William S. Dart1,2,3

ID# 16672, (abt 1800 - )

Key Events:

Birth: about 1800, Vermont4,5,6
Marriage: Marietta Cobb, 22 Aug 1833, Decatur Co., Indiana7,8

Spouse:Marietta Cobb (18 Dec 1808 - 5 Feb 1904)
     Children:

  • Webster T. Dart15,16 (abt 1839 - )
  • Eliza E. Dart15,16,17 (1 Jan 1844 - 11 Mar 1930)
  • George A. Dart15 (abt 1848 - bef 1860)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     William S. Dart was born about 1800 in Vermont.4,5,6
     William married Marietta Cobb, daughter of Capt. Willard Cobb and Amy Allen, on 22 Aug 1833 in Decatur Co., Indiana.7,8
     William appeared on the 1840 Federal Census of Henry Co., Iowa Territory, with a household consisting of one male under age 10 (son Webster), one aged 20 to 30 (unknown), and one aged 40 to 50 (himself), one female age 15 to 20 (unknown) and one age 30 to 40 (his wife, Marietta Cobb.)9
     William and Marietta appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co., Iowa, enumerated 15 Aug 1850, reporting real estate valued at $4,000. Their children Webster, Eliza and George were listed as living with them, as was Lewis Folk, age 21.2
     He and Marietta appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Oskaloosa, Mahaska Co., Iowa, enumerated 27 Jun 1860, reporting real estate valued at $15,000 and personal estate of $4,00. Their children Webster and Eliza were listed as living with them.3
     William and Marietta appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa, enumerated 20 Jul 1870, reporting real estate valued at $20,000 and personal estate of $6,000. Their daughter Eliza, her husband, and their children are shown as living in the same building.10
     William with Marietta appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Des Moines, Polk Co., Iowa, in the household of Joseph A. Ankeney and Eliza E. Dart, their daughter and her husband.11
     He was a farmer and merchant.12,13,14

Citations

  1. [S1105] "Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941," Ancestry.com, record for Marietta Cobb and William S. Dart, citing FHL films #1516965 & 1516616.
  2. [S2366] William S. Dart household, 1850 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa.
  3. [S2367] Wm. S. Dart household, 1860 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa.
  4. [S2366] William S. Dart household, 1850 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa, shows age 50 and state.
  5. [S2367] Wm. S. Dart household, 1860 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa, shows age 60 and state.
  6. [S2368] William S. Dart household, 1870 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa, shows age 72 and state.
  7. [S1105] "Indiana Marriage Collection, 1800-1941," Ancestry.com, record for Marietta Cobb and William S. Dart, citing FHL films #1516965 & 1516616, shows date and county.
  8. [S2366] William S. Dart household, 1850 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  9. [S2371] Wm. S. Dart household, 1840 U.S. Census, Henry Co., Iowa Territory.
  10. [S2368] William S. Dart household, 1870 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa.
  11. [S2370] Joseph A. Ankeney household, 1880 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa.
  12. [S2371] Wm. S. Dart household, 1840 U.S. Census, Henry Co., Iowa Territory, shows two members of the household engaged in commerce, presumably the two adult males, one age 20 to 30 and the other, William, aged 40 to 50.
  13. [S2367] Wm. S. Dart household, 1860 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa, shows occupation as farmer.
  14. [S2368] William S. Dart household, 1870 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa, shows occupation as retired merchant.
  15. [S2366] William S. Dart household, 1850 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  16. [S2367] Wm. S. Dart household, 1860 U.S. Census, Mahaska Co., Iowa, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  17. [S2370] Joseph A. Ankeney household, 1880 U.S. Census, Polk Co., Iowa, shows him as the father-in-law of her husband.