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William C. CORBIN
Elizabeth FLETCHER
Husband:  Wiliam C. CORBIN
Birth:  30 Mar 1754, King George Co., VA
Death:  aft. 1807, Kanawha Co., VA [now WV]
Father:  Unknown
Mother:  Millia CORBIN, d/o John CORBIN III
Marriage:  1778, Culpeper Co., VA
Wife:  Elizabeth FLETCHER
Birth:  11 Aug 1761, Culpeper Co., VA
Death:  1807, Culpeper Co., VA:
Father:  Patterson FLETCHER
Mother:  Elizabeth __?__
Children with Elizabeth FLETCHER:
  1.  Mary CORBIN, b. 1779, Culpeper Co., VA
  2.  John Patterson CORBIN, b. 1781, Culpeper Co., VA
  3.  Eleanor "Nellie" CORBIN, b. 1784, Culpeper Co., VA; m. 1812, Kanawah Co., VA [now WV],  Charles NEAL
  4.  William CORBIN, b. 11 Mar 1785, Loudoun Co., VA
  5.  Frances CORBIN, b. aft. 1785, Culpeper Co., VA; m. 20 Sep 1813, Kanawah Co., VA [now WV], John HULL
  6.  Elizabeth CORBIN, b. 1787; m. 20 May 1807, Culpeper Co., VA, Eli ANDERSON
  7.  David CORBIN, b. 31 Dec 1790, Loudoun Co., VA
  8.  George Washington CORBIN, b. ca. 1796, Culpeper Co., VA; m. Martha BROWN; m. ca. 1817, Mary McLEAN
  9.  Sarah "Sarey" CORBIN, b. 1800, Loudoun Co., VA; m. 16 Jan 1823, Kanawah Co., VA [now WV], Joseph McCOWN, s/o Malcolm McCOWN & Elinor "Nellie" MOSS
10.  Anderson CORBIN, b. 1807, Culpeper Co., VA

This hopping back and forth between Culpeper and Loudon Counties does not make sense to me.

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1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1790 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  the entire 1790 VA census was lost.

3.  1800 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  the entire 1800 VA census was lost. 

4.  1810 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com):  not found in Kanawha County.  There are three William CORBIN's in Culpeper County, but it's had to know if one is our subject.

5.  1820 Census Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #4 of 22 list was roughly alphabetized; extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):
1820 VA [now WV] Kanawha Co. Roll M33_142 p. 3? Ln. 14 William Corbin 000001-00110-0-000 no slaves
These data indicate:
No. & Sex Age Class Therefore Born Individuals Inferred
1 male 45 or over in or bef. 1775 = William
1 female 16-25 1794-1804 = Sarah (b. 1800)
1 female 26-44 1775-1794 = Betsy?
Where's Anderson?  Listed six lines below David CORBIN.

6.  Kenneth Corbin.  2009.  The Leaves of the Corbin Tree.  2 vols.  Self-published, Louisville, KY:
The author did not routinely put surnames in all-caps, so I have converted them to make for easier scanning for names.
p. 33 112.  William7 CORBIN (Millia6, John5, Elizabeth4 SMITH, Grace3 BALLARD, Anne2 THOMAS, William1) was born illegitimate on 30 May 1754 at King George Co., VA; in Brunswick Parish.14  He married Elizbaeth FLETCHER, daughter of Patterson FLETCHER and Elizabeth, in 1778 at Culpeper Co., VA... He appeared on the census 1820 at Kanawah Co., VA...

Elizabeth FLETCHER was born on 11 Aug 1761 at Culpeper Co., VA...

The 10 known children of William7 CORBIN and Elizabeth FLETCHER were as follows:
  434.   i.   Mary8 CORBIN was born in 1779 at Culpeper Co., VA.
  435.   ii.   John Patterson CORBIN was born in 1781 at Culpeper Co., VA...
  436.   iii.   Eleanor CORBIN was born in 1784 at Culpeper Co., VA. She married Charles NEAL in 1812 at Kanawah Co., VA.
  437.   iv.   Frances CORBIN was born after 1785 at Culpeper Co., VA.  She married John HULL on 20 Sep 1813 at Charleston, Kanawah Co., VA.
  438.   v.   William CORBIN Jr. was born on 11 Mar 1785 at Loudoun Co., VA...
  439.   vi.   Elizabeth CORBIN was born in 1787 at Culpeper Co., VA.  She married Eli ANDERSON on 20 May 1807 at Culpeper Co., VA.
  440.   vii.   David A. CORBIN was born on 31 Dec 1790 at Loudooun Co., VA....
  441.   viii.   Sarah CORBIN was born in 1800 at Loudoun Co., VA.  She married Joseph McCOWN, son of Malcolm McCOWN and Elinor Nellis MOSS, on 16 Jan 1823 at Kanawah Co., VA.
  442.   ix.   George Washington CORBIN Sr. was born circa 1796 at Culpeper Co., VA.  He married Martha BROWN.  He married Mary McLEAN circa 1817.
  443.   x.   Andson CORBIN was born in 1807 at Culpeper Co., VA... also known as Anderson...

p. 761

14.  Raleigh Travers Green, compiler, Culpeper Co., VA Records (Baltimore, Maryland: Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc. c1957).

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