Marina Turner Bryan1,2,3

ID# 71, (1811 - 1890)
  • Born: 18 Mar 1811 in Robertson Co., Tennessee.6,7,4
  • Married First: William Hillard Dortch 21 Nov 1827.4,1,3
  • Married Second: Dr. Joshua Cobb 18 Jan 1843 in Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee.2,8,4
  • Died: 7 Dec 1890 in Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee.4,7
  • Buried: 9 Dec 1890 in City Cemetery, Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee.7,4
Marina also appears in our Family History Section where there is much more information about her.

Children with William Hillard Dortch:

Children with Dr. Joshua Cobb:


  1. Frederick A. Varkus, editor, The Abridged Compendium of American Genealogy, First Families of America. 7 vols. Chicago:, 1925-1942. Reprint, Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1968.
  2. 350 Padget Lane, Clarksville, Tennessee Montgomery County Archives Marriage Register.
  3. 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.
  4. "Death of Mrs. Cobb." Semi-Weekly Tobacco Leaf. Clarksville, Tennessee, 9 Dec 1890.
  5. The National Cyclopaedia of American Biography, being the History of the United States as Illustrated in the Lives of the Founders, Builders, and Defenders of the Republic.... Vol III. New York: James T. White & Company, 1900.
  6. Judith Kilbury-Cobb. "RE: Cobb Ancestry." E-mail message. 15 Jun 2001.
  7. Clarksville, Tennessee. Riverside Cemetery. Marina T. Cobb grave marker.
  8. Deborah Anne Cobb Freeman. Family file "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, by e-mail 31 Jul 1998.
  9. "Death of Dr. Cobb." The Chronicle. Clarksville, Tennessee, 12 Apr 1879.
  10. Tennessee. Stewart Co.. 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M432-896. Washington: National Archives.
  11. Tennessee. Montgomery Co.. 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M653-1266. Washington: National Archives.
  12. Clarksville, Tennessee. Riverside Cemetery. Mary Aurrelia Tabscott grave marker.
  13. Presidents, Soldiers, Statesmen, Giving the Lives of the Presidents, with Portraits and Autographs, Sketches of the Signers of the Declaration of Independence.... Vol II. New York, Toledo, and Chicago: H. H. Hardesty, 1895.
  14. Jennie Cobb Williams, Certificate of Death, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health.
  15. Sallie West Stewart, Certificate of Death, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania Department of Health.
  16. Patty Davis. Folk Finders: Tombstone Transcriptions and Old News. Online <…>.