Capt. Robert Linah Cobb1,2,3,4

ID# 426, (1840 - 1895)
  • Born: 5 Mar 1840 in Cumberland Iron Works, Stewart Co., Tennessee.1,3,8,9
  • Married: Virginia Adelaide Tuck 3 Jan 1877 in Shelby Co., Tennessee.10,9,11
  • Died: 2 Jun 1895 in Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee.9,1,8
  • Buried: 4 Jun 1895 in Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Tennessee.8,12
Robert also appears in our Family History Section where there is much more information about him.

Children with Virginia Adelaide Tuck:


  1. Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers. Vol. XXXVI. New York: the society, 1897,. [Dec 1896]
  2. "Sudden Death of Dr. Joshua Cobb While Discharging His Duty as a Member of County Court, at the Court House, Yesterday." The Courier-Journal. Louisville, Kentucky, 8 Apr 1879.
  3. Tennessee. Stewart Co.. 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M432-896. Washington: National Archives.
  4. Arkansas. Pulaski Co.. 1880 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication T9-54. Washington: National Archives.
  5. "Death of Dr. Cobb." The Chronicle. Clarksville, Tennessee, 12 Apr 1879.
  6. "Death of Mrs. Cobb." Semi-Weekly Tobacco Leaf. Clarksville, Tennessee, 9 Dec 1890.
  7. W. P. Titus, Picturesque Clarksville, Past and Present - A History of the City of Hills. Clarksville, Tennessee:, 1887: reprint by Ann E. Alley and Ursula S. Beach, 1973.
  8. Clarksville, Tennessee. Greenwood Cemetery. R. L. Cobb grave marker.
  9. "Capt. R. L. Cobb Dead." Daily Tobacco Leaf. Clarksville, Tennessee, 3 Jun 1895.
  10. Shelby County Register of Deeds. Marriage bond. Robert L. Cobb and Jennie A. Tuck.
  11. Virginia Adelaide (Tuck) Cobb, silver serving piece with twelve small spoons. Currently held by Nancy Fenker Reigel, Boone, North Carolina.
  12. "Springfield, Ohio Directories, 1890-94." Online
  13. "Local News." Semi-Weekly Tobacco Leaf. Clarksville, Tennessee, 4 May 1886.
  14. Deborah Anne Cobb Freeman. Family file "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, by e-mail 31 Jul 1998.
  15. Robt L. Cobb Jr., Record of Births in Little Rock, Pulaski County, Arkansas.
  16. Dr. Robert Linah Cobb, Certificate of Death, State of Tennessee Department of Public Health.