The Descendants of John Corbett


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The Descendants of John Corbett

Generation No. 1

1. JOHN2 CORBETT (JOHN1) died Bef. 1841. He married BARBARA MACKAY Bef. 1800. She was born Bet. 1781 - 1785, and died Aft. 1841.

Notes for JOHN CORBETT:

1813, weaver in Oldshore, Scotland, 1826, weaver in Oldshoremore.

Children of JOHN CORBETT and BARBARA MACKAY are:

2. i. MURDOCK3 CORBETT, b. 1805, Sutherlandshire, Scotland; d. 16 June 1889.

3. ii. DAVID CORBETT, b. Abt. 1798; d. 20 October 1875, South Granville, PEI.

iii. BETTY CORBETT, b. Abt. 1803; m. ANGUS MACKAY, 5 March 1825, Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland.

4. iv. ALEXANDRINA CORBETT, b. Bet. 1808 - 1809, Kinlochbervie, Sutherlandshire, Scotland; d. Aft. 1881, U.S.A. ?.

5. v. JAMES CORBETT, b. 9 April 1813, Oldshore, Kinlochbervie, Sutherlandshire, Scotland; d. 1 February 1894, South Granville, PEI.

6. vi. ROBERT CORBETT, b. 8 March 1820, Sutherlandshire, Scotland; d. 17 May 1903.

vii. HECTOR CORBETT, b. Bet. 1821 - 1825, Sutherlandshire, Scotland.

viii. SON CORBETT, b. Bef. 1826.

Generation No. 2

2. MURDOCK3 CORBETT (JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 1805 in Sutherlandshire, Scotland, and died 16 June 1889. He married ANNIE MACLEOD. She was born 1804, and died 27 December 1890.

Notes for MURDOCK CORBETT:

emigrated from Sutherlandshire in 1840

Children of MURDOCK CORBETT and ANNIE MACLEOD are:

i. WILLIAM GUNN4 CORBETT, b. 15 August 1830; d. 1 July 1904.

7. ii. JOHN HECTOR CORBETT, b. 1833, Scotland; d. 1905, South Granvile, PEI.

8. iii. DONALD CORBETT, b. 1 April 1838, PEI; d. 6 March 1914.

9. iv. R. JOHN CORBETT, b. 5 December 1842, PEI.

10. v. RODERICK CORBETT, b. 1845; d. November 1900.

11. vi. JESSE CORBETT, b. 1848, PEI; d. 1924, South Granville, PEI.

3. DAVID3 CORBETT (JOHN2, JOHN1) was born Abt. 1798, and died 20 October 1875 in South Granville, PEI. He married GEORGINA MCKAY 18 April 1823 in Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland. She was born 1795, and died 1872 in South Granville PEI.

Notes for DAVID CORBETT:

emigrated in 1850, occupation in 1826, tailor in Oldshoremore, Kinlochbervie,

Sutherlandshire, Scotland.

Children of DAVID CORBETT and GEORGINA MCKAY are:

12. i. CHARLES4 CORBETT, b. March 1825, Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland; d. 24 February 1900, South Granvile, PEI.

ii. JOHN CORBETT, b. December 1826, Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland.

Notes for JOHN CORBETT:

Christened December 19, 1826 at Eddrachillis

iii. DUNCAN CORBETT, b. Abt. June 1827, Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland.

Notes for DUNCAN CORBETT:

Christened June 17, 1827, Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland

iv. BARBARA CORBETT, b. Abt. August 1829, Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland; d. 7 October 1875, South Granville PEI.

Notes for BARBARA CORBETT:

Christened September 1, 1829, at Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland

v. DAVID CORBETT, b. October 1832, Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland.

Notes for DAVID CORBETT:

Christened October 15, 1832, Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland

vi. GEORGE CORBETT, b. 1834, Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland.

4. ALEXANDRINA3 CORBETT (JOHN2, JOHN1) was born Bet. 1808 - 1809 in Kinlochbervie, Sutherlandshire, Scotland, and died Aft. 1881 in U.S.A. ?. She married NEIL MATHESON 25 January 1833 in Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland, son of HUGH MATHESON and JANET MCBEATH. He was born 31 May 1808 in Achnara, Shinness, Lairg, Sutherlandshire, Scotland, and died Aft. 1881 in Probably U.S.A..

