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Husband:  Wesley CORBIN
Birth:  30 Jul 1832, OH
Death:  15 Feb 1907
Disposition:  buried Lee Cemetery, Hancock Co., OH
Occupation:  farmer

Wesley is said to be the son of this William CORBIN
Father:  William CORBIN
Mother:  Mr. __?__
but there's no evidence for the connection beyond the fact that, in the 1870 census, Wesley is listed next to William's son, Samuel CORBIN.

Some secondary sources have Wesley the son of these parents:
Father:  Albert CORBIN
Mother:  Margaret Ann RIVERCOMB
but the Wesley B. CORBIN who was s/o Albert & Margaret was born 1852/3 and married Elizabeth SHOEMAKER.

Marriage:  12 Nov 1854 (1859?), Hancock Co., OH
Wife:  Ellen BOWMAN
Birth:  20 May 1836, OH
Death:  17 Jun 1897
Disposition:  buried Lee Cemetery, Hancock Co., OH
Occupation:  homemaker
born in Wyandot Co., OH, or Hancock Co., OH:
1.  Alonzo F. CORBIN, b. 1859/60
2.  John W. CORBIN, b. 1861/2
3.  William L. CORBIN, b. 1863/4
4.  Aaron Henry CORBIN, b. 1867/8

born in Amanda Twp., Hancock Co., OH:
5.  Mary E. CORBIN, b. 1871/2
6.  Lilly L. CORBIN, b. 1873/4
7.  Willett CORBIN, b. Jun/Jul 1879

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1.  Jordan R. Dodd, ed.  1998.  Marriage Index: Ohio, 1851-1900.  Liahona Research, Orem, UT (Broderbund CD-236):
Corbin, Wesley Bowman, Ellen 12 Nov 1854 Hancock Co.

2.  1850 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #19 of 30):  Amanda Twp., Hancock Co., OH, Roll 692 (Book 1), p. 469A, 123/123, enumerated 10 Sep 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Mary Rocky 43 F       Md
Wesley Corbin 18 M   laborer   O
Mary E  8 F       "
Sarah C  4 F       "
Who's Mary ROCKY?  And whose children are these?  Listed seven households from Mary (BROWN) CORBIN, widow of Nicodemus CORBIN.  It seems likely Nicodemus & Mary are the children's grandparents, but who are their parents?

2.  1860 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #3 of 25):  Whartensburgh [Wharton], Richland Twp., Wyandot Co., OH, p. 483A, PN 59, 411/415, enumerated 26 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Wistly Cooban 30 M   Farm L   250 O
Ella 25 F         "

3.  1870 Census Images (online at Ancestry.com; Image #12 of 38):  Vanlue P.O., Amanda Twp., Hancock Co., OH, p. 19B, PN 12, 85/85, enumerated 23 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
Corbin Wesley 39 M W Farm-hand 1150 125 Ohio
______ Ellen 34 F W       Do
______ Alonza 10 M W       Do
______ John W  8 M W       Do
______ William L  6 M W       Do
______ Aaron  2 M W       Do
Listed next to Samuel CORBIN

4.  1880 United States Census and National Index (LDS Family History Resource File: CD-ROM Library):
Census Place: Amanda, Hancock, Ohio
Source: FHL Film 1255021; NARA Film T9-1021; Pg 497B
  Relation Sex Marr Race Age Birthplace Occupation Fa Mo
Wesly CORBIN Self M M W 47 OH Farmer PA MD
Ellen CORBIN Wife F M W 44 OH Keeping House PA PA
A. F. CORBIN Son M S W 20 OH Farm Laborer OH OH
John W. CORBIN Son M S W 18 OH Farm Laborer OH OH
Wm. S. CORBIN Son M S W 15 OH Works On Farm OH OH
A. Henry CORBIN Son M S W 13 OH Works On Farm OH OH
Mary E. CORBIN Dau F S W  8 OH   OH OH
Lilly L. CORBIN Dau F S W  6 OH   OH OH
Willett CORBIN Son M S W 11M OH   OH OH

5.  1890 Census:  the 1890 Census Population Schedules were destroyed.

6.  1900

7.  Messages posted to the Hancock County, Ohio, Board (online at Ancestry.com), one of which states:
There is a Wesley CORBIN buried in Lee Cemetery (July 30, 1832 - Feb. 15, 1907.
He shares a gravemarker with Ellen CORBIN (May 20, 1836 - June 17, 1897)

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

9.  LDS.  Family Search: Internet Genealogy Service: Pedigree Resource File (online at FamilySearch.org):

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