Name: William Corbin
Birth: 1720 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia
Death: 3 DEC 1796 in Culpeper County, Virginia
Name: William CORBIN
Death: 3 DEC 1796 in Culpeper County, Virginia 1
Birth: BEF 1727 in Stafford County, Virgnia 2
Will: 10 NOV 1789 Culpeper County, Virginia 2
Emigration: ABT 1758 Culpeper County, Virginia 3
Note: "William Corbin probably moved his family from Stafford to Culpeper county about 1758. A deed of 16 Mar. 1758, to him from Thomas Bywaters, recorded in Culpeper deed book 'C' page 115 described him as 'William Corbin of Stafford County.' How long he resided in Stafford County is not known. In his application for revolutionary war pension William's son, Lewis, stated that his own birth occured in King George County, Virginia, April 4, 1754." (Allied Families 110)
Father: John CORBIN b: ABT 1675
Marriage 1 Sarah JENKINS
Married: 1 JAN 1743 4
Marriage 2 Sarah FANT b: ? in Stafford County, Virgnia
Married: 2 AUG 1744 4
Peter CORBIN b: 23 APR 1745
John CORBIN b: 3 JAN 1747
Mary CORBIN b: BEF 9 APR 1749
William CORBIN b: 10 NOV 1749 in Stafford County, Virgnia
Margaret CORBIN b: 17 JAN 1752
Lewis CORBIN b: 4 APR 1754 in King George County, Virginia
Benjamin CORBIN b: 4 MAR 1765 in Culpeper, Culpeper County, Virginia
Catherine CORBIN b: BEF 1785
Isaiah CORBIN b: ?
Marriage 3 Spouse Unknown
Anne CORBIN b: ?
THE WILL OF
WILLIAM CORBIN SENIOR
In the name of God Amen, the 10th day of November one thousand seven hundred and eighty-nine, I William Corbin of the Parish of St. Mark in the County of Culpeper, being sick and weak in body, but of perfect memory do make and ordain this my last Will and Testament in a manner and form (to wit.) principally and first of all I recommend my soul to the hand of almighty God who gave it and my body to the earth to be interned in a Christian burial at the discretion of my executors. Hereafter mention and as for what worldly goods it hath pleased God to bless me in this live, I give, bequeath, and dispose of the same in the following manner and form. Imprimis my will and desire that my debts and funeral expenses be first satisfied and paid.
Item: I give and bequeath unto my son, Benjamin Corbin my wagon and team of horses which he now has in his possession.
Item: I lend unto my wife Sarah Corbin, my dearly beloved wife, the slaves and rest of my estate both real and personal during her natural live, and after her decease, I give, bequeath, and dispose of them as follows:
Item: I give and bequeath unto my son Benjamin Corbin aforesaid mentioned one Negro wench, Sarah and her child Lydia and all her future increases
Item: I give in like manner unto my son Isaiah Corbin the land and plantation where on I now live.
Item: I give in like manner unto Elizabeth Thacture Corbin, Dau. of my son John Corbin one Negro wench Delpha and all her future increases.
Item: J give and bequeath unto by Dau. Ann Guant, one Negro boy Daniel and likewise my will and desire is that my said Dau. Ann shall have a young Negro wench to be purchased or raised out of the part of my estate not already bequeathed, during her natural life and that her husband, William Guant shall possess said slaves during his live, providing he shall be the longest liver, but if my Dau. Ann should die without issue that then after her and her husband are deceased the said slaves and their increases to return to my estate and be disposed of by my executors according to law.
Item: I give and bequeath to my Dau. Margaret Walker one Negro girl Lucy and likewise a young Negro girl to be purchased or raised out of my estate and all their increases. I likewise constitute and appoint my sons, John Corbin, William Corbin, and my aforesaid wife, Sarah Corbin executors of this my last Will and Testament and I do hereby utterly disallow, revold, and disannual all and ever former Will and Testament satisfying and confirming this and no other to be my last Will and Testament.
William x Corbin
This Will was probated April 17, 1797.
There was a son, Peter who was not mentioned in this will.
There was considerable litigation in the estate of William Corbin Sr. in his will.
Item: I give in like manner unto my son, Isaiah Corbin the land and plantation whereon I now live, William Corbin Sr. had accumulated several hundred acres of land, and Isaiah tried to claim all the land rather than the land and plantation whereon I now live. The slaves he gave to his dan. Ann, the will stated if she died without issue then the slaves were to be returned to his estate after the death of her husband William Gaunt. She preceded her husband in death (note both died before 1817) and he William Gaunt sold the slaves before his death, the slaves and their increases had been taken to Boone County Kentucky by the purchaser, where they were found and recovered by James Corbin, the grandson of William Corbin Sr. There was considerable litigation in the settlement of these slaves and the cost of same.
Father: John Corbin b: 1698 in Hanover Parish, Richmond County, Virginia
Mother: Elizabeth Jennings b: ABT 1702 in Middlesex County, Virginia
Sarah Jenkins b: BEF 1726 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia
1 JAN 1741/42
in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia
- Anne Corbin b: 22 JUN 1743 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia
Sarah Fant b: 1726 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia
2 AUG 1744
in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia
- Note: Corbin, William Married Sarah Fant, August 2, 1744
- Peter Corbin b: 23 APR 1745 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia
- John Corbin b: 1 MAR 1746/47 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia
- Mary Corbin b: 10 NOV 1748 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia
- William Corbin b: 11 OCT 1749 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia
- Margaret Corbin b: 17 JAN 1751/52 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia
- Lewis Henry Corbin b: 4 APR 1754 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia
- Benjamin Lewis Corbin b: 4 MAR 1765 in Overwharton Parish, Stafford County, Virginia