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Josiah Cobb

Posted: 16 Jun 2003 4:21PM GMT
Edited: 21 Aug 2003 9:07PM GMT

Re: Josiah Cobb JUNIOR b 1801 d Newfane, Niagara Co NY

Posted: 22 Sep 2004 8:13PM GMT
Edited: 30 Oct 2006 8:10AM GMT

Re: Josiah Cobb Phebe SHAW, ROBERT COBB and her sister NANCY SHAW

Posted: 23 Sep 2004 9:34AM GMT
Classification: Query
Edited: 30 Oct 2006 8:10AM GMT
Surnames: COBB, SHAW, HINCKLEY, FISHER, BURNETT, RICHMOND, THACHER, BUTTERFIELD, BOLLES, DENISON, DENNISON
SORRY FOR THE LONG POST, BUT IT'S THE ONLY WAY TO GET THE DATA OUT

Nancy SHAW the Sister of PHEBE, Daus of BENJAMIN and Sarah RICHMOND Shaw Phebe COBB married to JOSIAH COBB NANCY SHAW is married to
ROBERT COBB, son of DAVID and 2nd wife Priscilla BURNETT
They lived in LEE Berkshire CO MA and had at least 3 kids whom I've traced;
ENOCH COBB, marrid 3 times in LEE, SARAH COBB, who married Lemuel FISHER of LEE MA, and Dr HORATIO COBB b 1820 who died in Sacramento in 1850 he was married to THATCHER but unknown any children
there is quite a gap so probably there were other kids,
Nancy SHAW COBB born June 17, 1782 died April 17, 1841
ROBERT COBB, October 13, 1779 died AFTER 1860 in LEE MA
he lived with Lemuel FISHER and dau Sara and their 3 kids
NANCY, Melissa and HERVEY Fisher;

Here is a file on them;
Descendants of Robert Cobb
Generation No. 1
1. Robert7 Cobb (David6, William5, Morgan4, Augustine3, William2, Morgan1) was born October 13, 1779 in Ashfield, Franklin, Massachusetts, and died Aft. 1860 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts. He married Nancy Shaw May 06, 1802 in Montague, Franklin, Massachusetts, daughter of Benjamin Shaw and Sarah Richmond. She was born June 17, 1782 in Middleborough, Plymouth County, Ma, and died April 17, 1841 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts.

Notes for Robert Cobb:

Robert is in 1850 living with dau Sarah Cobb FISHER in Lee MA

Nancy is gone

next door is ENOCH COBB, their son
Still here in 1860 with son in law Lemuel Fisher now Robert is 80
Children of Robert Cobb and Nancy Shaw are:

+ 2 i. Enoch8 Cobb, born May 01, 1810 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts; died May 04, 1871 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts.

+ 3 ii. Sarah R. Cobb, born Abt. 1818 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts; died Aft. 1860 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts.

4 iii. Horatio Dr. Cobb, born Abt. 1820; died 1850 in Sacramento CA. He married Caroline Thatcher November 11, 1847 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts.

Notes for Horatio Dr. Cobb:

1585. CAROLINE8 THACHER (Stephen,7 Deacon Roland,6 Rev. Roland,5

Col. John,4 etc.), born April 28th, 1821, at Lee, Mass.;

died May 21st, 1872, at Poughkeepsie, N. Y.; married November

11th, 1847, at Lee, Mass., by Rev. Ralph Smith, to

Dr. Horatio S(???) Cobb, born (???), 1820 (he was 27 years

old at time of his marriage), at Hawley, Mass.; he was a

physician and lived at Lee, Mass., and Sacramento, Cal.; he

died at Sacramento, Cal., (???), 1850, and was there buried.

He was a son of Robert Cobb (born (???); died (???); married

(???)) and his wife Nancy (born (???); died April 17th,

1841, aged 58, at Lee, Mass., of phthisis, gravestone), of

Hawley, Mass., and perhaps also of Lee, Mass.

Children: ? I have no record of any children.

Dr. Horatio S. Cobb was the First Noble Grand of the I. O. O. F. at Lee, Mass

Generation No. 2


2. Enoch8 Cobb (Robert7, David6, William5, Morgan4, Augustine3, William2, Morgan1) was born May 01, 1810 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, and died May 04, 1871 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts. He married (1) Lura Denison 1834. She died Bef. 1847 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts. He married (2) Rhoda Bolles August 15, 1847 in Lee MA. She was born in 2nd wife, and died Abt. 1857 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts. He married (3) Elizabeth Butterfield January 23, 1858 in Lee MA. She was born Abt. 1810.

