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Joseph A. CORBIN, Jr.
Angeline LEWIS
Dessa PHILABAUM
Husband:  Joseph A. CORBIN, Jr.
Birth:  22 Feb 1827, PA
Death:  3 Dec 1912, Jefferson Twp., Washington Co., PA
Disposition:  buried Eldersville Cemetery, Eldersville, Washington Co., PA
Occupation:  carpenter, farmer, farm laborer
Military Service:  Civil War (4 Sep 1862 - 15 May 1865; wounded):  Pvt., Co. K, 140th Rgmt., Pennsylvania Volunteer Infantry
Father:  Joseph Alexander CORBIN
Mother:  Margaret WATSON
Marriage-1:  Feb 1846, Washington Co., PA
Wife-1:  Angeline LEWIS
Birth:  22 Aug 1833, VA [now WV]
Death:  9 Jan 1904, PA
Occupation:  homemaker
Marriage-2:  1870-80
Wife-2:  Dessa PHILABAUM
Birth:  1856/7, VA [now WV]
Death:  bef. 1900
Occupation:  homemaker
Parents:  born in VA [now WV]
Children with Angeline LEWIS born in Cross Creek Twp., Washington Co., PA:
  1.  Margaret "Maggie" A. CORBIN, b. 1847/8
  2.  Anne E. CORBIN, b. 1850/1
  3.  Oliver A. CORBIN, b. 1853-57 
  4.  David CORBIN, b. 1856/7
  5.  Angeline CORBIN, b. Apr 1860; d. by 1870
  6.  Hannah Martha "Mattie" CORBIN, b. ca. 1860; m. James W. GILLESPIE  (c1850- )
  7.  Joanna CORBIN, b. 1864/5
  8.  Ulysses S. Grant CORBIN, b. 1866/7
  9.  C. Jane "Jennie" CORBIN, b. Jan 1870
Children with Dessa PHILABAUM born in Washington Co., PA:
10.  Lorence / Laurence / Lawrence CORBIN, b. 1876/7
11.  Alexander Joseph CORBIN, b. Oct 1879 or 15 Aug 1879; d. 12 Mar 1971
12.  Mary CORBIN, b. 1880
Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Pennsylvania, Virginia, West Virginia

Sources:

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1850 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #43 of 48 mis-indexed "Corbus"):  Cross Creek Twp., Washington Co., PA, Roll M432_834, p. 485A, 295/295, enumerated 7 Sep 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Joseph Corben 24 M   Carpenter   Pa
Angeline   " 18 M       "
Margaret A "  2 F       "
Listed 15 households from Joseph's father, Joseph CORBAN/CORBIN

3.  1860 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #28 of 28):  Cross Creek Village P.O., Cross Creek Twp., Washington Co., PA, Roll M653_1191, p. 310, PN 174, 1475/1252, enumerated 11 Sep 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Joseph Corbin 33 M   Farm hand 400 350 Pennsylvania
Angeline  " 26 F         Virginia
Maggie A  " 12 F         Pennsylvania
Anne E    "  9 F         "
Oliver A  "  6 M         "
David     "  3 M         "
Angeline  " 1/12 F         "
David Corbin 29 M   Shoemaker     "
David is Joseph's brother.

4.  1870 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #23 of 27):  West Middletown P.O., Cross Creek Twp., Washington Co., PA, Roll M593_1462, p. 490A, PN 23, 159/156, enumerated 28 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Corban Joseph 45 M W Farmer   540 Ohio  
______ Angeline 35 F W Keeping house     Virginia  
______ Oliver 15 M W At home     Penna  
______ David 13 M W "     "  
______ Hannah M 10 F W "     "  
______ Joanna  5 F W       "  
______ U S Grant  3 M W       "  
______ C Jane 5/12 F W       " Jan

5a.  1880 U.S. Census: Every-Name-Index/Extraction (online at FamilySearch.org); Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #12-13 of 20):  Jefferson Twp., Washington Co., PA, Roll T9-1201, pp. 304D-305A, PN 12-13, SD 9, ED 258, enumerated 11/12 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 7 8 9 10 13 21 22 23 24 25 26
118 122 Corbin Joseph W M 53       / Farm laborer       PA PA PA
    ______ Dessa W F 23   Wife   / Keeping House   / / WV WV WV
    ______ Jennie W F  9   Dau /     /     PA PA WV
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    Corbin Lorence W M  3   Son /           PA PA WV
    ______ Alexander W M 9/12 Oct Son /           PA PA WV
"Jennie" must be "Jane," daughter of Joseph's first wife, Angeline; she should be ten years old, not nine.

