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Corby History, Family Crest & Coats of Arms


Origins Available: French , Scottish


The distinguished surname Corby was first found in Touraine, where the family was established in a seigniory, erected in 1331 for de Preaux.


Early Origins of the Corby family


The surname Corby was first found in Touraine, where the family was established in a seigniory, erected in 1331 for de Preaux.

Early History of the Corby family


This web page shows only a small excerpt of our Corby research.
Another 177 words (13 lines of text) covering the years 1325, 1355, 1480, 1491, 1560, 1744, 1750, 1753, 1758, 1792, 1806, 1808, 1810, 1813, 1814, 1825, 1859, 1874, and 1886 are included under the topic Early Corby History in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Corby Spelling Variations


Spelling variations of this family name include: Corbé, Corbet, de Corbet, Corbette, Corbeau, de Corbeau, Corbau, Corbaud, Corbaut, Corbaux, Corbauld, Corbault, Corbaulx, Corbel, Corbelle, Corbas, Corbat, Corbin, Corby, Corbie, de Corbie, Corbelet, Corblet, Corbelin, Corblin, Corbineau, Corbinot and many more.

Early Notables of the Corby family (pre 1700)


Notable at this time was Claude de Corbie, a Cistercian, who died in 1560; Renée Corbeau, who was called "la Belle Angevine"; Pierre d'Alets de Corbet, a brigadier in the 17th century; Aimé-François de Corbeau...
Another 34 words (2 lines of text) are included under the topic Early Corby Notables in all our PDF Extended History products and printed products wherever possible.

Migration of the Corby family to the New World and Oceana


Some of the first settlers of this family name were:

Corby Settlers in United States in the 18th Century

  • Benjamine Corby who settled in Maryland in 1775
  • Thomas and William Corby, who settled in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania in 1799 and 1846 respectively

Corby Settlers in United States in the 19th Century

  • John Corby, who landed in Charleston, South Carolina in 1823 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  • Bernard Corby, aged 30, who arrived in New York, NY in 1836 [1]CITATION[CLOSE]
    Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)

Corby Settlers in Australia in the 19th Century

  • Ada Corby, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Petrel" in 1851 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PETREL 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Petrel.htm
  • Alfred Corby, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Petrel" in 1851 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PETREL 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Petrel.htm
  • John Corby, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Petrel" in 1851 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PETREL 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Petrel.htm
  • William Corby, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Petrel" in 1851 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PETREL 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Petrel.htm
  • Emma Corby, who arrived in Adelaide, Australia aboard the ship "Petrel" in 1851 [2]CITATION[CLOSE]
    State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PETREL 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Petrel.htm

Contemporary Notables of the name Corby (post 1700)


  • Colleen Corby (b. 1947), American former model, known for her work with Sears, JC Penney, Montgomery Ward, and others
  • Ellen Corby (1911-1999), American three-time Emmy Award winning actress, best known for her role as Grandma Esther Walton on the CBS television series The Waltons
  • William Corby, American President of the University of Notre Dame and Chaplain to the Irish Brigade during the American Civil War
  • Matthew John "Matt" Corby (b. 1990), Australian singer-songwriter and musician
  • Kevin Corby (b. 1959), former English cricketer
  • John Corby (1803-1890), birth name of John George Howard, English-born, Canadian City of Toronto's official surveyor and civil engineer and the principal donor of High Park
  • Henry "Harry" Corby (1851-1917), Canadian businessman and politician who represented Hastings West as a Conservative member of the Canadian House of Commons from 1888 to 1901, son of Henry Corby
  • Henry Corby (1806-1881), Canadian businessman and politician, founder of Corbyville, Ontario and Corby Distillers; he represented Hastings East in the Legislative Assembly of Ontario as a Conservative from 1867 to 1874
  • Michael Corby (b. 1955), English rock guitarist
  • Hugh Corby Fox, American politician, U.S. Vice Consul in Buenos Aires, 1931-32 [3]CITATION[CLOSE]
    The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html

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Citations


  1. ^ Filby, P. William, Meyer, Mary K., Passenger and immigration lists index : a guide to published arrival records of about 500,000 passengers who came to the United States and Canada in the seventeenth, eighteenth, and nineteenth centuries. 1982-1985 Cumulated Supplements in Four Volumes Detroit, Mich. : Gale Research Co., 1985, Print (ISBN 0-8103-1795-8)
  2. ^ State Records of South Australia. (Retrieved 2010, November 5) PETREL 1851. Retrieved http://www.slsa.sa.gov.au/BSA/1851Petrel.htm
  3. ^ The Political Graveyard: Alphabetical Name Index. (Retrieved 2016, February 9) . Retrieved from http://politicalgraveyard.com/alpha/index.html


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