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Joseph CORBIN
Eleanor GROVER
Husband:  Joseph CORBIN
Birth:  1770, Baltimore [now Carroll] Co., MD
Death:  22 Oct 1842, Hollidaysburg, Huntingdon [now Blair] Co., PA
Father:  Benjamin CORBIN
Mother:  Sarah SIAS
Marriage:  17 Jun 1790, Baltimore Co., MD
Wife:  Eleanor "Nellie" GROVER
Birth:  1770-75

Either Nellie was fibbing about her age in the 1840 census, or Joseph had a second wife.

Children:
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Sources (n.b., Blair Co. was formed in 1846 from Huntingdon and Bedford Cos.; Fulton Co. was formed in 1850 from Bedford Co.):

1.  Robert Barnes.  1978/93.  Maryland Marriages, 1778-1800.  Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD (Broderbund CD-195).
p. viii BALTIMORE COUNTY...
6 BA - Marriage Register of Rev. Lewis Richards, pastor of First Baptist Church, Baltimore, 1784-1818, MS. 690 at MHS [Maryland Historical Society].
p. 45 Corbin, Joseph, 17 June 1790, Eleanor Grover 6 BA

2.  1790 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #15 of 55; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1790 MD Baltimore Co. Patapsco Lower Hundred Roll M637-3 p. 153 Ln 01 Joseph Corbin 1-0-1-0-1
1790 MD Baltimore Co. Patapsco Lower Hundred Roll M637-3 p. 153 Ln 23 Joseph Corbin 1-0-1-0-1
These data indicate:
Gender and Type Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 free white males 16 or over in or bef. 1774 = Joseph (b. 1770)
1 free white females all ages in or bef. 1790 = Eleanor
1 slave all ages in or bef. 1790 = ?

3.  1800 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found, but there was no Federal Census in Baltimore County at large (only the City of Baltimore was enumerated).

4.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found.  There is a "J. CORBAN" in Huntingdon Co., but he was born before 1765, so he doesn't appear to be our subject.

5.  1820 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  can't find, and I did a page-by-page check of Belfast Twp., Bedford Co.

6.  1830 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #3 of 21; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1830 PA Bedford [now Fulton] Co. Belfast Twp. p. 22 Joseph Corbin 000 020 010 - 000 010 010
These data indicate:
No. & Sex  Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
2 males 20-29 1800-1810
1 male 50-59 1770-1780 = Joseph (b. 1770)
1 female 20-29 1800-1810
1 female 50-59 1770-1780 = Eleanor

7.  1840 Census Index and Digital Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #13-14 of 38 mis-indexed as John Corbin; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1840 PA Huntingdon [now Blair] Co. Borough of Hollidaysburg pp. 219B-220A Joseph Corbin 000 000 000 100 - 000 100 010 0001000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 70-79 1760-1770 = Joseph (b. 1770) 
1 female 15-19 1820-1825
1 female 50-59 1780-1790 = Eleanor
1 person engaged in manufactures and trades
Eleanor is in the wrong age class.  Listed 16 lines from Joseph CORBIN, Jr.  They are the only CORBINs in Hollidaysburg.

8.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  Eleanor not found, at least not as Widow CORBIN.

9.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  AF - Ancestral File (online at FamilySearch.org).

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

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