Parolina M. Cobb1,2,3

ID# 15536, (1817 - 1890)
FatherCapt. Willard Cobb4,5,6 (17 Mar 1781 - 23 Jan 1855)
MotherAmy Allen4,5 (3 Dec 1778 - 27 Aug 1856)

Key Events:

Birth: 29 Jun 1817, Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont7,8,9
Marriage: William B. Street, Jul 185410,11
Death: 31 Jan 18908
Burial: Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa8

Spouse:William B. Street (12 Jul 1819 - 17 Mar 1899)
     Child:

  • Ida Maria Street18,19 (21 Nov 1856 - 22 Apr 1933)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Parolina M. Cobb was born on 29 Jun 1817 in Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont.7,8,9 She moved to Indiana with her parents by 1830. She was probably the female age 10 to 15 listed in the household of her father, Capt. Willard Cobb, in the 1830 Federal Census of Decatur Co., Indiana.12 She was probably one of the two females age 20 to 30 listed in the household of her father in the 1840 Federal Census of Decatur Co., Indiana.13 She appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Mahaska Co., Iowa, in the household of her parents.14
     Parolina married William B. Street, son of Gen. J. M. Street, in Jul 1854.10,11
     Parolina and William appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co., Iowa, enumerated 4 Jul 1860, reporting he owned real estate valued at $39,500 and personal estate of $500 and she owned $2,400 in real estate. Their daughter Ida was listed as living with them, as was her younger sister, Sarah.15
     She and William appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co., Iowa, enumerated 14 Jun 1870, reporting real estate valued at $19,100 and personal estate of $4,000. Their daughter Ida was listed as living with them, as was Sarah A. Myers, age 15, a servant, and Joseph W. Hopkins, age 45, a carpenter.16
     Parolina and William appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co., Iowa, at 320 Market St., enumerated 7 Jun 1880. Their daughter Ida was listed as living with them, as was W. A. Johnson, age 30, a hardware dealer.17
     Parolina died on 31 Jan 1890 at age 72.8 She was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Des Moines, Iowa, in a lot adjacent to those of her sisters Marietta and Sarah.8

Citations

  1. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 25, shows name as Parolina.
  2. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #30378017, Parolina Miami Cobb Street, includes photo of stone showing name as Parolina M. Cobb, wife of W. B. Street.
  3. [S2373] William B. Street household, 1870 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa, shows name as Caroline M. Street.
  4. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 25.
  5. [S2328] Willard Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  6. [S7467] The History of Mahaska County, Iowa, pg 601.
  7. [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.
  8. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #30378017, Parolina Miami Cobb Street, shows date, and includes photo of stone showing same.
  9. [S2328] Willard Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa, shows age 30 and state.
  10. [S7467] The History of Mahaska County, Iowa, pg 601, shows month and year.
  11. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #42036748, William B Street and memorial #30378017, Parolina Miami Cobb Street, show married, and include photo of stone showing same.
  12. [S2331] Willard Cob household, 1830 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  13. [S2327] Willard Cobb household, 1840 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  14. [S2328] Willard Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa.
  15. [S2333] William B. Street household, 1860 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa.
  16. [S2373] William B. Street household, 1870 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa.
  17. [S2374] William B. Street household, 1880 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa.
  18. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #30378026, Ida Maria Street, shows as their daughter, and includes photo of stone that shows same.
  19. [S2333] William B. Street household, 1860 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa, shows them apparently living as parent and child.