Sarah Story Briscoe1,2,3

ID# 1524, (1787 - 1843)
  • Born: 17 Aug 1787 in St. Mary's Co., Maryland.3,2,6
  • Married First: Edward Otho Cresap 28 Sep 1807 in Allegany Co., Maryland.7,3,2
  • Married Second: John Cobb 1 Aug 1820 in Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.5,8,3
  • Died: 30 Nov 1843 in Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.3,2,6
  • Buried: in Riverview Cemetery, Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.9
Sarah also appears in our Family History Section where there is much more information about her.

Children with Edward Otho Cresap:

Children with John Cobb:


  1. Joseph Ord Cresap and Bernard Cresap, The History of the Cresaps. Mc Comb, Mississippi: The Cresap Society, 1937.
  2. Eddyville, Kentucky. Eddyville Cemetery. Hanson Briscoe Cresap grave marker.
  3. William Smith, transcript of family pages from Sarah (Briscoe) Cresap Bible. 1 Sep 1856. Currently held by author, Boone, North Carolina.
  4. Notice re: Frederick Gebhart vs. Sarah Cobb and others. Pheonix Civilian. Cumberland, Maryland, 8 Dec 1835.
  5. Deborah Anne Cobb Freeman. Family file "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, by e-mail 31 Jul 1998.
  6. Diana Gale Matthiesen. Diana's Genealogy Home Page. Online <>.
  7. "Maryland Marriages, 1667-1899." Online
  8. "Caldwell County, Kentucky Marriage Records, 1809-28." Online
  9. Online <>.
  10. Judy E. Willoughby, family tree "Smith Family of Between the Rivers, KY."