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Peter CORBIN
Subject:  Peter CORBAN / CORBIN
Birth:  by 1745

Peter appears to be an indentured servant of Joseph COUNCEL in 1766 in Queen Anne Co., MD.  If the reason he is indentured is that Joseph (or someone else) paid his passage to Maryland, then we would assume he had immigrated no earlier than 1759 because the standard period of indenture was seven years.  On the other hand, there are other reasons a man (or boy) might become indentured…

Given that Joseph calls our subject a "man," I'm assuming he was at least age 21 in 1766.

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1.  Anon.  1992.  Maryland Calendar of Wills, 1764-1767.  Family Line Publ., Westminster, MD (republ. 1998 as Genealogical Records: Maryland Probate Records, 1674-1774 by Broderbund as CD #206):
vol. 13,
p. 152
COUNCEL, JOSEPH, Queen Anne's Co. 14 Oct, 1766
13 Dec, 1766

To wife Rebeccah, 1/3 pt. of estate, or a mare if wife shall be fully satisfied.

To son John Councel, tract called 'Hog Pen Ridge,' with all right of land to me belonging or pertaining to him, lying and being in Queen Anne's Co.

To son John Councel, gun and surveying instruments.

To dau. Mary Council, personals.

Balance to children:  Mary, John and Ann Council.

If servant man Peter Corban, shall get any person to discharge my bond to Thomas Smith and Emory Badclar for 17 lb. money, then he shall have liberty of choosing his master.

Wife Rebecca, who is known to be a lunatic or crazed person and quite incapable of managing her affairs and the education of my children, I appoint as ex. bro. John Councel, may educate and place children in such manner as I have enjooyned him.  Appoint this as my last will.

Ex: Affectionate bro. John Councel.
Wit:  Henry Coundell, Thomas Baggs, Jr., John Huebank.

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