Caroline S. Foulk1,2,3

ID# 16622, (1822 - 1907)
FatherAaron Foulk4 ( - 21 Oct 1851)
MotherNancy Smith4 ( - 25 Sep 1831)

Key Events:

Birth: 21 Nov 1822, Kaskaskia, Randolph Co., Illinois5,6,7
Marriage: Oliver Perry Cobb, 3 Aug 18436,8,9
Death: 29 Aug 1907, Greensburg, Indiana10,11
Burial: Sand Creek Cemetery, Greensburg, Indiana12

Spouse:Oliver Perry Cobb (25 Apr 1817 - 28 Mar 1891)
     Children:

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Caroline S. Foulk was born on 21 Nov 1822 in Kaskaskia, Randolph Co., Illinois.5,6,7
     Caroline married Oliver Perry Cobb, son of Joshua Cobb and Nancy Crawford, on 3 Aug 1843.6,8,9
     Caroline and Oliver appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Aurora, Dearborn Co., Indiana, enumerated 24 Jul 1850, reporting real estate valued at $35,000. Their children William, Louis and Nancy were listed as living with them, as were four others, three apparently her relatives; Nancy Foulk, age 18, Jesse H. Foulk, age 10, and Esau S. Foulk, age 24, and a river trader, as was 23 year-old Harvey Rowling.13
     Caroline and Oliver appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Aurora, Dearborn Co., Indiana, enumerated Jun 1860, reporting real estate valued at $30,000 and personal estate of $50,000. Their children William, Louis, Nancy, Martha, Oliver and Caroline were listed as living with them, as were Adaline Bitner, a 16 year-old servant, Richard Block, age 18, and two apparently her relatives; Nancy Foulk, age 24, Homan Foulk, age 21. His brother John and his family are listed six households previously, apparently living close by.14
     She and Oliver appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Center Twp., Dearborn Co., Indiana, enumerated 1 Jul 1870, reporting real estate valued at $40,000 and personal estate of $18,000. Their children William, Louis, Nancy, Martha, Orris and Frank were listed as living with them, as were N. M. Falk, age 37, apparently a relative of hers, and Jacob Mann, age 20, a farm laborer. His brother John and his family are listed five households previously, apparently living close by.15
     Caroline and Oliver appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Center Twp., Dearborn Co., Indiana, enumerated 3 Jun 1880. Their son Frank was listed as living with them, as was Nanie M. Foulk, age 42, identified as a companion, Mary Foulk, age 22, a servant, and 3 year-old Oliver G. Bailey, a grandson.16
     Caroline died on 29 Aug 1907 in Greensburg, Indiana, at age 84.10,11 She was buried in Sand Creek Cemetery, Greensburg, Indiana.12

Citations

  1. [S2276] History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, pg 666, shows name as Caroline S. (Foulk) Cobb.
  2. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007, shows name as Caroline Foulk.
  3. [S1553] Oliver P. Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana, shows name as Caroline J. Cobb.
  4. [S2278] Shaw, History of Dearborn County, pg 738.
  5. [S2279] Greenwood, "Holman, Harvey, Greenwood family tree" family tree, Ancestry.com, citing Milton A. Masing, Dearborn County Indiana Cemetery Records, Volume B (Heritage Books, Inc.: 2000), shows date, county, and state.
  6. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb", shows date.
  7. [S1553] Oliver P. Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana, shows age 24 and state.
  8. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007, shows married.
  9. [S1553] Oliver P. Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb", shows date, town, and state.
  11. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007, shows date.
  12. [S1098] Campbell,[no subject] e-mail to author, 14 Feb 2006, states he visited the grave recently.
  13. [S1553] Oliver P. Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana.
  14. [S1552] O. P. Cobb household, 1860 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana.
  15. [S1551] O. P. Cobb household, 1870 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana.
  16. [S1547] Oliver P. Cobb household, 1880 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana.
  17. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007.
  18. [S4079] The William Crawford Memorial, pg 288.
  19. [S1553] Oliver P. Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  20. [S2276] History of Dearborn and Ohio Counties, pg 666.
  21. [S4079] The William Crawford Memorial, pg 289.
  22. [S1552] O. P. Cobb household, 1860 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  23. [S1551] O. P. Cobb household, 1870 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  24. [S1552] O. P. Cobb household, 1860 U.S. Census, Dearborn Co., Indiana, shows Horace apparently living as child in the household.