Abiah Cobb1,2,3

ID# 15538, (1785 - )
FatherCapt. Joshua Cobb4,5 (16 Jul 1751 - bt 1820 - 1822)
MotherHannah Edgerton4,6 (8 Sep 1765 - )

Key Events:

Birth: 23 May 1785, Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont7,8
Marriage: Enoch Reed, 5 Dec 1805, Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont9,10,11

Spouse:Enoch Reed (about 1782 - 1860)
     Children:

Given the number of unidentified children in the 1820, 1830, and 1840 census, it seems likely that Enoch and Abiah had additional children beyond the two sons listed here.
  • Curtis Reed19 ( - a 1867)
  • Simeon Reed19,20 (17 May 1810 - 19 Sep 1872)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Abiah Cobb was born on 23 May 1785 in Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont.7,8 She was probably one of the five females listed in the household of her father, Capt. Joshua Cobb, in the 1790 Federal Census of Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont.12 She was probably one of the three females age 10 to 15 listed in the household of her father, Capt. Joshua Cobb, in the 1800 Federal Census of Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont.13
     Abiah married Enoch Reed, son of Simeon Reed and Abial Rice, on 5 Dec 1805 in Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont, with Rev. John Griswold officiating.9,10,11
     After their marriage, Abiah and Enoch moved to Moriah, in Essex Co., New York, just across the state line from Vermont.14 (See map.) Abiah was probably the female age 26 to 45 listed in the household of her husband, Enoch, in the 1820 Federal Census of Moriah, Essex Co., New York.15 She was probably the female age 40 to 50 listed in the household of her husband in the 1830 Federal Census of Moriah, Essex Co., New York.16 She was probably the female age 50 to 60 listed in the household of her husband in the 1840 Federal Census of Moriah, Essex Co., New York.17
     Abiah and Enoch appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Moriah, Essex Co., New York, enumerated 24 Jul 1850. Listed with them are James, age 31, Rhoda, age 22, Almira, age 44, and Emerette, age 16, all with surname Reed, but their relationship is unknown.18

Citations

  1. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 38, birth record, pg 131, marriage record, show name as Abiah Cobb.
  2. [S1171] Hollister, Pawlet for One Hundred Years, pg 229, shows name as Adial, da. of Joshua Cobb.
  3. [S2418] Enoch Reed household, 1850 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York, shows name as Abiah Reed.
  4. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 38, birth record.
  5. [S1171] Hollister, Pawlet for One Hundred Years, pg 229.
  6. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 156, citing Pawlet Town Records.
  7. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 38, shows date. Since other entries show other places, it appears the absence of a place entry indicates a local birth.
  8. [S2418] Enoch Reed household, 1850 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York, shows age 65 and state.
  9. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 131, marriage record.
  10. [S1171] Hollister, Pawlet for One Hundred Years, pg 229, shows married.
  11. [S2418] Enoch Reed household, 1850 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  12. [S1778] Joshua Cobb household, 1790 U.S. Census, Rutland Co., Vermont.
  13. [S581] Joshua Cobb household, 1800 U.S. Census, Rutland Co., Vermont.
  14. [S2421] Enoch Reed household, 1820 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York, shows him, and apparently her, in Moriah.
  15. [S2421] Enoch Reed household, 1820 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York.
  16. [S2420] Enoch Reed household, 1830 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York.
  17. [S2419] Enoch Reed household, 1840 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York.
  18. [S2418] Enoch Reed household, 1850 U.S. Census, Essex Co., New York.
  19. [S1171] Hollister, Pawlet for One Hundred Years, pg 229, shows him as the son of her husband.
  20. [S1060] Edgerton Genealogy Database, online.