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Joseph Corbett

Joseph Corbet was born in Kirkmichael, Ayrshire, Scotland about 1834 to James Corbet and Susan Hewitt. He emigrated to Ontario, Canada in 1856 with his brother John. He married Barbara Brown October 18, 1859 in the Scotch Church, Galt, Ontario. He received a free grant of land in Bentinck Twp., Grey County, Ontario in 1861. Joseph and Barbara raised nine children in Bentinck Twp., they sold their farm about 1904 to a nephew, Alfred Corbett. Joseph was an expert in the growing and grafting of apples, the orchard he left on the farm in Bentinck burned in the 1930's. They moved in 1904 to Gravenhurst, Ontario, Barbara died in Gravenhurst on June 22, 1905. Joseph died three years later in Gravenhurst on February 13, 1908. They are both buried in the Durham Cemetery in Bentinck Twp., Grey County, Ontario.

Joseph's family

NAME
BORN
WHERE
REL.
SPOUSE
Joseph Corbet
1834
Ayr, Scotland
Husband
Barbara Brown
Barbara Brown
1834
York, Ontario
Wife
Joseph Corbet
Thomas Brown Corbett
1860
Galt, Ontario
son
Margaret Fraser
Susan Hewitt Corbett
1862
Grey, Ontario
daughter
John Thos. Armstrong
James Corbett
1864
Grey, Ontario
son
Ada Moody
William Corbett
1867
Grey, Ontario
son
Nellie Olton
Marion Corbett
1868
Grey, Ontario
daughter
Joseph Parker
Annie Corbett
1870
Grey, Ontario
daughter
Robert Montgomery
Christina Corbett
1874
Grey, Ontario
daughter
Thomas Livingstone
Joseph Corbett
1876
Grey, Ontario
son

John Corbett
1878
Grey, Ontario
son
Myrtle Oben


Thomas Brown Corbett's family
NAME
BORN
WHERE
REL.
SPOUSE
Thomas Corbett
1860
Galt,ON
husband
Margaret Fraser
Margaret Fraser

Bentinck Twp.
wife
Thomas Corbett
Catherine Elizabeth Corbett
Aug.4,1886

daughter
D. Lewis
Joseph Fraser Corbett
March 21, 1888

son

John F. Corbett
June 1890

son
died March 1899
Anna Barbara Corbett
Feb.5,1892

daughter
Percival Taylor Egg
Marion Corbett
Dec. 1,1893

daughter

Hugh Riddell Corbett
Apr. 11, 1895

son
died bef. 1906
William Corbett
June, 1897

son
died Feb. 1899
Jean Margaret Corbett
July 3,1899

daughter
? Hoffman
Ethel Christine Corbett
May 3, 1906
Sault Ste.Marie
daughter
Aubrey Elliott
Thomas Brown Corbett
Aug. 19,1904
Sault Ste.Marie
son

Harold Richard Lewis Corbett
1907

son


Susan Hewitt Corbett's family
NAME
BORN
WHERE
REL.
SPOUSE
John Thomas Armstrong
October 1,1860
Ontario
husband
Susan Corbett
Susan Hewitt Corbett
May 17,1862
Bentinck Twp.
wife
John Armstong
Elijah Charles Armstrong
Oct.15,1885

son
Magaret McVicar
Joseph Armstrong
Nov.11,1887

son
Victoria Nunn
James Henry Armstong
Apr.05,1890
Ontario
son
unknown
































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