Notes for NEIL MATHESON:

Neil emigrated to Canada or U.S. in 1880's. Journeyman Mason/Housebuilder. 1841 lived in Achvrasdal, Reay, CAI, Between 1844-1851 moved to Stornoway, Isle of Lewis, in 1881 was living in back house, 44 Bayhead, Stornoway.

Children of ALEXANDRINA CORBETT and NEIL MATHESON are:

i. JOHN4 MATHESON, b. 2 June 1833, Scourie, Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland; d. 8 December 1880, Roma QLD. Australia.

ii. ELIZABETH MATHESON, b. Abt. 1834, Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland.

iii. MARGARET MATHESON, b. Abt. 1836, CAI, Scotland (Reay?).

iv. DOROTHY MATHESON, b. Abt. 1840, CAI, Scotland (Reay?).

v. HUGH MATHESON, b. October 1842, Reay, CAI, Scotland; d. Aft. 1881.

vi. DOLINA MATHESON, b. Bet. 1843 - 1844, Thurso, CAI, Scotland; d. 11 October 1923, Govan, Glasgow, Scotland.

vii. NEIL MATHESON, b. 5 July 1852, Stornway, Isle of Lewis, ROC, Scotland; d. 1897, U.S.A. ? drowned?.

5. JAMES3 CORBETT (JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 9 April 1813 in Oldshore, Kinlochbervie, Sutherlandshire, Scotland, and died 1 February 1894 in South Granville, PEI. He married ANN BETHUNE 15 December 1837 in Durness, Sutherlandshire, Scotland. She was born Bet. 1815 - 1818 in Sutherlandshire, Scotland.

Children of JAMES CORBETT and ANN BETHUNE are:

i. MURDOCH4 CORBETT, b. 1849.

ii. HECTOR CORBETT, b. 1856.

iii. ELIZA J. CORBETT, b. 1859.

Notes for ELIZA J. CORBETT:

I wonder if she might be the wife of one of James Corbett's sons? The 1881 census says that she was English.

iv. JOHN CORBETT, b. Abt. 1838, Sutherlandshire, Scotland.

v. ALEXANDER CORBETT, b. Abt. 1840, Sutherlandshire, Scotland.

Notes for ALEXANDER CORBETT:

In 1881 census it says that he was born in 1847, not 1840 and lists him as a mariner.

6. ROBERT3 CORBETT (JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 8 March 1820 in Sutherlandshire, Scotland, and died 17 May 1903. He married (1) JOHANNA. She was born Abt. 1816, and died 5 April 1876. He married (2) HANNAH. She was born 5 April 1849.

Notes for ROBERT CORBETT:

emigrated from Scotland in 1841

Child of ROBERT CORBETT and JOHANNA is:

i. DONALD R.4 CORBETT, b. 1851; d. 2 August 1900, Indian River, PEI.

Children of ROBERT CORBETT and HANNAH are:

ii. HANNAH4 CORBETT, b. 28 February 1884.

iii. JANNETTA CORBETT, b. 28 February 1889.

Generation No. 3

7. JOHN HECTOR4 CORBETT (MURDOCK3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 1833 in Scotland, and died 1905 in South Granvile, PEI. He married ANN MACKAY. She was born 1837 in South Granvile, PEI, and died in South Granvile Presbyterian Cemetery, PEI.

Child of JOHN CORBETT and ANN MACKAY is:

13. i. MARY ANN5 CORBETT, b. 1863.

8. DONALD4 CORBETT (MURDOCK3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 1 April 1838 in PEI, and died 6 March 1914. He married ROBINA MCLEOD. She was born 19 July 1841, and died 21 May 1904.

Notes for DONALD CORBETT:

emigrated from Scotland in 1840

Notes for ROBINA MCLEOD:

emigrated from Scotland in 1848

Children of DONALD CORBETT and ROBINA MCLEOD are:

14. i. HUGH5 CORBETT, b. 26 January 1872, PEI; d. 12 December 1944, South Granvile, PEI.

15. ii. MURDOCK CORBETT, b. 1872; d. 1942.

iii. A. LUCY CORBETT, b. 4 December 1870, PEI.

iv. ELIZABETH A. CORBETT, b. 1877.

v. JOHANNA H. CORBETT, b. 1878.

vi. DAVID CORBETT, b. 1880.

9. R. JOHN4 CORBETT (MURDOCK3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 5 December 1842 in PEI. He married CHRISTINA MACDONALD. She was born 20 March 1847 in PEI.

