Gideon Dyer Cobb1,2,3

ID# 1043, (1773 - 1834)
  • Born: 11 Sep 1773 in Stillwater, Albany Co., New York.1,2
  • Married: Modena Chittenden Clark abt 1796 in Castleton, Vermont.4,3
  • Died: 1 Mar 1834 in Caldwell Co., Kentucky.2,5
  • Buried: in Riverview Cemetery, Eddyville, Kentucky.2
Gideon also appears in our Family History Section where there is much more information about him.

Children with Modena Chittenden Clark:


  1. Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont, Births, Marriages and Deaths, Town Clerk.
  2. Eddyville, Kentucky. Eddyville Cemetery. Gideon D. Cobb grave marker.
  3. Chittenden Lyon, letter. 5 Apr 1828, to James Witherell.
  4. Ruth Garrett Cobb, "The Cobb-Garrett Family History", typescript. 1964.
  5. Deborah Anne Cobb Freeman. Family file "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, by e-mail 31 Jul 1998.
  6. Judith Kilbury-Cobb. "RE: Cobb Ancestry." E-mail message. 15 Jun 2001.
  7. William Elsey Connelley and E. M. Coulter, History of Kentucky. 5 vols.. Chicago and New York: American Historical Society, 1922.
  8. Mary W. Clark, Register of Deaths, Caldwell Co.
  9. U.S. Military Academy, Cadet Application Papers. Micropublication micropublication M688, roll 55, cadet 1828 #149. Washington, DC, National Archives and Records Administration.
  10. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, being the History of the United States as Illustrated in the Lives of the Founders, Builders, and Defenders of the Republic.... Vol III. New York: James T. White & Company, 1900.
  11. 100 East Market St., Princeton, Kentucky Caldwell County Courthouse Marriage Records, loose papers.
  12. Crittenden Co. Deeds. County Courthouse. 107 S. Main St., Marion, Kentucky.
  13. Thomas W. Westerfield, editor, Kentucky Genealogy and Biography, vol. IV, Sketches from Caldwell, Crittenden, Hopkins, Livingston. Logan, Lyon, Simpson, Union, and Webster Counties. Owensboro, Kentucky: Genealogical Reference Company, 1972.
  14. Inez Kirkpatrick Eishen, "Descendants of William Bradford", genealogy report. Currently held by author, Boone, North Carolina.