Lora Fitch1,2,3

ID# 15561, (abt 1790 - 1871)
FatherBenjamin Fitch4

Key Events:

Birth: about 1790, Vermont5,6,7,8
Marriage: William Cobb, 6 Apr 1809, Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont9,10
Death: 20 Dec 187111
Burial: Woodland Cemetery, Monroe, Monroe Co., Michigan12

Spouse:William Cobb (25 Oct 1787 - 21 Sep 1826)
     Children:

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Lora Fitch was born about 1790 in Vermont.5,6,7,8
     Lora married William Cobb, son of John Cobb and Mary Fuller, on 6 Apr 1809 in Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont.9,10
     Lora and William moved to Vernon, Oneida Co., New York, before 1812. His younger brother, Gideon joined them there.13,14,15 (See map.) William and Lora moved to Rochester, New York, about 1813.16,17,18
     Her husband died on 21 Sep 1826 in Louisville, Kentucky, while working on a mill there.19,20,21
     Lora was probably the female age 40 to 50 appearing on the 1840 Federal Census of Rochester, Monroe Co., New York, in the household of William Ingersol Hanford, husband of her daughter Julia.22
     Lora appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Rochester, Monroe Co., New York, in the household of her William and Julia. Her youngest daughter, Lora as also living with them.23
     Lora moved to Michigan, where her daughter Abigail and her family were living, before 1860. Lora appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Monroe, Monroe Co., Michigan, in the household of her daughter Abigail and her husband, Charles Greene Johnson.24 Lora appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Monroe, Monroe Co., Michigan, in the household of Abigail and Charles.25
     Lora died on 20 Dec 1871.11 She was buried in Woodland Cemetery, Monroe, Monroe Co., Michigan, in the plot of her daughter Abigail and her husband.12

Citations

  1. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 146, shows name as Lora Fitch.
  2. [S7650] Wm. I. Hanford household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows name as Lora Cobb.
  3. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45, shows name as Lora Fitch.
  4. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45.
  5. [S7650] Wm. I. Hanford household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows age 59 and state.
  6. [S7693] Charles Johnson household, 1860 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Michigan, shows age 65 and state.
  7. [S7696] Charles G. Johnson household, 1870 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Michigan, shows age 73 and state.
  8. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 92884627, Lora Cobb, shows age 81 at death 20 Dec 1871 and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  9. [S862] Births, Marriages and Deaths, Pawlet, Vermont, 1768-1856, pg 146, shows date.
  10. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45, shows married.
  11. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 92884627, Lora Cobb, shows date includes tombstone photo showing same.
  12. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 92884627, Lora Cobb, includes tombstone photo and note that stone is in the Johnson plot.
  13. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 185, shows he moved west, living in Amsterdam, Rochester, and Vienna, New York.
  14. [S2467] Kling, "Gideon Cobb (1791-1864)," shows William and Gideon returned to Vernon after their trip to Aurora.
  15. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45, shows he removed to Rome, Oneida Co., N. Y., thence to Rochester.
  16. [S2467] Kling, "Gideon Cobb (1791-1864)," citing 31 Sep 1847 remarks by Gideon, shows year and describes conditions.
  17. [S2453] [W. H. McIntosh], History of Monroe County, New York, pg 74, shows he arrived in Rochester in 1813.
  18. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 186, shows he moved to Rochester about 1817.
  19. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 185.
  20. [S2446] "Died," The Rochester Telegraph, 17 Oct 1826, shows date, city, and state.
  21. [S2466] Peck, Semi-Centennial History of the City of Rochester, pg 383, shows he died in the summer of 1821. This seems to be in error, since a contemporary obituary shows his death in 1826, and pg 439 shows that William was involved in a land transaction on 27 Oct 1822.
  22. [S7673] William Hanford household, 1840 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York.
  23. [S7650] Wm. I. Hanford household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York.
  24. [S7693] Charles Johnson household, 1860 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Michigan.
  25. [S7696] Charles G. Johnson household, 1870 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., Michigan.
  26. [S7671] Golding, Descendants of Rev. Thomas Hanford, 1:109.
  27. [S2449] "Early Records from First Presbyterian Church, Rochester, NY", baptismal record.
  28. [S4320] Return of Deaths,, Monroe Co., 1891, pg 297, no. 34, Abby Cobb Johnson.