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Caroline WHITING
Husband:  Peter CORBIN III
Birth:  27 Jan 1808, Litchfield Co., CT
Death:  23 May 1898, presumably in Colebrook, Litchfield Co., CT
Occupation:  farmer
Office:  1864, Representative of Colebrook to Legislature
Religion:  Congregational
Father:  Peter CORBIN II
Mother:  Villette Van NEARING
Marriage:  11 May 1835
Wife:  Caroline WHITING
Birth:  7 Feb 1811, Colebrook Litchfield Co., CT
Death:  1870-80, Colebrook, Litchfield Co., CT
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Seth WHITING (1765-1850)
Mother:  Tryphena LOOMIS (1763- )
Children born in the Town of Colebrook, Litchfield Co., CT:
1.  Rebecca CORBIN, b. 1835/6
2.  Jessie CORBIN, b. 1851/2

Given the couple's apparent lack of fertility, these two may also be adopted.

Adopted Child born in CT:
3.  Lucy WORDSWORTH / WOODWORTH, b. 1843/4, MA
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1.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service:  IGI - International Genealogical Index (online at FamilySearch.org).
Birth: 27 Jan 1808, Colebrook, Litchfield, Connecticut; Death: 23 May 1898
Father: Peter CORBIN; Mother: Villette Van NEARING
Source: patron submission
Caroline WHITING
Birth: 07 Feb 1811, Colebrook Twp, Litchfield, Connecticut
Father: Seth WHITING; Mother: Tryphena
Source: Barbour Collection: Connecticut Vital Records Prior to 1850. Lucius B. (Barnes) Barbour (1878-1934).

2.  1840 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #9 of 17; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
1840 CT Litchfield Co. Dist. No. 28 - Town of Colebrook Roll 25 pp. 182B-183A/1960-1961 Ln. 18 Peter Corbin 000 101 100 - 000 010 000 100 0300000
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 15-19 1820-1825 = ?
1 male 30-39 1800-1810 = Peter III (b. 1808) 
1 male 40-49 1790-1800 = ?
1 female 20-29 1810-1820 = Caroline (b. 1810/1)
1 female 70-79 1760-1770 = Villette (b. 1763)
3 persons employed in agriculture

3.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #12 of 32):  Colebrook, Litchfield Co., CT, Roll M432_42, p. 77B, 100/105, enumerated 29 Jul 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Peter Corbin 42 M   Farmer 1700 Ct
Caroline " 39 F       "
Villette " 84 F      800 "
Rebecca  " 14 F       "
Royal Stone 14 M       "

4.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #23 of 35):  Mill Brook P.O., Colebrook, Litchfield Co., CT, Roll M653_82, p. 861, PN 23, 198/200, enumerated 21 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Peter Corbin 52 M   Farmer 2000 800 Connecticut
Caroline " 49 F         "
Lucy Wordsworth 16 F         Massachusetts
Jessie Corbin  8 F         Connecticut
Viletta   " 97 F         "

5.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #10 of 30):  Wolcottville [Wolcott] P.O., Colebrook, Litchfield Co., CT, Roll M593_105, p. 62B, PN 10, 99/97, enumerated 4 Aug 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Corbin Peter 62 M W Farmer 5500 2500 Conn
______ Caroline 57 F W Keeping house     Conn
Wordsworth Lucy 26 F W       Mass
Corbin Jessie 18 F W       Conn
Bacon Nathaniel 12 M W       Conn
_____ Benjamin 11 M W       Conn
_____ Sedden  7 M W       Conn
In the 1860 census of Litchfield Borough, Litchfield Co., CT (p. 347B), Nathaniel BACON (æ 1, b. CT) and Benj. W. BACON (æ 4m, b. CT) are the children of Leonard W. BACON (æ 30, b. CT) and his wife, Susan (æ 24, b. CT), who are still living.

6.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #24 of 28):  Colebrook, Litchfield Co., CT, Roll 100, p. 108D, PN 24, SD 1, ED 6, enumerated 16 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 11 13 24 25 26
206 226 Corbin Peter W M 72     / Farmer CT CT MA
    Woodworth Lucy W F 36 Adopted Dau /   Keeping House CT CT CT

7.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

8.  Harvey M. Lawson, compiler.  1905.  Descendants of Clement Corbin of Muddy River (Brookline, Ma. and Woodstock, Ct): with notices of other lines of Corbins.  Hartford Press, Hartford, CT (online at Ancestry.com and at GoogleBooks):
p. 325 PETER CORBIN (Peter, Peter), b. Jan. 27, 1808; m. Caroline Whiting.  Resided in Colebrook, Conn.  Represented the town in the legislature of 1864; an active member of the Congregational Church.  He d. May 23, 1898, æ. ninety.  No members of his family survive him.

9.  WorldConnect / WorldTree (online at RootsWeb.com/Ancestry.com).  The maiden name of wife of Leonard Woolsey BACON (1830-1907) is Susan BACON (1835-1887).  The children are Nathaniel Terry, Benjamin Wisner, Selden, and others.

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