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William Riley CORBIN
Rosannah Melissa C. BARNETT
Husband:  William Riley CORBIN
Birth:  Mar 1820, Pendleton [now Pickens] Co., SC
Death:  18 Aug 1903, Pine Grove, De Kalb Co., AL
Disposition:  buried Pine Grove Cemetery, De Kalb Co., AL
Occupation:  farmer

WARNING:  his parentage is in dispute.

Some say he is the son of:
Father:  David CORBIN
Mother:  Sarah __?__

Others say he is the son of:
Father:  John CORBIN
Mother:  Unknown

I don't know which is correct, if either.

Marriage:
Wife:  Rosannah Melissa C. BARNETT
Birth:  25 May 1825, Pendleton [now Pickens] Co., SC
Death:  3 Feb 1904, Pine Grove, De Kalb Co., AL
Disposition:  buried Pine Grove Cemetery, De Kalb Co., AL
Occupation:  homemaker
Father:  Elijah BARNETT (c1790s-1842)
Mother:  Rosannah JENKINS
Children:
  born in Pickens Co., SC:
  1.  Real / Rial W. CORBIN, b. 1841/2
  2.  Zerby Zily / Erby Riley CORBIN, b. 1843/4; d. 17 Sep 1862, Sharpsburg [Antietam], Washington Co., MD
  3.  Hulda / Huldah C. CORBIN, b. 1845/6; m. 16 Aug 1868, Pickens Co., GA, Wiley J. DEAN (1844- )
  4.  Martha Ann CORBIN, b. 1846/7; m. 3 Dec 1868, Murray Co., GA, Powell HENDERSON

born in Cherokee [now Pickens] Co., GA:
  5.  Mary Jane CORBIN, b. 1850/1; d. ca. 1870, De Kalb Co., AL; m. 17 Jul 1870, Roane Co., TN, J.L. KEITH [one source says she married a KETTLE]
  6.  Merida Franklin "Frank" CORBIN, b. 26 Oct 1852

  born in Grassy Knob Dist., Pickens Co., GA:
  7.  Susan CORBIN, b. 2 Apr 1854; d. 2 Jul 1941, San Antonio, Bexar Co., TX; m. Andrew Jackson MATHIS
  8.  Calvin B. CORBIN, b. 1856/7; d. by 1870
  9.  Julia Ann CORBIN, b. 1858/9; m. 1878, Ft. Payne, De Kalb Co., AL, Andrew J. LARMON (1859- )
10.  Jefferson Davis "Jeff" CORBIN, b. 16 Jul 1861; d. 28 Sep 1945, De Kalb Co., AL; m. three times
11.  Manda / Amanda CORBIN, b. 27 Oct 1864; d. 28 Aug 1944, Etowah Co., AL; m. 1 Apr 1888, De Kalb Co., AL, Green Grief LYONS
12.  William Thomas "Billy" CORBIN, b. Jan 1867

Keywords for search engines:  genealogy; USA, US, United States, Alabama, Georgia, Maryland, South Carolina, Tennessee, Texas

Sources (n.b., Pickens Co., GA, was formed in 1853 from Gilmer and Cherokee Cos.):

1.  Marriage Record:

2.  1850 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #235 of 280):  15th Division, Cherokee Co., GA, Roll M432_65, p. 519A, 1637/1651, enumerated 11 Nov 1850, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1850 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
William R Corbin 35 M   farmer   SC
Rosannah C   " 29 F       "
Real W       "  8 M       "
Zily         "  7 M       "
Huldah C     "  5 F       "
Martha       "  3 F       Ga

3.  1860 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #9 of 20):  Marble Works P.O., Grassy Nob [Knob] Dist., Pickens Co., GA, Roll M653_133, p. 965, PN 87, 727/619, enumerated 27 Jun 1860, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1860 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
William Corban 40 M   Farmer 700 550 SC
Rasanna    " 30 F         "
Rial       " 17 M   Farm hand     "
Zerby      " 16 M   "    "     "
Hulda C    " 14 F         "
Martha A   " 13 F         "
Mary J     "  9 F         Ga
Merida L   "  8 M         "
Susan      "  6 F         "
Calvin B   "  3 M         "
Julia A    "  1 F         "
Sarah Sowers 26 F         "
Mosses M " 9/12 M         "
Martha Cawards 11 F         "
Rebecca Moon 12 F         "

4.  1870 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #2 of 20):  Eagle Furnace P.O., 12th Dist., Roane Co., TN, Roll M593_1555, p. 449B, PN 2, 9/9, enumerated 26 Jul 1870, official enumeration date 1 Jun 1870 (extracted by Diana Gale Matthiesen):¤
Carban Billy 58 M W Farmer   1000 Ga
______ Mallissa 50 F W Keeping House     "
______ Frank 18 M W Farm Laborer     "
______ Julia 14 F W       "
______ Jeff 10 M W       "
______ Manda  8 F W       "
______ Thomas  4 M W       "

5.  1880 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #6 of 18):  Alaculsa [Alaculsy], 1011th Georgia Militia Dist., Murray Co., GA, Roll T9_159, p. 470B, PN 6, SD 1, ED 155, enumerated 3 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 22 23 24 25 26
50 52 Corbin William W M 55     / Farming   / / SC SC SC
    ______ Rosanah C W F 53 Wife   / Keeping house   / / SC SC SC
    ______ Davis W M 19 Son /   Works on farm /     GA SC SC
    ______ Amanda W F 16 Dau /   Keeping house /     GA " "
    ______ Thomas W M 13 Son /   Works on farm /     GA " "

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

7.  1900 Census Every-Name-Index/Images (online at Ancestry.com, Image #18 of 22):  Pine Grove, Pct. No. 15, De Kalb Co., AL, Roll T623_14, p. 126B, SN 2, SD 7, ED 73, enumerated ? 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 10 11 12 13 14 15 19 20 21 22 23 24 25 26 27 28
165 166 Corbin William Head W M Jan 1867 33 M 13     GA GA GA Farmer 0   Y Y Y O F F 153
    [plus William's wife and children]
    ______ William R Father W M Mar 1820 80 M 60     GA GA GA       N N Y        
    ______ Rosana C Mother W F May 1825 75 M 60 12 9 GA GA GA       N N Y        

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

9.  Email from descendant.

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