Child of R. CORBETT and CHRISTINA MACDONALD is:

i. H. FRANK CORBETT5 (ADOPTED), b. 16 November 1881, PEI.

Notes for H. FRANK CORBETT (ADOPTED):

adopted

10. RODERICK4 CORBETT (MURDOCK3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 1845, and died November 1900. He married ISABELLA MACKAY. She was born Abt. 1839.

Children of RODERICK CORBETT and ISABELLA MACKAY are:

i. JESSY W.5 MCKAY, b. 1859.

ii. THOMAS MCKAY, b. 1861.

iii. JOHN MCKAY, b. 1863.

iv. BARBARA A MCKAY, b. 1866.

v. MARY J. MCKAY, b. 1868.

vi. RODERICK MCKAY, b. 1870.

vii. ALEXANDER MCKAY, b. 1877.

viii. WILLIAM D. CORBETT, b. 1877.

ix. ANN CORBETT, b. 1879.

11. JESSE4 CORBETT (MURDOCK3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 1848 in PEI, and died 1924 in South Granville, PEI. He married CATHERINE MACDONALD, daughter of MACDONALD. She was born 1852, and died 14 January 1916 in South Granville, PEI.

Notes for JESSE CORBETT:

John MacLeod thinks that Jesse also had a brother Roderich who married a MacKay and worked for the railroad in Charlottetown

Children of JESSE CORBETT and CATHERINE MACDONALD are:

16. i. EUPHEMIA ANN5 CORBETT, b. 5 April 1879, South Granville, PEI; d. 13 September 1955, Edmonton, Alberta.

ii. ROBERT CORBETT.

Notes for ROBERT CORBETT:

According to John MacLeod, Robert practised medicine in Summerside for a few years after coming from Massachusetts

iii. CHRISTINE CORBETT, b. 1875.

iv. RUBY C. CORBETT, b. 1891; d. 2 November 1935, Boston, Mass.; m. ROSS.

v. ANNIE C CORBETT, b. August 1877; d. 1927.

Notes for ANNIE C CORBETT:

John H. MacLeod of south Granville says that Annie was married to a fellow last name Court - I have no proof of this

vi. MARIA A. CORBETT, b. 16 August 1882; d. 9 April 1943.

vii. J. DANIEL MCDONALD ADOPTED, b. 21 June 1890.

Notes for J. DANIEL MCDONALD ADOPTED:

McDonald, Michell, b. Feb 8, 1849 - father

McDonald, C. Mary b. July 22, 1867 - mother

McDonald, A. Maary, b. Fef 24, 1888 - sister

McDonald, J. John, b. Dec. 22, 1891 - brother

McDonald, Stephen, b. Nov 22, 1893 - brother

McDonald, Frank, b. Feb. 5, 1895 - brother

I wonder if Michel might be the brother of Catherine McDonald Corbett and Annie McDonald Mallett?

12. CHARLES4 CORBETT (DAVID3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born March 1825 in Eddrachillis, Sutherlandshire, Scotland, and died 24 February 1900 in South Granvile, PEI. He married ANNE MACKAY. She was born 1840 in Scotland, and died 14 July 1908 in South Granvile, PEI.

Notes for CHARLES CORBETT:

christened March 10, 1825 at Eddrachillis I am not positive that the Charles mentioned in the 1881 census is the same person who was christened in 1825, but it seems reasonable.

Children of CHARLES CORBETT and ANNE MACKAY are:

i. JOHN5 CORBETT, b. 1862, PEI.

ii. DAVID CORBETT, b. 1864, PEI.

iii. GEORGINA CORBETT, b. 1865, PEI.

iv. CATHARINE CORBETT, b. 1863, PEI.

v. JOHN A. CORBETT, b. 1869, PEI.

vi. ANNIE CORBETT, b. 1871, PEI.

vii. MARGARET CORBETT, b. 1874, PEI.

viii. DUNCAN CORBETT, b. 1876, PEI.

ix. MARY CORBETT, b. 1880, PEi.

Generation No. 4

13. MARY ANN5 CORBETT (JOHN HECTOR4, MURDOCK3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 1863. She married MACLEOD.

Child of MARY CORBETT and MACLEOD is:

i. JOHN H.6 MACLEOD.

14. HUGH5 CORBETT (DONALD4, MURDOCK3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 26 January 1872 in PEI, and died 12 December 1944 in South Granvile, PEI. He married JEANNETTA C MACKAY. She was born 20 September 1879, and died 1 April 1974.

