Aurelia Skinner Cobb1,2,3

ID# 1573, (1819 - 1910)
FatherGideon Dyer Cobb4,5,6 (11 Sep 1773 - 1 Mar 1834)
MotherModena Chittenden Clark4,5,6 (4 Oct 1779 - 7 Oct 1837)

Key Events:

Birth: 17 Oct 1819, Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky7,8,9
Marriage: Dr. William Dodd Kirkpatrick, 29 Jan 1850, Caldwell Co., Kentucky10,11,12
Death: 10 Mar 1910, Mullen, Mills Co., Texas13,9
Burial: Oakview Cemetery, Mullen, Mills Co., Texas3

Spouse:Dr. William Dodd Kirkpatrick (26 Nov 1819 - 19 Jun 1901)
     Children:

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     
Aurelia Skinner Cobb
Aurelia Skinner Cobb was born on 17 Oct 1819 in Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.7,8,9 She was probably one of the two females under age 10 listed in the household of her father, Gideon Dyer Cobb, in the 1820 Federal Census of Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.14 She was probably the female age 10 to 15 listed in the household of her father in the 1830 Federal Census of Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.15
     She was possibly one of the two females age 20 to 30 appearing on the 1840 Federal Census of Caldwell Co., Kentucky, in the household of George M. Marshall, husband of her sister Persis.16
     Aurelia married Dr. William Dodd Kirkpatrick, son of James Kirkpatrick and Jane Dodd, on 29 Jan 1850 in Caldwell Co., Kentucky.10,11,12
     Aurelia and Dr. William Dodd Kirkpatrick appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of District No. 1, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, enumerated 28 Aug 1850, reporting real estate of $100. Her sister's daughter, Aurelia J. Hallick, is listed as living with them. There are also two slaves listed, age 1 and 19.17,18
     Aurelia and William appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Fredonia, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, enumerated 9 Aug 1860, reporting real estate valued at $4500 and personal estate of $9200, and living nearby his father and step-mother. Their children James, Moses and William were listed as living with them, as were four slaves, ranging in age from 5 to 48.19,20
     Aurelia and William appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Fredonia, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, in the household of his father, James Kirkpatrick, with their sons Moses and William.21
     Aurelia received a distribution of $44 from the estate of her brother Gideon, as reported in thesettlement report for the estate, which was filed 17 Nov 1873.22
     Aurelia and William appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Fredonia, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, enumerated 23 Jun 1880. Their sons Moses and William were listed as living with them.23
     Aurelia and William moved to Mills Co., Texas, after 1880 with their son James, and their son Moses and his family did so as well. Aurelia and William appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Mills Co., Texas, enumerated 13 Jun 1900, reporting that they owned their home, free of mortgage. Their son James was listed as living with them, as was Annie E. Anderson, an 18-year-old servant. They were living close by their son Moses and his family, who were the preceding family listed in the census record.24
     Aurelia died on 10 Mar 1910 in Mullen, Mills Co., Texas, at age 90.13,9 She was buried in Oakview Cemetery, Mullen, Mills Co., Texas.3

Citations

  1. [S2303] Kilbury-Cobb, "RE: Cobb Ancestry," e-mail to author, 15 Jun 2001, citing hand-written pages titled "From Joshua Cobb's Family Bible," provided by Lillian W. Sprout, granddaughter of Joshua Cobb, with notarized statement 5 Dec 1931, Montrose, Pennsylvania, that they were from a Bible in her possession, shows name as Aurelia Skinner Cobb.
  2. [S2290] Eishen, "Descendants of William Bradford", shows name as Aurelia Skinner Cobb.
  3. [S2968] Aurelia S. Cobb and Dr. W. D. Kirkpatrick tombstone, Oakview Cemetery.
  4. [S2303] Kilbury-Cobb, "RE: Cobb Ancestry," e-mail to author, 15 Jun 2001, citing hand-written pages titled "From Joshua Cobb's Family Bible," provided by Lillian W. Sprout, 5 Dec 1931, Montrose, Pennsylvania.
  5. [S1951] Westerfield, Kentucky Genealogy and Biography, vol. IV, pg 18.
  6. [S2290] Eishen, "Descendants of William Bradford."
  7. [S2290] Eishen, "Descendants of William Bradford", shows date, town, and state.
  8. [S2303] Kilbury-Cobb, "RE: Cobb Ancestry," e-mail to author, 15 Jun 2001, citing hand-written pages titled "From Joshua Cobb's Family Bible," provided by Lillian W. Sprout, 5 Dec 1931, Montrose, Pennsylvania, shows date.
  9. [S2968] Aurelia S. Cobb and Dr. W. D. Kirkpatrick tombstone, Oakview Cemetery, shows date.
  10. [S727] Caldwell Co. Marriage Bonds, Book B, no. 207, William D. Kirkpatrick to Miss Aurilia G. Cobb, 28 Jan 1850, shows date of bond as 28th, but date in the return looks like the 21st, which would be unlikely, and it could be the 29th.
  11. [S1951] Westerfield, Kentucky Genealogy and Biography, vol. IV, pg 18, shows date.
  12. [S1666] W. D. Kirkpatrick household, 1900 U.S. Census, Mills Co., Texas, shows married 50 years.
  13. [S2291] A. S. Kirkpatrick, Standard Certificate of Death, shows date and town.
  14. [S576] Gideon D. Cobb household, 1820 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  15. [S1789] Gideon Cobb household, 1830 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  16. [S1802] Geo. M. Marshall household, 1840 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  17. [S1816] Wm. D. Kirkpatrick household, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  18. [S2765] Wm. D. Kirkpatrick, owner, 1850 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.
  19. [S1694] W. D. Kirkpatrick household, 1860 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  20. [S2763] W. D. Kirkpatrick, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, slave schedule.
  21. [S627] Jas. Kirkpatrick household, 1870 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  22. [S7246] Settlements, Crittenden Co., Kentucky, 2:66-7.
  23. [S397] William D. Kirkpatrick household, 1880 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.
  24. [S1666] W. D. Kirkpatrick household, 1900 U.S. Census, Mills Co., Texas.
  25. [S1694] W. D. Kirkpatrick household, 1860 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  26. [S2773] Frank Moses Clark Kirkpatrick, birth register.
  27. [S2293] Moses Clark Kirkpatrick, Standard Certificate of Death.
  28. [S397] William D. Kirkpatrick household, 1880 U.S. Census, Caldwell Co., Kentucky, shows him as the son of her husband.
  29. [S2772] Daughter Kirkpatrick, birth register.