|Death: ||Mar. 18, 1762|
Theophilus was born circa 1679 at the Town of Southold , Suffolk County , Long Island , New York . He was the son of Theophilus Corwin and Mary (?). Theophilus married Hannah Ramsay after 1698 at the Town of Southold, Suffolk County , Long Island , New York . Theophilus & Hannah had children: Timothy, John, Samuel & Theophilus. Theophilus departed this life on Thursday, 18 March 1762 at Mattituck in the Town of Southold , Suffolk County , Long Island , New York .
1. [S139] Edward Tanjore Corwin, Corwin Genealogy (Curwin, Curwen, Corwine) in the United States , page 213 - Theophilus,' (Theophilus, 1) b. -, 1678, d. March 18th, 1762.
M. Hannah Ramsay, after 1698. She was b. , 1684, d. March 11th, 1760.
Ch. Timothy, John, Samuel, Theophilus ?
This Theophilus and wife are buried at Mattituck, on the east side of the cemetery, beneath a small blue-stone slab, still remaining, (1871.) His name stands alone in census list of 1698, (Doe. Ilist. N. Y. i. 450) indicating that he was not then married. In 1702, sells land to Peter Simons. In 1703, gives land at Aquebogue to Daniel Corwin, no doubt his brother. In 1704, sells land to his cousin, John Corwin, No. 2. (Moore's Index of Southold, p. 74.) His will may be found in Lib. 23, New-York City.
2. [S182] Reverand Charles E. Craven, A History of Mattituck, Long Island, N.Y., page 75 - These were the people who were in Mattictuck in the beginning of the 17th century ... Theophilus Corwin, was son of Theophilus, son of Matthias, he was then about 21 years of age & shortly after probably m. Hannah Ramsay. Dying in 1762, he left a daughter Hannah, the wife of Thomas Harvey and sons Timothy & Jonathan.His son Samuel died a month before the father leaving sons Benjamin, David & Samuel. Timothy d. 1792 in Franklinville now Laurel , & Jonathan d. 1798.
The above bio was contributed by Vic Scalone.
Theophilus Corwin (1632 - 1692)
Hannah Ramsay Corwin (1684 - 1760)*
Old Bethany Cemetery
New York, USA
Created by: Rich H.
Record added: Oct 25, 2004
Find A Grave Memorial# 9706331
Added: Apr. 22, 2014
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Added: Aug. 23, 2009