Children of HUGH CORBETT and JEANNETTA MACKAY are:

i. MILDRED6 CORBETT.

ii. LEWIS CORBETT, d. Abt. 1985.

iii. J.D. CORBETT, b. Abt. 1905; d. Abt. 1985.

iv. STIRLING CORBETT, b. 31 March 1908; d. 4 November 1995; m. CATHERINE BEARS; b. 4 February 1911.

Notes for STIRLING CORBETT:

still living in 1990

v. JENNIE M. CORBETT, b. 27 May 1911; m. (1) HORQCE TAPER; m. (2) HORACE TAPER.

Notes for JENNIE M. CORBETT:

lives in Granville

vi. ELIZABETH CORBETT, m. WEEKS.

Notes for ELIZABETH CORBETT:

lives in Fredricton, alive in 1990

vii. ROBERT CORBETT.

Notes for ROBERT CORBETT:

lives in Charlottetown

15. MURDOCK5 CORBETT (DONALD4, MURDOCK3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 1872, and died 1942. He married MARY ALICE WEEKES. She was born 1872, and died 1958.

Children of MURDOCK CORBETT and MARY WEEKES are:

i. IRVINE6 CORBETT.

ii. INFANT SON CORBETT.

iii. EVA CORBETT.

16. EUPHEMIA ANN5 CORBETT (JESSE4, MURDOCK3, JOHN2, JOHN1) was born 5 April 1879 in South Granville, PEI, and died 13 September 1955 in Edmonton, Alberta. She married CHESTER MALLETT 19 December 1895 in North Granville, PEI, son of GEORGE MALLETT and JANE DAVISON. He was born 9 September 1872 in Graham's Road, Queens Co., PEI, and died 18 April 1933 in Edmonton, Alberta.

Notes for EUPHEMIA ANN CORBETT:

Euphemia Anne Corbett was the daughter of Jesse Corbett and Catherine McDonald, who are both buried in the South Granville Presbyterian Cemetery. Jesse Corbett was the son of Murdoch Corbett and Annie McLeod of South Granville, PEI.

Children of EUPHEMIA CORBETT and CHESTER MALLETT are:

i. MARSHALL6 MALLETT, b. 23 November 1897, Graham's Road, Queens Co., PEI; d. 7 February 1989, Edmonton, Alberta; m. ANNIE PAULINE LEWIS, 2 December 1925, Calgary, Alberta; b. 22 May 1899, McGregor, Manitoba; d. 8 March 1996, Edmonton, Alberta.

Notes for MARSHALL MALLETT:

Application for military service, October 23, 1917. Height 5 foot, 9 inches, complexion - medium, eyes grey, hair light brown. Marshall graduated with an MD from McGill University in 1925. He practised from 1925 to 1930 at Mundare, Alberta. He practised at Lamont, Alberta from 1930 to 1942. In 1937, he went to Toronto to do post graduate and became a radiologist. After 1942, Marshall was a radiologist in Edmonton, Alberta until his retirement in the 1970's. William Ray Mallett, son.

Notes for ANNIE PAULINE LEWIS:

Pauline was a school teacher at Edmonton, Alberta, prior to her marriage. Her ancestors were some of the original settlers of Rhode Island and Massachusetts, arriving in the 1630's. These families were the Lewises, Cards, Hutchinsons, Greenes, Dyers, Williams, and Sayles. Most noteable were Roger Williams, Anne Marbury Hutchinson, and Mary Barrett Dyer.

ii. RAY MALLETT, b. 24 September 1896, Graham's Road, PEI; d. 16 July 1918, Sospcomb Corners, Hants County, England; m. UNMARRIED.

Notes for RAY MALLETT:

Ray had a horrible death. He was a pilot in the RAF, the plane went into a tail spin and crashed. APPLICATION FOR MILITARY SERVICE, JULY 1, 1916 - occupation - school teacher height 5 ft, 10.5 inches, chest expanded, 36 inches, complexion dark, eyes dark brown, hair black

iii. HAZEL JANE MALLETT, b. 23 February 1901, Graham's Road, PEI; d. 1 July 1978, Edmonton, Alberta; m. UNMARRIED.

Notes for HAZEL JANE MALLETT:

Hazel Mallett taught school for many years in Edmonton, Alberta.


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