Almyra Tremain1,2,3

ID# 16618, (1810 - 1885)

Key Events:

Birth: 3 Apr 1810, Genesee Co., New York4,5,6
Marriage: Dyar Cobb, 11 Nov 1830, Decatur Co., Indiana7,8,9
Death: 22 Aug 1885, Greensburg, Decatur Co., Indiana10,8,11
Burial: Sand Creek Cemetery, Greensburg, Indiana12

Spouse:Dyar Cobb (6 Aug 1807 - 20 Oct 1900)
     Children:

  • infant Cobb18 (10 Jan 1831 - 10 Jan 1831)
  • Nancy H. Cobb18,19 (abt 1833 - 2 Nov 1899)
  • Joshua Cobb18 (15 Oct 1834 - 21 Apr 1842)
  • Hiram Cobb18 (7 Feb 1837 - 10 Apr 1837)
  • Mary Cobb18 (8 Jun 1838 - 4 Dec 1838)
  • John Cobb18 (1 Mar 1840 - 8 May 1842)
  • Sophronia Cobb18,19,20 (15 Sep 1842 - 5 Jun 1919)
  • Harry Cobb18,19 (5 Jun 1845 - 19 Aug 1852)
  • Jasper Cobb18,21,19 (5 Aug 1847 - 15 Jun 1916)
  • Newton Cobb18,19 (19 Mar 1850 - 23 Apr 1858)
  • Martha Cobb22,20,23 (28 May 1854 - 10 Aug 1933)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

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Narrative:

     Almyra Tremain was born on 3 Apr 1810 in Genesee Co., New York.4,5,6
     Almyra married Dyar Cobb, son of Joshua Cobb and Nancy Crawford, on 11 Nov 1830 in Decatur Co., Indiana.7,8,9 She was probably the female age 30 to 40 listed in the household of her husband, Dyar Cobb, in the 1840 Federal Census of Decatur Co., Indiana.13
     Almyra and Dyar appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Decatur Co., Indiana, enumerated 6 Aug 1850, reporting real estate valued at $3000. Their children Nancy, Sophronia, Harry, Jasper and Newton were listed as living with them, as were 9-year-old John Treman, apparently some relative of hers, and 22-year-old George Roe, a farmer.14
     She and Dyar appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Greensbrug, Decatur Co., Indiana, enumerated 4 Jul 1860, reporting real estate valued at $13,000 and personal estate of $3615. Their children Sophronia, Jasper and Martha were listed as living with them, as were two 18-year-old farm laborers, John M Freeman and William Cutter.15
     Almyra and Dyar appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Greensbrug, Decatur Co., Indiana, enumerated 29 Jun 1870, reporting real estate valued at $17,400 and personal estate of $8000. Their children Jasper and Martha were listed as living with them, as was 17-year-old Thomas Raedy, apparently a farm apprentice.16
     She and Dyar appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Washington Twp., Decatur Co., Indiana, enumerated 8 Jun 1880. Their daughter Martha was listed as living with them, as is Jammie Taemain, age 17, who is shown as adopted and would appear to be some relative of hers, and his sister's son, William F. Christy, who is shown as a widower, with no occupation. Their son Jasper and his young family were apparently living close by, as they are listed next.17
     Almyra died on 22 Aug 1885 in Greensburg, Decatur Co., Indiana, at age 75.10,8,11 She was buried in Sand Creek Cemetery, Greensburg, Indiana.12

Citations

  1. [S1121] "Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850," Indiana State Library website, record for Dyar Cobb and Almyra Tremain.
  2. [S4076] Harding, History of Decatur County Indiana, pg 640, shows name as Elmira Tremain.
  3. [S1101] Dyer Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows name as Almira Cobb.
  4. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb", shows date, county, and state.
  5. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007, shows date and state.
  6. [S1101] Dyer Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows age 40 and state.
  7. [S1121] "Genealogy Database: Marriages through 1850," Indiana State Library website, record for Dyar Cobb and Almyra Tremain, shows date and county.
  8. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007, shows date, county and state.
  9. [S1101] Dyer Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb."
  11. [S4076] Harding, History of Decatur County Indiana, pg 640, shows year.
  12. [S1098] Campbell,[no subject] e-mail to author, 14 Feb 2006, states he visited the grave recently.
  13. [S1582] Dyer Cobb household, 1840 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  14. [S1101] Dyer Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  15. [S1577] Dayor Cobb household, 1860 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  16. [S1118] Dyer Cobb household, 1870 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows Ready's occupation as "bound."
  17. [S1564] Reuben R. Cobb household, 1880 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  18. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007.
  19. [S1101] Dyer Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  20. [S1577] Dayor Cobb household, 1860 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  21. [S4076] Harding, History of Decatur County Indiana, pg 640.
  22. [S4078] Isiaah Stewart and Mattie Cobb, marriage register.
  23. [S1118] Dyer Cobb household, 1870 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as parent and child.