Abigail Cobb1,2

ID# 17633, (1793 - 1846)
FatherJohn Cobb3,2 (21 Oct 1744 - 16 Dec 1815)
MotherMary Fuller4,2 (25 Nov 1762 - 16 Mar 1849)

Key Events:

Birth: 28 Oct 1793, Pawlet, Vermont5,6,7
Marriage: Henry Mayo2,8
Death: 23 Sep 1846, Burlington, Vermont9,10

Spouse:Henry Mayo (about 25 Mar 1781 - 23 Mar 1860)
     Children:

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Abigail Cobb was born on 28 Oct 1793 in Pawlet, Vermont.5,6,7
     She was probably one of the two females under age 10 listed in the household of her father, John Cobb, in the 1800 Federal Census of Pawlet, Rutland Co., Vermont.11 She was probably the female age 16 to 26 listed in the household of her father in the 1810 Federal Census of Orwell, Rutland Co., Vermont.12
     Abigail married Henry Mayo, son of Joseph Mayo Jr. and Lucy Richards.2,8
     Abigail and Henry moved to Burlington, on Lake Champlain in northern Vermont, some time before his brother Nathaniel, who arrived in Feb 1812.13 (See map.)
     Abigail was named an heir in the will of John Cobb, her father, dated 10 Sep 1815, to receive an equal share with her brother Horace and her sisters of the furniture left to her mother after the mother's death.14
     She was probably the female age 26 to 45 listed in the household of her husband, Henry, in the 1820 Federal Census of Burlington, Chittenden Co., Vermont.15 She was probably the female age 30 to 40 listed in the household of her husband in the 1830 Federal Census of Burlington, Chittenden Co., Vermont.16 She was probably the female age 40 to 50 listed in the household of her husband in the 1840 Federal Census of Burlington, Chittenden Co., Vermont.17
     Abigail died on 23 Sep 1846 in Burlington, Vermont, at age 52, at the residence of her son-in-law, Henry Wadhams Catlin.9,10

Citations

  1. [S2270] Muff, Extracts from early Vermont probate records, citing Part 1, pg 83, which cites 10:387-90, shows her name mentioned in her father's will.
  2. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 154.
  3. [S2270] Muff, Extracts from early Vermont probate records, citing Part 1, pg 83, which cites 10:387-90, shows her named in her father's will as his daughter.
  4. [S2270] Muff, Extracts from early Vermont probate records, citing Part 1, pg 83, which cites 10:387-90, shows the girl named in her husband's will as his daughter.
  5. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 154, shows date, as 28 Oct 1793.
  6. [S4230] Cobb, Elder Henry Cobb Family, shows date as 18 Oct 1793, town, county, and state.
  7. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45, shows year, as 1787, and town.
  8. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45.
  9. [S7846] Abigail Mayo obituary, The Burlington Free Press, shows date and at Catlin's residence.
  10. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 154, shows town and state.
  11. [S1522] John Cobb household, 1800 U.S. Census, Rutland Co., Vermont.
  12. [S1172] John Cobb household, 1810 U.S. Census, Rutland Co., Vermont.
  13. [S2236] Rann, History of Chittenden County, Vermont, pp 430-1.
  14. [S2270] Muff, Extracts from early Vermont probate records, citing Part 1, pg 83, which cites 10:387-90.
  15. [S2475] Henry Mayo household, 1820 U.S. Census, Chittenden Co., Vermont.
  16. [S2474] Henry Mayo household, 1830 U.S. Census, Chittenden Co., Vermont.
  17. [S2473] Henry Mayo household, 1840 U.S. Census, Chittenden Co., Vermont.