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Joseph A. Corkum (1842 - 1915)

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Joseph A. Corkum
Born in Chester, Lunenburg, Nova Scotia Colonymap
Ancestors ancestors
Husband of — married 31 Dec 1864 in Canning, Kings County, Nova Scotiamap
[children unknown]
Died in Everett, Massachusettsmap
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Joseph Corkum was born about 23 Sep 1842 in Chester, Nova Scotia . He passed away 11 Feb 1915. [1]

Joseph married, Sarah M. Huntley, December 31, 1864 in Canning, Kings County, Nova Scotia. Sarah was the daughter of William Huntley.[2]

He appears to be living in Massachusetts with his wife Sarah, young daughter Bessie and his brother George in 1870.

Household members:
Joseph Corkum M 29 Nova Scotia
Sarah Corkum F 23 Nova Scotia
Bessie Corkum F 0 Massachusetts
George Corkum M 28 Nova Scotia[3]


  1. A source for this information is needed.
  2. "Canada Marriages, 1661-1949," database, FamilySearch ( : 5 December 2014), Joseph Corkum in entry for Joseph A. Corkum and Sarah M. Huntley, 31 Dec 1864; citing Canning, Kings, Nova Scotia, reference P2 CN29; FHL microfilm 1,298,990.
  3. "United States Census, 1870," database with images, FamilySearch ( : 12 April 2016), George Corkum in household of Joseph Corkum, Massachusetts, United States; citing p. 37, family 293, NARA microfilm publication M593 (Washington D.C.: National Archives and Records Administration, n.d.); FHL microfilm 552,132.

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