1800) 
1 female 5-9 1830-1835 = Caroline (b. 1830)
1 female 30-39 1800-1810 = Elizabeth (b. 1800)
1 person employed in agriculture

4.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #58 of 130):  Dist. No. 22, Harrison Co., VA [now WV], p. 199B, 425/425, enumerated 25 Jul 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
James M Corbin 49 M   Farmer 800 Va
Elizabeth Corbin 43 F       "
Caroline 19 F       "
Gilbert 14 M       "
Allen 11 M       "
Avarilla  9 F       "
Garnet  6 M       "

5.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #42 of 44):  Staunton P.O., Posey Twp., Clay Co., IN, Roll M653_249, p. 782, PN 111, 823/813, enumerated 13 Jul 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
James M Corban 60 M   Farmer 2000 600 Virginia
Elizabeth  " 54 F   House Keeper     "
Avarilla   " 18 F   Domestic     "
Garnett    " 16 M   Farm Labourer     "
Listed next to married son, Gilbert CORBIN.

6.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 54):  Centre Point P.O., Posey Twp., Clay Co., IN, Roll M593_304, p. 140A, PN3A, 18/18, enumerated 2 Jun 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Corbin James M 70 M W Farmer 2000 375 Virginia
______ Elizabeth 64 F W Keeping house     Virginia
______ Garnet 26 M W Works on farm    40 Virginia
______ Joanna 76 F W       Virginia
Joanna CORBIN is James's sister.

7.  1880 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #14 of 27):  Posey Twp., Clay Co., IN, Roll T9_269, p. 449B, PN 14, SD 4, ED 231, enumerated 12 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 10 13 24 25 26
128 133 Corben James M W M 79   / Farmer VA VA VA
    ______ Elizbeth W F 77 Wife / Keeping House VA VA VA
Listed next to married son, Garnett CORBIN.

8.  WorldConnect / Ancestry World Trees (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).

9.  Public Member Trees (online at Ancestry.com).

10.  MyHeritage Tree (online at myheritage.com).

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