Martha Cobb1,2,3

ID# 16625, (1822 - )
FatherJoshua Cobb4,5,6 (27 May 1776 - 27 Aug 1860)
MotherNancy Crawford4,5,6 (6 Aug 1782 - 3 Aug 1864)

Key Events:

Birth: 1 Oct 1822, Decatur Co., Indiana7,8,9
Marriage: James B. Terhune, 7 Dec 18438,10,11

Spouse:James B. Terhune (about 1816 - 1893)
     Children:

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Martha Cobb was born on 1 Oct 1822 in Decatur Co., Indiana.7,8,9 She was probably the female age 5 to 10 listed in the household of her father, Joshua Cobb, in the 1830 Federal Census of Decatur Co., Indiana.12
     Martha married James B. Terhune on 7 Dec 1843.8,10,11
     Martha and James B. Terhune appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Marion Twp., Decatur Co., Indiana, enumerated 25 Oct 1850, reporting real estate valued at $2000. Their children Phillip, Elkanah, Anna and Elizabeth were listed as living with them, as were her parents, Joshua Cobb and Nancy Crawford, and 14 year-old Elizabeth F. Richards.13
     She and James appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of St. Marie, Jasper Co., Illinois, reporting real estate valued at $3500 and personal estate of $800. Their children Phillip, Elkanah, Anna, Elizabeth, Joshua, Sarah, Maria and Nancy were listed as living with them.14
     Martha and James appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Willow Hill, Jasper Co., Illinois, enumerated 22 Jun 1870, reporting real estate valued at $5200 and personal estate of $1000. Their children Elkanah, Joshua, Sarah, Maria, Nancy, Sophronia and Mary were listed as living with them.15
     Martha and James appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Jackson Twp., Jackson Co., Indiana, enumerated 9 Jun 1880. Their children Nancy, Sophronia and Mary were listed as living with them, as was Thomas Bruner, age 17, a gardener listed as a servant, but was more likely an assistant to James.16
     Martha appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Newton, Jasper Co., Illinois, in the household of Charles P. Watts and Nancy Alice Terhune, her daughter, and her husband.17

Citations

  1. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007, shows name as Martha Cobb.
  2. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb", shows name as Martha Cobb.
  3. [S1585] James B. Terhune household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows name as Martha Terhune.
  4. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb."
  5. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007.
  6. [S4079] The William Crawford Memorial, pg 288.
  7. [S4079] The William Crawford Memorial, pg 288, shows date, county, and state.
  8. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007, shows date.
  9. [S1585] James B. Terhune household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows age 28 and state.
  10. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb", shows married.
  11. [S1585] James B. Terhune household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  12. [S1100] Joshua Cobb household, 1830 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  13. [S1585] James B. Terhune household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  14. [S1102] James B. Terhune household, 1860 U.S. Census, Jasper Co., Illinois.
  15. [S1152] James Terhune household, 1870 U.S. Census, Jasper Co., Illinois.
  16. [S1543] James Terhune household, 1880 U.S. Census, Jackson Co., Indiana.
  17. [S1157] Charles P. Watts household, 1900 U.S. Census, Jasper Co., Illinois.
  18. [S1585] James B. Terhune household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  19. [S1102] James B. Terhune household, 1860 U.S. Census, Jasper Co., Illinois, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  20. [S1152] James Terhune household, 1870 U.S. Census, Jasper Co., Illinois, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  21. [S1543] James Terhune household, 1880 U.S. Census, Jackson Co., Indiana, shows him as the son of her husband.
  22. [S1543] James Terhune household, 1880 U.S. Census, Jackson Co., Indiana, shows Saphoni as the daughter of Martha's husband.
  23. [S1543] James Terhune household, 1880 U.S. Census, Jackson Co., Indiana, shows Mary as the daughter of Martha's husband.