Marietta Cobb1,2,3

ID# 15532, (1808 - 1904)
FatherCapt. Willard Cobb4 (17 Mar 1781 - 23 Jan 1855)
MotherAmy Allen4 (3 Dec 1778 - 27 Aug 1856)

Key Events:

Birth: 18 Dec 1808, Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont5,6,7
Marriage: William S. Dart, 22 Aug 1833, Decatur Co., Indiana8,9
Death: 5 Feb 190410
Burial: Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa11

Spouse:William S. Dart (about 1800 - )
     Children:

  • Webster T. Dart22,23 (abt 1839 - )
  • Eliza E. Dart22,23,24 (1 Jan 1844 - 11 Mar 1930)
  • George A. Dart22 (abt 1848 - bef 1860)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Marietta Cobb was born on 18 Dec 1808 in Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont.5,6,7 She was probably one of the two females under age 10 listed in the household of her father, Capt. Willard Cobb, in the 1810 Federal Census of Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont.12 She was probably the female age 10 to 16 listed in the household of her father in the 1820 Federal Census of Wells, Rutland Co., Vermont.13
     She moved to Indiana with her parents by 1830. She was probably the female age 20 to 30 listed in the household of her father in the 1830 Federal Census of Decatur Co., Indiana.14
     Marietta married William S. Dart on 22 Aug 1833 in Decatur Co., Indiana.8,9
     She was probably the female age 30 to 40 listed in the household of her husband, William S. Dart, in the 1840 Federal Census of Henry Co., Iowa Territory.15
     Marietta and William appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co., Iowa, enumerated 15 Aug 1850, reporting real estate valued at $4,000. Their children Webster, Eliza and George were listed as living with them, as was Lewis Folk, age 21.16
     She and William appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co., Iowa, enumerated 27 Jun 1860, reporting real estate valued at $15,000 and personal estate of $4,00. Their children Webster and Eliza were listed as living with them.17
     Marietta and William appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa, enumerated 20 Jul 1870, reporting real estate valued at $20,000 and personal estate of $6,000. Their daughter Eliza, her husband, and their children are shown as living in the same building.18
     Marietta, and William appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa, in the household of Joseph A. Ankeney and Eliza E. Dart, their daughter and her husband.19
     Marietta appeared on the 1895 State Census of Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa, in the household of her older sister Sarah.20 She appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Ankona, Brevard Co., Florida, in the household of Joseph and Eliza.21
     Marietta died on 5 Feb 1904 at age 95.10 She was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa, in a lot adjacent to those of her daughter Eliza and her family, and her sisters Sarah and Parolina.11

Citations

  1. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 25, shows name as Mariett Cobb.
  2. [S1105] "Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941," Ancestry.com, record for Marietta Cobb and William S. Dart, citing FHL films #1516965 & 1516616.
  3. [S2233] Paul and Parks, History of Wells, Vermont, pg 79, shows name as Marietta.
  4. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 25.
  5. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 25, shows date. Since other entries show other places, it appears the absence of a place entry indicates a local birth.
  6. [S2366] William S. Dart household, 1850 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa, shows age 41 and state.
  7. [S2372] Joseph A. Ankeny household, 1900 U.S. Census, Brevard Co., Florida, shows month, year, age 91, and state.
  8. [S1105] "Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941," Ancestry.com, record for Marietta Cobb and William S. Dart, citing FHL films #1516965 & 1516616, shows date and county.
  9. [S2366] William S. Dart household, 1850 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #33834294, Marietta Cobb Dart, shows date as 1 Feb 1901, but includes photo of stone showing date as 5 Feb 1904.
  11. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #33834294, Marietta Cobb Dart.
  12. [S2330] Willard Cobb household, 1810 U.S. Census, Rutland Co., Vermont.
  13. [S2329] Willard Cobb household, 1820 U.S. Census, Rutland Co., Vermont.
  14. [S2331] Willard Cob household, 1830 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  15. [S2371] Wm. S. Dart household, 1840 U.S. Census, Henry Co., Iowa Territory.
  16. [S2366] William S. Dart household, 1850 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa.
  17. [S2367] Wm. S. Dart household, 1860 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa.
  18. [S2368] William S. Dart household, 1870 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa.
  19. [S2370] Joseph A. Ankeney household, 1880 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa.
  20. [S5077] Sarah E. Crosthwait household, 1895 Iowa State Census, Polk Co., Iowa, Des Moines.
  21. [S2372] Joseph A. Ankeny household, 1900 U.S. Census, Brevard Co., Florida.
  22. [S2366] William S. Dart household, 1850 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  23. [S2367] Wm. S. Dart household, 1860 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  24. [S2370] Joseph A. Ankeney household, 1880 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa, shows Marietta as the mother-in-law of Eliza's husband.