Sophia Maria Cobb1,2,3

ID# 1523, (1823 - 1859)
FatherJohn Cobb4 (6 Apr 1786 - abt 1834)
MotherSarah Story Briscoe4 (17 Aug 1787 - 30 Nov 1843)

Key Events:

Birth: 1823, Kentucky5,6
Marriage: William Cook, 13 Jul 1844, Caldwell Co., Kentucky5,7,8
Death: 1859, Columbus, Kentucky4

Spouse: William Cook (1815 - 1872)
     Children:

  • Thomas Cook12 (abt 1845 - )
  • John Briscoe Cook4,12 (1847 - 1938)
  • Isaac R. Cook12 (abt Oct 1849 - )
  • Otis Cook13 (abt 1853 - )
  • Ella Cook13 (abt 1855 - )
  • William Cook13 (abt 1853 - )
  • Richard E. Cook14 (abt Oct 1859 - )
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Sophia Maria Cobb was born in 1823 in Kentucky.5,6 She was probably the female age 5 to 10 listed in the household of her father, John Cobb, in the 1830 Federal Census of Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.9
     Sophia married William Cook, son of Elizabeth [surname unknown], on 13 Jul 1844 in Caldwell Co., Kentucky.5,7,8
     Sophia and William Cook appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Hickman Co., Kentucky, enumerated 21 Aug 1850, reporting real estate valued at $2000, and one female slave, age 17. Their children Thomas, John and Isaac were listed as living with them, as was his brother Richard E. Cook.10,11
     Sophia died in 1859 in Columbus, Kentucky.4

Citations

  1. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, shows name as Sophia Maria Cobb.
  2. [S854] William Cook household, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows name as Sophia M. Cook.
  3. [S1184] "Kentucky 1851-1900 Marriage Index," Genealogy.com, record for C. C. Cobb and Louiza B. Long, citing FHL films 0558428 - 0558430, 0559304 - 0559312, 1914920.
  4. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998.
  5. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, shows year.
  6. [S854] William Cook household, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows age 27 and state.
  7. [S854] William Cook household, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows them living apparently as husband and wife.
  8. [S847] "Marriage Index: KY, NC, TN, VA, WV 1728-1850," Genealogy.com, record for Sophia M. Cobb and William Cook, viewed 4 Jul 2005, citing FHL films no. 0546371 & 0548011 - 0548024, shows date, county, and state.
  9. [S1787] John Cobb household, 1830 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  10. [S854] William Cook household, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky.
  11. [S855] William Cook, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.
  12. [S854] William Cook household, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows them living apparently as parent and child.
  13. [S856] Elizabeth Cook household, 1860 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows the child living with William apparently as parent and child, in the grandmother's household, and Deborah's record shows Sophia died after the child's birth.
  14. [S856] Elizabeth Cook household, 1860 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows the child living with William apparently as parent and child, in the grandmother's household, and Deborah's record shows Sophia died about the date of the child's birth, perhaps in childbirth.