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CORBETT, circa 1850s

CORBETT, circa 1850s

Tim Irvin (View posts)
Posted: 939556800000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Corbett, Cook, Glasgow
I'm looking for information about James CORBETT and Evaline (Evelina/Evelyn) Glasgow, who lived in Bureau County in the 1850s and possibly beyond. They were likely born in Mifflin County, Pennsylvania; James in about 1803 and Evaline in about 1816. They were married in 1839 and had their first child, Sara (Sarah?) Susan CORBETT, in 1840 in Newton Hamilton, Mifflin County, Pennsylvania.

They moved to Bureau County, Illinois, before 1850. Sara Susan was married to a John Allen COOK in Princeton, Bureau County, in 1860, and they moved to Richardson County, Nebraska shortly thereafter. I don't know whether her parents also went to Nebraska or stayed in Bureau.

The last known whereabouts of the Corbetts that I have comes from the 1850 Census for Bureau County, which lists James and Evaline Corbett and three children. Any additional information anyone may have would be appreciated.

Re: CORBETT, circa 1850s

Posted: 1530492238000
Classification: Query
Surnames: Corbett, Glasgow
I have james in a directory in primceton as late as 1877. His son has a bio in a book that lists james' death as 23 may 1878. It doesnt give a place.
History of peoria county illinois p. 813
Evelina died 20 aug 1881 in peoria, illinois
I am still looking for a death place or burial for James. He was the son of William Corbett in wayne twpor sometimes listed as derry twp( in long hollow) in mifflin county PA.
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