Notes for Enoch Cobb:

wife in 1860 is Elizabeth age 45

Roswell is 23

Sidney 10



In 1870 Enoch is still in LEE, wife Elizabeth and dau NORA 16


Children of Enoch Cobb and Lura Denison are:

+ 5 i. Julia Frances9 Cobb, born Abt. 1835 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts; died January 06, 1876.

+ 6 ii. Roswell D. Cobb, born Abt. 1837 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts; died Aft. 1880.

+ 7 iii. Horatio S. Cobb, born Bet. 1840 - 1843 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts.


Children of Enoch Cobb and Rhoda Bolles are:

8 i. Sidney9 Cobb, born 1850.

9 ii. Nora Cobb, born Abt. 1851 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts.



3. Sarah R.8 Cobb (Robert7, David6, William5, Morgan4, Augustine3, William2, Morgan1) was born Abt. 1818 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, and died Aft. 1860 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts. She married Lemuel H. Fisher. He was born Abt. 1810 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, and died Aft. 1860 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts.


Children of Sarah Cobb and Lemuel Fisher are:

10 i. Nancy Rachel9 Fisher, born July 30, 1838 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts.

11 ii. Melissa Jane Fisher, born August 12, 1841 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts.

12 iii. Hervey Fisher, born April 01, 1847 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts.



Generation No. 3


5. Julia Frances9 Cobb (Enoch8, Robert7, David6, William5, Morgan4, Augustine3, William2, Morgan1) was born Abt. 1835 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, and died January 06, 1876. She married Frank Hinckley March 29, 1854.


Child of Julia Cobb and Frank Hinckley is:

13 i. Charles George10 Hinckley, born March 27, 1855 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts.



6. Roswell D.9 Cobb (Enoch8, Robert7, David6, William5, Morgan4, Augustine3, William2, Morgan1) was born Abt. 1837 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts, and died Aft. 1880. He married Mary J. Bef. 1870 in MA. She was born in MA.

Notes for Roswell D. Cobb:

in 1870 Roswell is living in Warren, Worcester, Massachusetts a machinist in a pump house, is married to Mary J now he is 32 she is 22

in 1880 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts a machinist, Son Edward 5

Roswell D Cobb ,

Residence: Monterey, Massachusetts

Occupation: Farmer

Enlistment Date: 18 October 1861

Distinguished Service:

Side Served: Union

State Served: Massachusetts

Unit Numbers: 929 929

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 18 October 1861 at the age of 24

Enlisted in Company E, 27th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 18 October 1861.

Wounded on 14 March 1862 at New Berne, NC

Received a disability discharge Company E, 27th Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 11 August 1862

Widow Mary J COBB pensioned in VERMONT at his death

1887 or 1897 hard to read


Child of Roswell Cobb and Mary J. is:

14 i. Edward10 Cobb, born Abt. 1875 in Springfield, Hampden, Massachusetts.



7. Horatio S.9 Cobb (Enoch8, Robert7, David6, William5, Morgan4, Augustine3, William2, Morgan1) was born Bet. 1840 - 1843 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts. He married Catherine.

Notes for Horatio S. Cobb:

Horatio in 1860 in Lee, Berkshire, Massachusetts is an apprentice blacksmith living with

Hinckley

in 1870 in Russell, Hampden, Massachusetts wife Catherine age 31 b NY and son Frank 3

Horatio Sprague COBB served in the MA Infantry Civil War also used the name of Horatio SPRAGUE

Widow JULIA pensioned at his death in Illinois dates not readable

Horatio S Cobb ,

Residence: Lee, Massachusetts

Occupation: Blacksmith

Enlistment Date: 25 May 1861

Distinguished Service:

Side Served: Union

State Served: Massachusetts

Unit Numbers: 933 933

Service Record: Enlisted as a Private on 25 May 1861 at the age of 19

Enlisted in Company D, 2nd Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 25 May 1861.

Mustered out Company D, 2nd Infantry Regiment Massachusetts on 23 May 1864


Child of Horatio Cobb and Catherine is:

15 i. Frank10 Cobb, born Abt. 1867.

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