Re: Elizabeth Smith, wife of John Corbin
I have posted on this topic before. I have looked at every extant deed, will, and court order for (Old) Rappahannock Co., VA as I have many family branches that converge there. There were at least four different William Smiths living in Old Rappahannock Co., VA circa the 1680s. There is absolutely no doubt that the William Smith who was the father-in-law of John Corbin was not the son of Maj. Lawrence Smith. While Tobias Smith also had a son William Smith, there is no evidence that Tobias was the father of the William Smith who was the father of Elizabeth. It is my opinion that he was not, but there is no evidence to support either position.