Corporal David Corbin - Wilcox Cemetery - North Collins, NY
Posted by: Groundspeak Premium Member jiggs11
N 42° 33.511 W 078° 55.000
17T E 671022 N 4713894
Quick Description: All-but-forgotten gravesite of David Corbin, a Revolutionary War soldier.
Location: New York, United States
Date Posted: 11/10/2014 3:10:38 AM
Waymark Code: WMMVP9
Published By: Groundspeak Charter Member BruceS
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Long Description:
Revolutionary War gravesite in a sadly neglected, all-but-abandoned Friends cemetery near North Collins, NY.

Records indicate he enlisted in New Fairfield CT 22 April, 1777, then re-enlisted at Pawling NY in 1778. Served as a Scout under Lafayette
and left the Continental Army in 1782.

Birth: Nov. 19, 1757
Ferrisburg
Addison County
Vermont, USA
Death: Sep. 1, 1846
Collins
Erie County
New York, USA

The cemetery is accessible from US 62 South of North Collins, then East on Wilcox Road.
Location type: Section of a Cemetery/Mass Grave

Date of Birth: 19 November, 1757

Date of Death: 1 September, 1846

Cause of death: Died Later

Grave Marker Text:
DAVID CORBIN 1757 - 1846 Erected by Buffalo Chapter N.S.D.A.R.


Ranks:
Corporal


Visit Instructions:

PLEASE NOTE: This category is for American Revolutionary War Veterans only. Veterans of other revolutions are not part of this category.

I have allowed one entry for a grave of British solders, but it was an exception. Please only list graves for Colonial soldiers.

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