Person:Peter Corbie (1)

Peter Corbie, Indian Trader
b.abt. 1700-1710
  • HPeter Corbie, Indian TraderAbt 1700 & 1710 - 1785
m. bef. 1732
  1. Margaret Corbett1732 - 1818
Facts and Events
Name Peter Corbie, Indian Trader
Alt Name Peter Corbet
Alt Name Peter Corbett
Gender Male
Birth? abt. 1700-1710
Marriage bef. 1732 to
Death? August 1785 Paxtang Township, Dauphin County, Pennsylvania

Will Abstract

Will of Peter Corbitt of Upper Paxton township, Lancaster Co. dated Nov. 17, 1784, probated Sept. 1, 1785.
Dau. Margaret all moveable estate and money in the house; my son Peter Sturgeon all money in the bank he to be given the ticket for the same if he ever returns and if he does not return to be given to son Thomas Sturgeon who also is away; son Thomas his gun and Walnut Chest and if Thomas does not return to be given to son John S. son Samuel Sturgeon the plantation I live on equally with dau. Margaret and son Samuel executors;
Witnesses John Murray, John Murray Jr and Robert Armstrong.
Renunciation of Margaret S. Sept. 1, 1785.
Witnessed by John Murray and Casper Dull.
[Source: Dauphin County Historical Society].

Records in Pennsylvania

Pennsylvania, Land Warrants and Applications, 1733-1952; Name: Peter Corbet, Warrant Date: 14 Mar 1742, Warrant Place: Derry, Lancaster.
26 September 1754 - Peter Corbit signed a petition as one of the inhabitants in the Township & Congregation of Paxtang & Derry to Rev. John Elder to invite him to become their Minister. [Source: "Notes and Queries Historical and Genealogical/Chiefly Relating to Interior of Pennsylvania Series 1 & 2 Volume", Egle].
Pennsylvania, Land Warrants and Applications, 1733-1952; Name: Peter Corbitt, Warrant Date: 2 Jun 1773, Warrant Place: Paxtang, Lancaster
Pennsylvania, Septennial Census, 1779-1863; Name: Peter Corbet, Residence Year: 1779, Residence Place: Lower Paxton, Lancaster, Pennsylvania
Pennsylvania, Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801; Name: Peter Corbit, Year: 1779, Town or Ward: Upper Paxton, County: Lancaster, Archive Rollname: 328
Pennsylvania, Tax and Exoneration, 1768-1801; Name: Peter Corbit, Year: 1781, Town or Ward: Upper Paxton, County: Lancaster Archive Rollname: 328
  1.   Hazard, Samuel. Pennsylvania Archive. First Series. (Philadelphia: Printed by Joseph Severns & Co., 1853)
    Vol. II, pg. 14.


    Indian Traders Lycensed from 10th Aug 1747 to 10th Aug 1748.
    1. Lazarus Lowry
    2. George Croghan
    3. Thos Meagee
    4. Hugh Crawford
    5. Alexander Moorhead
    6. John Frazier
    7. James Lowry
    8. Peter Sheaver
    9. John Galbreath

    Indian Traders unlycened from 10th Aug 1747 to 10 Aug 1748.

    John Finley
    Robert Desap
    John Potts, at Harris's in Pextang; J. Warder
    Paul Pearce, Pennsboro Manor; J. Warder, yts
    John Owen, Rob. Dunnings, E. Ship. & Levy, 2 yts
    Dennis Sullivant, Donegale, E. Ship
    Samuel Cozens, Jno. Harris, J.Warder, 3 yts
    Adam Hoops, whiskey kegg maker for E.S.
    William Blythe, Shippensburg
    Francis Cammell, do. Ed. Shippen,
    Thomas Kenton, Logan Edgil
    David Hendricks, Manor
    John Galbreath, Donegal
    Charles Williams, Thos M'Gee
    Francis Water, Dongal, Shippen & Levy
    Hugh Parker, Arent Puro, 1 year
    Tho Meener
    Sam'l Chambers, with Thos KensonW
    William Powell, by MeGeeW
    Peter Corbie, DonegalW
    John Gray, for himself
    James Butler
    Thomas Ward
    Thos Burney, if he puts,
    Thomas Mitchel, J. Warder
    John Lee
    James Denney
    Jos Cammil, Morehead,
    James Silver }
    & }
    For Richard Peters, Esq. Secretary,
    Indian traders to be lycensed by the President & Council, 10th Aug. 1748"