5b.  1880 U.S. Census: Every-Name-Index/Extraction (online at FamilySearch.org); Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #3 of 23):  Cross Creek Twp., Washington Co., PA, p. 131C, PN 3, SD 9, ED 240, enumerated 2 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 9 10 13 21 24 25 26
28 28 Evans William W M 50     / Coal Miner   Eng Eng Eng
    [William's wife and children]
    Corbin Oliver A W M 23 Boarder /   Asst at Mines   PA PA WV

5c.  1880 U.S. Census: Every-Name-Index/Extraction (online at FamilySearch.org); Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #1 of 34):  1st Pct., Smith Twp., Washington Co., PA, Roll T9-1201, p. 437A, p. 1, SD 9, ED 261, enumerated 1 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 9 10 13 21 24 25 26
9 9 Campbell R[obert] W M 33     / Farm Laborer   PA PA PA
    [Robert's wife and children]
    Corbin Joanna W F 15 Servant /   servant / PA PA PA

6.  1890 U.S. Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

7.  1900 U.S. Census Index/Images (online at Genealogy.com, Image #16 of 16):  Jefferson Twp., Washington Co., PA, Roll 1494 (Book 1), p. 290B, SN 8, SD 17, ED 153, enumerated 25/25 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 13 14 15 19 20 22 23 24 25 27
171 180 Corbin Joseph Head W M Feb 1827 73 Wd PA PA Ire retired   Y Y Y R H
    Jones Oliver Boarder W M Jun 1838 61 S PA Eng Eng Day Laborer 4 Y Y Y    
Joseph is the only white CORBIN/CORBAN/CORBEN/CORBON/CORBINE/etc. in Washington Co., PA.

8.  1910 U.S. Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #11 of 18):  Eldersville, Jefferson Twp., Washington Co., PA, Roll T624_1426 (Book 2), p. 139A, SN 6A, SD 21, ED 209, enumerated 27 Apr 1910, official enumeration date 15 Apr 1910 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1910:  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 12 13 14 17 18 23 24 26 27 28 30
120 123 Corbin Joseph A Father n law Head M W 84 Wd PA Unk Unk Eng Own income Y Y O F H UA
Listed just below (and probably living with) married daughter, Hannah M. (CORBIN) GILLESPIE.

U.S. Civil War Soldier Records and Profiles, 1861-1865.  Historical Data Systems, Kingston, MA (online at Ancestry.com):
Name Joseph A Corbin
Residence Pennsylvania
Enlistment Date 4 Sep 1862
Rank at enlistment Private
State Served Pennsylvania
Was Wounded? Yes
Survived the War? Yes
Service Record Enlisted in Company K, Pennsylvania 140th Infantry Regiment on 04 Sep 1862.
Mustered out on 15 May 1865.
Sources History of Pennsylvania Volunteers, 1861-1865.

Civil War Pension Index (index and images online at Ancestry.com):
Name of Soldier Corbin, Joseph A.
Name
of
Dependent
Widow  
Minor  
   
Service K . 140 . Pa. Inf.
Date of Filing Claim Application No. Certificate No. State from which Filed
1865 Dec 11 Invalid 97,755 73,215  
  Widow      
  Minor      
         
Pension applications often contain valuable genealogical information; it is worth obtaining a copy.

Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1777-1999 (online at Ancestry.com):
Commonwealth of Pennsylvania
Deaprtment of Military Affairs
RECORD OF
BURIAL PLACE OF VETERAN
 Washington  County
NAME
Corbin, Joseph JA.
DATE OF BIRTH DATE OF DEATH
VETERAN OF
Civil War
SERVED IN
ARMY (_x_)  NAVY (___) MARINE CORPS (___)
DATES OF SERVICE
May 15, 1865
ORGANIZATION(S)
Company K. 140th Regt. Pa. Vol. Inf.
RANK
Private
CEMETERY
OR
PLACE OF
INTERMENT
NAME
Eldersville Cemetery
LOCATION
Eldersville, Pa.
LOCATION OF GRAVE IN CEMETERY
SECTION   RANGE  
LOT No.   GRAVE No.  
HEADSTONE
Granite

GOVERNMENT (___)  COUNTY (_x_)  FAMILY (___)

INFORMATION GIVEN BY Record
DATE 6/9/32
REMARKS
(Dup.) K.
After being Recorded in the County Veterans' Grave Registration Record, This card is to be sent
to THE ADJUTANT GENERAL'S OFFICE, Harrisburg, Pennsylvania, for final Record.
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9.  Allen Elster.  [2004.]  Ancestors of Oliver A. CORBIN (PDF file).

10.  Emails from Allen Elster.

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