Margaret Sherill Cobb1,2,3

ID# 10116, (1825 - 1867)
FatherGideon Cobb4,5 (26 Jun 1791 - Aug 1864)
MotherRoxana Worden4,5 (4 Mar 1794 - 21 Apr 1863)

Key Events:

Birth: 1825, Monroe Co., New York6,7,8
Marriage: John Wheelock Adams, 18536,9,10
Death: 19 Nov 186711,6,12
Burial: 22 Nov 1867, Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, New York13

Spouse:John Wheelock Adams (3 Jun 1815 - 5 Jun 1897)
     No children

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Margaret Sherill Cobb was born in 1825 in Monroe Co., New York.6,7,8 Margaret and James were twins.14,4
     She was probably the female under age 5 listed in the household of her father, Gideon Cobb, in the 1830 Federal Census of Brighton, Monroe Co., New York.15 She appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Brighton, Monroe Co., New York, in the household of her parents, Gideon Cobb and Roxana Worden.16
     Margaret married John Wheelock Adams, son of John Wheelock and Penelope Comee, in 1853.6,9,10
     Margaret and John appeared on the 1855 State Census of Rochester, Monroe Co., New York, enumerated 16 Jun 1855, in the boarding house of D. M. Hall and his three children, with seven other boarders and a servant.17
     Margaret and John appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Rochester, Monroe Co., New York, enumerated 4 Aug 1860, reporting real estate valued at $2,000. Mortimer Adams, age 10, relationship unknown, Anna Pratt, age 23, a niece, and Jenny Shaw, an 18-year-old servant, were listed as living with them.18
     Margaret and John appeared on the 1865 State Census of Rochester, Monroe Co., Massachusetts, enumerated 5 Jun 1865, reporting they lived in a frame house valued at $2,500. His mother was listed as living with them, as were Anna Pratt, a niece, and Hattie Scamp, a 16-year-old servant.19
     Margaret was living on N. St. Paul St., at the time of death.13
     Margaret died on 19 Nov 1867.11,6,12 She was buried on 22 Nov 1867 in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, New York.13

Citations

  1. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 46, shows name as Margaret Sherill Cobb.
  2. [S2467] Kling, "Gideon Cobb (1791-1864)," shows name as Sharill Margaret.
  3. [S2608] "Tombstone Inscriptions from Section I - Mt. Hope Cemetery," GenWeb Monroe County NY, shows name as M. Sherill Cobb, wife of John W. Adams.
  4. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 46.
  5. [S2458] Gideon Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 46, shows year.
  7. [S2458] Gideon Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows age 24 and state.
  8. [S7811] John W. Adams household, 1865 New York State Census, Monroe Co., New York, Rochester ward 14, shows age 39 and county.
  9. [S7815] D. M. Hall household, 1855 New York State Census, Monroe Co., New York, Rochester ward 4, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S7810] John W. Adams household, 1860 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  11. [S2608] "Tombstone Inscriptions from Section I - Mt. Hope Cemetery," GenWeb Monroe County NY, shows date.
  12. [S2444] Mount Hope Cemetery, burial records, Aug 1860 to Dec 1881 - Ad, shows she was interred 22 Nov 1867.
  13. [S2444] Mount Hope Cemetery, burial records, Aug 1860 to Dec 1881 - Ad.
  14. [S2467] Kling, "Gideon Cobb (1791-1864),."
  15. [S2462] Gideon Cobb household, 1830 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York.
  16. [S2458] Gideon Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York.
  17. [S7815] D. M. Hall household, 1855 New York State Census, Monroe Co., New York, Rochester ward 4.
  18. [S7810] John W. Adams household, 1860 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York.
  19. [S7811] John W. Adams household, 1865 New York State Census, Monroe Co., New York, Rochester ward 14.