Irene Gracey Cobb1,2,3

ID# 11, (1879 - 1886)
FatherCapt. Robert Linah Cobb4,5,6 (5 Mar 1840 - 2 Jun 1895)
MotherVirginia Adelaide Tuck4,5,7 (14 Nov 1848 - 17 May 1886)

Key Events:

Birth: 17 Sep 1879, Arkansas8,9
Death: 25 Apr 1886, San Antonio, Texas10,11
Burial: Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee12
ChartsDescendants of Dr. Davis Green Tuck
Descendants of David Dutt/Toot
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont
The Tuck Family
The Dutt/Toot Family
The Linah Mims - Rebecca Davis Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     
Irene Cobb
from painting by J. T. Poindexter
Irene Gracey Cobb was born on 17 Sep 1879 in Arkansas.8,9 She appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Little Rock, Pulaski Co., Arkansas, in the household of her parents, Capt. Robert Linah Cobb and Virginia Adelaide Tuck.6
     In 1885, a year before her death, James Thomas Poindexter, a noted portrait artist from Eddyville, Kentucky, her paternal grandfather's hometown, painted a full-length portrait of her.
     Irene died on 25 Apr 1886 in San Antonio, Texas, at age 6.10,11 She was buried in Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee.12
     Her mother died on 17 May 1886, when Irene was 6 years old.13,14
     Her father died on 2 Jun 1895, when Irene was 15 years old.15,16,17

Citations

  1. [S1018] "Local News," Semi-Weekly Tobacco Leaf, 4 May 1886, shows name as Irene Gracey Cobb.
  2. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, shows name as Irene Cobb.
  3. [S390] R. L. Cobb household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pulaski Co., Arkansas, shows name as Irene Cobb.
  4. [S1018] "Local News," Semi-Weekly Tobacco Leaf, 4 May 1886.
  5. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998.
  6. [S390] R. L. Cobb household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pulaski Co., Arkansas.
  7. [S390] R. L. Cobb household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pulaski Co., Arkansas, shows Irene as the daughter of Jennie's husband.
  8. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, shows date, with month as Sep.
  9. [S390] R. L. Cobb household, 1880 U.S. Census, Pulaski Co., Arkansas, shows age 9 months, born in Aug, and state.
  10. [S1018] "Local News," Semi-Weekly Tobacco Leaf, 4 May 1886, shows Sunday afternoon, 25 Apr, city, and state.
  11. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, shows date.
  12. [S1018] "Local News," Semi-Weekly Tobacco Leaf, 4 May 1886, shows cemetery.
  13. [S1020] "Local News," Semi-Weekly Tobacco Leaf, 18 May 1886, shows "yesterday," cause of death, place as Capt. Gracey's, and that she had been staying there since the death of Irene.
  14. [S4415] Jennie Tuck Cobb grave marker, Greenwood Cemetery, shows date.
  15. [S1024] "Capt. R. L. Cobb Dead," Daily Tobacco Leaf, 3 Jun 1895, shows "yesterday about 12:30 o'clock p.m." at the residence of his sister and cause of death.
  16. [S2305] Transactions of the American Society of Civil Engineers, pg 546, shows he had an attack of grip from which he never recovered, and died 2 Jun at his early home in Clarksville.
  17. [S4413] R. L. Cobb grave marker, Greenwood Cemetery, shows date.