Joshua Clark Cobb1,2,3

ID# 1679, (1839 - 1895)
  • Born: 7 Jul 1839 in Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.1,2,3
  • Married: Manie Saunders in 1871 in Paducah, Kentucky.4,7,8
  • Died: 22 Dec 1895 in Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky.1,2
  • Buried: 24 Dec 1895 in Oak Grove Cemetery, Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky.1,9
Joshua also appears in our Family History Section where there is much more information about him.

Children with Manie Saunders:

  • Reubie Fowler Cobb10,4,11 b. Jul 1873, d. 10 Oct 1933
  • Irvin Shrewsbury Cobb4,2,11 b. 23 Jun 1876, d. 10 Mar 1944
  • John Saunders Cobb4,2,11 b. 4 Oct 1877, d. 30 Nov 1951
  • Manie S. Cobb2 b. Dec 1884


  1. Oak Grove Cemetery, Paducah, Kentucky, list of burials.
  2. William Elsey Connelley and E. M. Coulter, History of Kentucky. 5 vols.. Chicago and New York: American Historical Society, 1922.
  3. Kentucky. Caldwell Co.. 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M432-194. Washington: National Archives.
  4. J. H. Battle, W. H. Perrin and G. C. Kniffin, Kentucky - A History of the State: Embracing a Concise Account of the Origin and Development of the Virginia Colony; its Expansion Westward, and the Settlement of the Frontier Beyond the Alleghanies.... Louisville, Chicago: F. A. Battey Publishing Company, 1885. Reprint, Easly, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1979.
  5. Kentucky. Lyon Co.. 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M653-383. Washington: National Archives.
  6. Obituary for Mrs. Cornelia B. Cobb. Unknown newpaper. apparently from Paducah, Kentucky, 2 Jun 1875.
  7. Anita Lawson, Irvin S. Cobb. Bowling Green, Ohio: Bowling Green State University Popular Press, 1984.
  8. Manie S. Cobb, Certificate of Death, Commonwealth of Kentucky State Board of Health.
  9. Irvin S. Cobb, Exit Laughing. Garden City, New York: Gardin City Publishing Co., 1942.
  10. Ruby Cobb Rudy, Certificate of Death, Commonwealth of Kentucky State Board of Health.
  11. Kentucky. McCracken Co.. 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T9-430. Washington: National Archives.