Margaret Corbin’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

November 12, 1751

Death Date

January 16, 1800

Age of Death

48 years

Cause of Death


Place of Death

Highland Falls, New York, United States


War Hero

The war hero Margaret Corbin died at the age of 48. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

American war hero who fought in the American Revolutionary War and became the first woman in history to receive a pension from Congress for her military service.

Her parents were attacked by Native Americans when she was five years old and after she escaped with her brother, she was raised by her uncle.

A tablet that commemorates her heroism was erected at Fort Tryon Park in New York City in 1909.

She married farmer John Corbin in 1772.

Her heroism and service to the United States was recognized through the papers of Henry Knox in 1926.