Oliver Perry Cobb1,2,3

ID# 16621, (1817 - 1891)
  • Born: 25 Apr 1817 in Greene Co., Pennsylvania.4,5,3
  • Married: Caroline S. Foulk 3 Aug 1843.1,2,6
  • Died: 28 Mar 1891 in Aurora, Dearborn Co., Indiana.7,3,8
  • Buried: in Riverside Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana.9,8
Oliver also appears in our Family History Section where there is much more information about him.

Children with Caroline S. Foulk:

  • William Henry Cobb2,3,6 b. 17 Mar 1845, d. 31 Oct 1924
  • Louis Willard Cobb5,3,6 b. 29 Apr 1847, d. 29 Dec 1912
  • Nancy Alice Cobb3,2,6 b. 12 Aug 1849, d. Nov 1896
  • Martha E. Cobb3,10,11 b. 18 Sep 1851, d. 19 Nov 1878
  • Oliver Cobb3,10 b. abt 1855
  • Orris Perry Cobb7,3,11 b. 22 Jun 1856, d. 25 Aug 1940
  • Caroline Cobb10 b. abt 1858, d. bef 1870
  • Frank Dyar Cobb3,2,11 b. 27 Dec 1858, d. 22 May 1940


  1. Glen Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb", genealogy report. Currently held by author, Boone, North Carolina.
  2. Dave Kennedy. "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family." E-mail message. 29 Jan 2007.
  3. The William Crawford Memorial. Brooklyn: Eagle Book Printing Department, 1904.
  4. A Biographical History of Eminent and Self-made Men of the State of Indiana with Many Portrait-Illustrations on Steel. Cincinnati: Western Biographical Publishing Co., 1880.
  5. History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, Indiana, from Their Earliest Settlement, Containing a History of the Counties, Their Cities, Townships, Towns, Villages, Schools, and Churches.... Chicago: F.E. Weakley & Co., 1885.
  6. Indiana. Dearborn Co.. 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M432-141. Washington: National Archives.
  7. Archibald Shaw, History of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, Ohio, their Past and Present, Including Early Settlement and Development, Antiquarian Researches, their Aboriginal History, Pioneer History, Political Organization, Agricultural, Mining and Manufacturing Interests, a History of the City, Villages and Townships, Religious, Educational, Social, Military and Political History, Statistics, Biographies and Portraits of Pioneers and Representative Citizens, etc.. Cincinnati: S.B. Nelson & Co., 1894.
  8. Findagrave.com. Online <http://www.findagrave.com>.
  9. Pamela Greenwood, family tree "The Holman, Harvey, Greenwood, Morgan, Cashel family tree." Ancestry.com.
  10. Indiana. Dearborn Co.. 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M653-252. Washington: National Archives.
  11. Indiana. Dearborn Co.. 1870 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M593-307. Washington: National Archives.