Gideon Berry Cobb1,2,3

ID# 2126, (1846 - 1895)
  • Born: 27 Jun 1846 in Caldwell Co., Kentucky.1,3,6
  • Married First: Sarah Elizabeth Summers 8 Nov 1865 in Livingston Co., Kentucky.7,8
  • Married Second: Sarah Martha McElevey 27 Jan 1880 in New Liberty, Pope Co., Illinois.4,1
  • Died: 16 Jul 1895.1,8,9
  • Buried: in Westwood Cemetery, Shawneetown, Gallatin Co., Illinois.8
Gideon also appears in our Family History Section where there is much more information about him.

Children with Sarah Martha McElevey:


  1. Alfred Willis Cobb, family history notes. In possession of author.
  2. Sarah Cobb, Certificate of Death, Department of Health, Division of Vital Statistics State of Ohio.
  3. Kentucky. Caldwell Co.. 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M432-194. Washington: National Archives.
  4. County Clerk. Return of Marriage to County Clerk. Gideon B. Cobb and Sarah M McElevy.
  5. Ruth Garrett Cobb, "The Cobb-Garrett Family History", typescript. 1964.
  6. Kentucky. Crittenden Co.. 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M653-363. Washington: National Archives.
  7. County Courthouse. Marriage license and return. G. B. Cobb and Elizabeth Summers.
  8. Online <>.
  9. Ohio. Hamilton Co.. 1900 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T623-1273. Washington: National Archives.
  10. Hamilton Co. Probate Court. Application for marriage license. Frank M. Cobb and Marritta Christopher, 158.
  11. "Ohio Marriages, 1800-1958." Online
  12. Spring Grove Cemetery and Arboretum, Cincinnati, Ohio, burial records.
  13. Aaron Barry Cobb, Certificate of Death, Bureau of Vital Statistics State of Ohio.