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  • Biographical / Historical
  • Immediate Source of Acquisition
  • Existence and Location of Originals
  • Preferred Citation

  • Language of Material: English
    Contributing Institution: Society of California Pioneers
    Title: Corbusier Family Papers
    source: Corbusier, William Morrison, Jr.
    Identifier/Call Number: C057886
    Physical Description: 1 folder 1 Folder (2 typed manuscripts, 1 handwritten letter)
    Date (inclusive): 1928
    Abstract: This folder contains the family history of William Morrison Corbusier and his descendants. The first manuscript is a typed, string-bound, and titled biographical account of "William Morrison Corbusier Sr., a California Forty-Niner, and his descendants".

    Scope and Contents

    This folder contains the family history of William Morrison Corbusier and his descendants. The first manuscript is a typed, string-bound, and titled biographical account of "William Morrison Corbusier Sr., a California Forty-Niner, and his descendants". William M. Corbusier Sr. was born in New York City on September 17th, 1819. He was the son of James Henry Corbusier, who was born in Bermuda on May 6th, 1795 and came to America in 1805. William M. Corbusier sailed form New York City "on the Bark Mara", which landed in Vera Cruz, Mexico on Feb. 24th, and "many of the party proceeded overland to San Blas" Mexico and on April 15th took the "Brig Cayuga" to "San Francisco, arriving May 13th, 1849." William Sr,. had a son named William Morrison Corbusier Jr. who was born in New York City April 10th, 1844. He would leave New York City with his father on " the steamer Prometheus" bound for San Francisco, via Nicaragua, eventually arriving July 31st, 1854. William Jr. was a Colonel and a Surgeon in the United States Army and served three year during the American Civil War.

    Biographical / Historical

    William M. Corbusier Sr. was born in New York City on September 17th, 1819. He was the son of James Henry Corbusier, who was born in Bermuda on May 6th, 1795 and came to America in 1805. William M. Corbusier sailed form New York City "on the Bark Mara", which landed in Vera Cruz, Mexico on Feb. 24th, and "many of the party proceeded overland to San Blas" Mexico and on April 15th took the "Brig Cayuga" to "San Francisco, arriving May 13th, 1849." William Sr,. had a son named William Morrison Corbusier Jr. who was born in New York City April 10th, 1844. He would leave New York City with his father on " the steamer Prometheus" bound for San Francisco, via Nicaragua, eventually arriving July 31st, 1854. William Jr. was a Colonel and a Surgeon in the United States Army and served three year during the American Civil War.

    Immediate Source of Acquisition

    William H. Corbusier Colonel, U.S. Army Retired Date of Aquisition not known

    Existence and Location of Originals

    The Society of California Pioneers, 101 Montgomery St. Suite 150, Presidio of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA 94129

    Preferred Citation

    The Corbusier Family Papers. The Soiciety of California Pioneers.

    Subjects and Indexing Terms

    Frontier and pioneer life – California
    Society of California Pioneers
    United States. Army.
    Corbusier, William Morrison, Sr.
    Corbusier, William Morrison, Jr.
    Corbusier, James Henry, 1795-?