Cornelia Mary Cobb1,2,3

ID# 14680, (1869 - 1953)
FatherMaj. Robert H. Cobb4,5,6 (May 1836 - 20 Jul 1914)
MotherSarah Virginia Walker5,7 (31 Oct 1844 - 12 Jul 1927)

Key Events:

Birth: 18 Dec 1869, Mississippi8,9,10
Marriage: Albert Sidney Stinnett, 31 Jan 1893, Wichita Co., Texas2,11,12
Death: 14 Dec 1953, Los Angeles Co., California3

Spouse:Albert Sidney Stinnett (7 Apr 1863 - 5 Jan 1935)
     Children:

  • Felice Stinnett20,21,22 (23 Mar 1895 - 1 Jul 1960)
  • Daphne Stinnett23,22 (23 Mar 1895 - 23 Apr 1979)
  • Walker W. F. Stinnett24 (Dec 1899 - bef 1910)
  • Francis Beaumont Stinnett25,26 (4 Nov 1902 - 14 Dec 1974)
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont
The Linah Mims - Rebecca Davis Family

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Cornelia Mary Cobb was born on 18 Dec 1869 in Mississippi.8,9,10 She moved to Paducah, Kentucky, about 1870 with her parents. She appeared with her parents on the 1870 Federal Census of Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky, in the household of Robert Livingston Cobb and Cornelia Barbour Mims, her father's parents.13 She appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky, in the household of her parents, Maj. Robert H. Cobb and Virginia Walker.6
     She moved to Wichita Falls, Texas, in 1884 with her parents.4
     Cornelia married Albert Sidney Stinnett, son of William H. Stinnett and Mary Clay Corums, on 31 Jan 1893 in Wichita Co., Texas.2,11,12
     Cornelia and Sid Stinnett appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Ft. Worth, Tarrant Co., Texas, enumerated 5 Jun 1900, reporting the family was renting it's home. Their children Felice, Daphne and Walker were listed as living with them, as was her sister, Virginia.14
     Cornelia and Sid moved their family from Ft. Worth to Amarillo in 1905.15 They appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas, at 603 Pierce St., enumerated 20 Apr 1910, reporting that they owned their home, free of mortgage. Their children Felice, Daphne and Francis were listed as living with them, as was her sister, Ethel.16
     Cornelia and Sid appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas, at 1701 Jackson, enumerated 15 Jan 1920, reporting they owned their home, free of mortgage. Their children Felice and Francis were listed as living with them, as are two servants, a 29-year old woman, Addie Berry, and a 57-year old German, Ernest Conrad.17
     Cornelia and Sid appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Amarillo, Potter Co., Texas, enumerated 3 Apr 1930, reporting that they owned a home valued at $40,000, and did not own a radio. Their daughter Felice was listed as living with them.18
     Cornelia appeared on the 1940 Federal Census of Kilgore, Gregg Co., Texas, in the household of her daughter Felice and her husband J. Rex Stegall, reporting that she had lived in the same house in 1935.19
     Cornelia died on 14 Dec 1953 in Los Angeles Co., California, at age 83.3

Citations

  1. [S628] Robert L. Cobb household, 1870 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows name as Cornelia Cobb.
  2. [S64] International Genealogical Index, record for Cornilia Mary Cobb marriage, citing FHL film #1412934 item 4, Wichita Co. Texas marriage records, v.1.
  3. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Cornelia Mary Stinnett.
  4. [S3018] "Major Robert Cobb Dies," The Dallas Morning News, 21 Jul 1914.
  5. [S628] Robert L. Cobb household, 1870 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows her in the household of Robert L. and Cornelia, apparently the child of Virginia but not clear which son is the father.
  6. [S1668] Robert Cobb household, 1880 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky.
  7. [S1668] Robert Cobb household, 1880 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows the child as the daughter of Virginia's husband.
  8. [S885] "California Death Index, 1940-1997," Ancestry.com, record for Cornelia Mary Stinnett, shows date, with year as 1868, and state, as Kentucky.
  9. [S628] Robert L. Cobb household, 1870 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows age 6/12, month, and state, as Mississippi.
  10. [S1668] Robert Cobb household, 1880 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows age 10 and state, as Mississippi.
  11. [S955] Albert S. Stinnett household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tarrant Co., Texas, shows married, 7 years.
  12. [S3098] Stinnett household, 1910 U.S. Census, Potter Co., Texas, shows married 17 years.
  13. [S628] Robert L. Cobb household, 1870 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky.
  14. [S955] Albert S. Stinnett household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tarrant Co., Texas.
  15. [S3192] Anderson, "Stinnett, Albert Sidney", shows married.
  16. [S3098] Stinnett household, 1910 U.S. Census, Potter Co., Texas.
  17. [S953] A. S. Stinnett household, 1920 U.S. Census, Potter Co., Texas.
  18. [S3095] Albert C. Stinnett household, 1930 U.S. Census, Potter Co., Texas.
  19. [S5349] J. Rex Stegall household, 1940 U.S. Census, Gregg Co., Texas.
  20. [S3097] Felice S. Stegall, Certificate of Death.
  21. [S955] Albert S. Stinnett household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tarrant Co., Texas, shows Felice as the daughter of Cornelia's husband, and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  22. [S3098] Stinnett household, 1910 U.S. Census, Potter Co., Texas, shows the girl as daughter of Corrie's husband, and the parents having been married longer than the age of the child.
  23. [S955] Albert S. Stinnett household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tarrant Co., Texas, shows Daphnie as the daughter of Cornelia's husband, and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  24. [S955] Albert S. Stinnett household, 1900 U.S. Census, Tarrant Co., Texas, shows him as the son of her husband, and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  25. [S3096] Francis Beaumont Stinnett, Certificate of Death.
  26. [S953] A. S. Stinnett household, 1920 U.S. Census, Potter Co., Texas, shows him as the son of her husband.