Nancy Crawford1,2,3

ID# 16613, (1782 - 1864)
FatherCol. William Crawford4,5 (6 Aug 1744 - 1826)
MotherAlice Kennedy6

Key Events:

Birth: 6 Aug 1782, Pennsylvania7,8,9
Marriage: Joshua Cobb, 2 Oct 1802, Greene Co., Pennsylvania10,11,12
Death: 3 Aug 1864, Aurora, Indiana13,10
Burial: Riverside Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana14

Spouse:Joshua Cobb (27 May 1776 - 27 Aug 1860)
     Children:

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Nancy Crawford was born on 6 Aug 1782 in Pennsylvania.7,8,9 She married Joshua Cobb, son of Elkanah Cobb and Mary Willard, on 2 Oct 1802 in Pennsylvania, probably in Greene Co.10,11,12 Nancy was probably the female age 26 to 45 listed in the household of her husband, Joshua Cobb, in the 1810 Federal Census of Cumberland Twp., Greene Co., Pennsylvania.15
     Nancy and Joshua moved their family of six children by flatboat to Aurora, Indiana, where they lived on a farm for a year and a half. They then moved some 40 miles northwest to Decatur Co., far beyond any considerable settlement, in what was called then the "New Purchase."16 (See map.) She was probably the female age 26 to 45 listed in the household of her husband, Joshua, in the 1820 Federal Census of Laughery, Dearborn Co., Indiana.17 She was probably the female age 40 to 50 listed in the household of her husband in the 1830 Federal Census of Decatur Co., Indiana.18 She was probably the female age 50 to 60 listed in the household of her husband in the 1840 Federal Census of Decatur Co., Indiana.19
     She and Joshua appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Marion Twp., Decatur Co., Indiana, in the household of James B. Terhune and Martha Cobb, their daughter and her husband.20
     Nancy died on 3 Aug 1864 in Aurora, Indiana, at age 81.13,10 She was buried in Riverside Cemetery, Aurora, Indiana.14

Citations

  1. [S4079] The William Crawford Memorial, pg 287, shows name as Nancy Cobb, eighth child of William Crawford.
  2. [S4077] Biographical History of Eminent and Self-made Men of the State of Indiana, dist 4 pg 83, shows name as Nancy Cobb, daughter of Colonel William Crawford.
  3. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb", shows name as Nancy Crawford.
  4. [S4079] The William Crawford Memorial, pg 287, shows her eighth child of William Crawford.
  5. [S4077] Biographical History of Eminent and Self-made Men of the State of Indiana, dist 4 pg 83.
  6. [S4079] The William Crawford Memorial, pg 287.
  7. [S4079] The William Crawford Memorial, pg 287, shows date, as 6 Aug 1782.
  8. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb", shows date, as 25 Jul 1782.
  9. [S1585] James B. Terhune household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows age 68 and state.
  10. [S4079] The William Crawford Memorial, pg 287, shows date.
  11. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb", shows date.
  12. [S4077] Biographical History of Eminent and Self-made Men of the State of Indiana, pg 83, shows state.
  13. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb", shows date, city, and state.
  14. [S1098] Campbell,[no subject] e-mail to author, 14 Feb 2006, states he visited the grave recently.
  15. [S1099] Joshua Cobb household, 1810 U.S. Census, Greene Co., Pennsylvania.
  16. [S4077] Biographical History of Eminent and Self-made Men of the State of Indiana, pg 83.
  17. [S1173] Joshua Cobb household, 1820 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana.
  18. [S1100] Joshua Cobb household, 1830 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  19. [S1580] Johua Cobb household, 1840 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  20. [S1585] James B. Terhune household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  21. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb."
  22. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007.
  23. [S4079] The William Crawford Memorial, pg 288.