Wealthyann Cobb1,2,3,4

ID# 15543, (1798 - 1888)
FatherCapt. Joshua Cobb5,6 (16 Jul 1751 - bt 1820 - 1822)
MotherHannah Edgerton5,6 (8 Sep 1765 - )

Key Events:

Birth: 31 Jan 1798, Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont7,8,9
Marriage: Leman Andrus, 3 Nov 1816, Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont10,11,12
Death: 11 Aug 1888, Pendleton, New York13

Spouse:Leman Andrus (26 Apr 1797 - 3 Sep 1890)
     Children:

Based on the unidentified children present in the 1830 and 1840 censuses, it seems quite likely that Leman and Welthyan also had other children.
  • Emily Edgerton Andrus29 (9 Sep 1817 - 28 May 1837)
  • daughter Andrus29 (19 Aug 1818 - Dec 1818)
  • John Ives Andrus29 (26 Feb 1824 - 17 Mar 1904)
  • Thankful Cobb Andrus29,30 (17 Sep 1829 - )
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Wealthyann Cobb was born on 31 Jan 1798 in Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont.7,8,9 She was probably one of the two females under age 10 listed in the household of her father, Capt. Joshua Cobb, in the 1800 Federal Census of Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont.14 She was probably one of the two females age 10 to 16 listed in the household of her father in the 1810 Federal Census of Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont.15
     Wealthyann married Leman Andrus, son of Asa Andrus and Lucy Bushnell, on 3 Nov 1816 in Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont, with Rev. John Griswold officiating.10,11,12
     Wealthyann and Leman moved to Hebron, Washington Co., New York, just to the west of Pawlet, after their marriage.16 (See map.) Wealthyann was probably the female age 16 to 26 listed in the household of her husband, Leman Andrus, in the 1820 Federal Census of Hebron, Washington Co., New York.17
     By 1830 Wealthyann and Leman had moved to Almond, Allegany Co. in western New York. After that they seem to have moved regularly around the western part of the state, perhaps prompted by his ministerial calling.18,19,20,21 She was probably the female age 20 to 30 listed in the household of her husband in the 1830 Federal Census of Almond, Allegany Co., New York.22 She was probably the female age 40 to 50 listed in the household of her husband in the 1840 Federal Census of Pendleton, Niagara Co., New York.23
     Wealthyann and Leman appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Pendleton, Niagara Co., New York, enumerated 24 Sep 1850, reporting real estate valued at $6,000. Their daughter Thankful was listed as living with them.24 They appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Wirt, Allegany Co., New York, enumerated 28 Aug 1860, reporting real estate valued at $800 and personal estate of $400.25
     Wealthyann and Leman moved to Fayette Co., Illinois, between 1860 and 1870.26 Wealthyann and Leman appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of La Clede Twp., Fayette Co., Illinois, enumerated 16 Jun 1870, reporting real estate valued at $1,700 and personal estate of $150.27 She and Leman appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Farina, Fayette Co., Illinois, enumerated 3 Jun 1880.28
     Wealthyann died on 11 Aug 1888 in Pendleton, New York, at age 90.13

Citations

  1. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 185, birth record, shows only part of given name, "...hyan" with the rest lost at the damaged edge of the page; pg 152, marriage record, shows name as Welthyann.
  2. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 156, citing Pawlet Town Records, shows given name as Welthian.
  3. [S2405] Leman Andrus household, 1880 U.S. Census, Fayette Co., Illinois, shows name as Wealthy A. Andrus.
  4. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 44, shows name as Arthusa Cobb.
  5. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 185.
  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 185, shows date, with year as 1798. Absence of information about the place when other entries include the names of other places suggests a local birth.
  8. [S2636] Goodbell, "John Andrews of Ipswich," pg 209, shows date, with year as 1798, and town.
  9. [S2408] Leman Andrus household, 1850 U.S. Census, Niagara Co., New York, shows age 52 and state.
  10. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 152, shows date and officant.
  11. [S2636] Goodbell, "John Andrews of Ipswich," pg 209, shows date.
  12. [S2405] Leman Andrus household, 1880 U.S. Census, Fayette Co., Illinois, shows married.
  13. [S2636] Goodbell, "John Andrews of Ipswich," pg 209.
  14. [S581] Joshua Cobb household, 1800 U.S. Census, Rutland Co., Vermont.
  15. [S1521] Joshua Cobb household, 1810 U.S. Census, Rutland Co., Vermont.
  16. [S2410] Lyman Andrus household, 1820 U.S. Census, Washington Co., New York, shows him, and apparently her, in Hebron.
  17. [S2410] Lyman Andrus household, 1820 U.S. Census, Washington Co., New York.
  18. [S2411] Lyman Andrus household, 1830 U.S. Census, Allegany Co., New York, shows him, and apparently her, in Almond.
  19. [S2409] Leman Andrus household, 1840 U.S. Census, Niagara Co., New York, shows him, and apparently her, in Pendleton, Niagara Co.
  20. [S2408] Leman Andrus household, 1850 U.S. Census, Niagara Co., New York, shows him as a Baptish minister.
  21. [S2407] Leman Andus household, 1860 U.S. Census, Allegany Co., New York, shows them in Wirt, Allegany Co., and shows him as a preacher.
  22. [S2411] Lyman Andrus household, 1830 U.S. Census, Allegany Co., New York.
  23. [S2409] Leman Andrus household, 1840 U.S. Census, Niagara Co., New York.
  24. [S2408] Leman Andrus household, 1850 U.S. Census, Niagara Co., New York.
  25. [S2407] Leman Andus household, 1860 U.S. Census, Allegany Co., New York.
  26. [S2406] Leman Andrews household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fayette Co., Illinois, shows them in Fayette Co.
  27. [S2406] Leman Andrews household, 1870 U.S. Census, Fayette Co., Illinois.
  28. [S2405] Leman Andrus household, 1880 U.S. Census, Fayette Co., Illinois, shows post office, as Farnia, twp. as Laclede, county, and state.
  29. [S2636] Goodbell, "John Andrews of Ipswich," pg 210.
  30. [S2408] Leman Andrus household, 1850 U.S. Census, Niagara Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.