Wealthy Maria Cobb1,2,3

ID# 10182, (1819 - 1858)
FatherWilliam Cobb4,5 (25 Oct 1787 - 21 Sep 1826)
MotherLora Fitch4,5 (abt 1790 - 20 Dec 1871)

Key Events:

Birth: 29 Aug 1819, Monroe Co., New York6,7,8
Marriage: Leonard White, 18379,10,11
Death: 19 Sep 18586
Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie Co., New York12,13

Spouse:Leonard White (16 Nov 1810 - 31 Dec 1893)
     Children:

  • Arrestine B. White21,22 (abt 1839 - )
  • Julia A. White21,22 (abt 1843 - )
  • Lora Cobb White22,23 (abt 21 Apr 1850 - 1 Jun 1932)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Wealthy Maria Cobb was born on 29 Aug 1819 in Monroe Co., New York.6,7,8 She was baptized on 10 Jun 1821 in First Presbyterian Church, Rochester, New York.14
     Her father died on 21 Sep 1826, when Wealthy was 7 years old.15,16,17
     Wealthy married Leonard White in 1837.9,10,11
     Wealthy and Leonard settled in Michigan after their marriage. They returned to New York about 1846 with their two daughters.18 They appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, enumerated 1 Aug 1850. Their children Arrestine and Julia were listed as living with them, as were Grace Mald, age 21, and Jeanie, age 1 and apparently her daughter, and Samuel White, age 64 and perhaps his father.19
     Wealthy and Leonard appeared on the 1855 State Census of Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, enumerated 8 Jun 1855, reporting that they lived in a frame dwelling valued at $2,500. Their children Arrestine, Julia and Lora were listed as living with them, as were her sister Lora and two servants, Margarite Laney and Elizabeth Randall.20
     Wealthy died on 19 Sep 1858 at age 39.6 She was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, in the White lot.12,13

Citations

  1. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 61400497, Wealthy Maria White, includes tombstone photo showing same.
  2. [S2449] "Early Records from First Presbyterian Church, Rochester, NY", baptismal record, shows name as Wealty Mariah Cobb.
  3. [S7651] Leonard White household, 1855 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 9, shows name as Weltha M. Whilte.
  4. [S2449] "Early Records from First Presbyterian Church, Rochester, NY", baptismal record.
  5. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45.
  6. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 61400497, Wealthy Maria White, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  7. [S7652] L. White household, 1850 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York, shows age 29 and state.
  8. [S7651] Leonard White household, 1855 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 9, shows age 34 and county.
  9. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45, shows year.
  10. [S7651] Leonard White household, 1855 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 9, shows married.
  11. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 61400497, Wealthy Maria White, includes tombstone photo showing her as his wife.
  12. [S7723] Forest Lawn Cemetery, lot registers, sec. F, lot 17, L. & I. J. White.
  13. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 61400497, Wealthy Maria White, includes tombstone photo.
  14. [S2449] "Early Records from First Presbyterian Church, Rochester, NY."
  15. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 185.
  16. [S2446] "Died," The Rochester Telegraph, 17 Oct 1826, shows date, city, and state.
  17. [S2466] Peck, Semi-Centennial History of the City of Rochester, pg 383, shows he died in the summer of 1821. This seems to be in error, since a contemporary obituary shows his death in 1826, and pg 439 shows that William was involved in a land transaction on 27 Oct 1822.
  18. [S7651] Leonard White household, 1855 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 9, shows the parents and the two eldest children have lived in this city 9 years.
  19. [S7652] L. White household, 1850 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York.
  20. [S7651] Leonard White household, 1855 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 9.
  21. [S7652] L. White household, 1850 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  22. [S7651] Leonard White household, 1855 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 9, shows the girl as child of Weltha's husband.
  23. [S7726] Forest Lawn Cemetery, burial permit, Lora Cobb White Marvin, no. 61824, 3 Jun 1932.