- Born: in Halifax Co., North Carolina.1,2
- Married: Martha Norfleet in Edgecomb Co., North Carolina.1,2,3
- Died: in Tunersville, Tennessee.1
Children with Martha Norfleet:
- Deborah Anne Cobb Freeman. Family file "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, by e-mail 31 Jul 1998.
- W. P. Titus, Picturesque Clarksville, Past and Present - A History of the City of Hills. Clarksville, Tennessee: n.pub., 1887: reprint by Ann E. Alley and Ursula S. Beach, 1973.
- Frederick A. Varkus, editor, The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy, First Families of America. 7 vols. Chicago: n.pub., 1925-1942. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1968.