James B. Terhune1,2,3

ID# 16626, (abt 1816 - 1893)

Key Events:

Birth: about 1816, Kentucky4,5,6
Marriage: Martha Cobb, 7 Dec 18437,8,9
Death: 189310,11

Spouse:Martha Cobb (1 Oct 1822 - )
     Children:

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     James B. Terhune was born about 1816 in Kentucky.4,5,6
     James married Martha Cobb, daughter of Joshua Cobb and Nancy Crawford, on 7 Dec 1843.7,8,9 He was a farmer, becoming a gardener after moving back to Indiana between 1870 and 1880.3,12,13,14
     James and Martha Cobb 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.3
     He and Martha 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.12
     James and Martha 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.13
     James and Martha 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.15
     James died in 1893.10,11

Citations

  1. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007, shows name as James B. Terhune.
  2. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb", shows name as James Terhune.
  3. [S1585] James B. Terhune household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana.
  4. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007, shows year, as 1816.
  5. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb", shows year, as 1818.
  6. [S1585] James B. Terhune household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows age 32 and state.
  7. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007, shows date.
  8. [S1097] Campbell, "Descendants of Henry Cobb", shows married.
  9. [S1585] James B. Terhune household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  10. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007, shows year.
  11. [S1157] Charles P. Watts household, 1900 U.S. Census, Jasper Co., Illinois, shows his wife as a widow.
  12. [S1102] James B. Terhune household, 1860 U.S. Census, Jasper Co., Illinois.
  13. [S1152] James Terhune household, 1870 U.S. Census, Jasper Co., Illinois.
  14. [S1543] James Terhune household, 1880 U.S. Census, Jackson Co., Indiana, shows occupation as gardener.
  15. [S1543] James Terhune household, 1880 U.S. Census, Jackson Co., Indiana.
  16. [S1166] Kennedy, "Re: The Joshua Cobb Family," e-mail to author, 29 Jan 2007.
  17. [S1585] James B. Terhune household, 1850 U.S. Census, Decatur Co., Indiana, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  18. [S1102] James B. Terhune household, 1860 U.S. Census, Jasper Co., Illinois, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  19. [S1152] James Terhune household, 1870 U.S. Census, Jasper Co., Illinois, shows them apparently living as parent and child.