Sarah Cobb1,2,3

ID# 17636, (1800 - 1853)
FatherJohn Cobb4,5 (21 Oct 1744 - 16 Dec 1815)
MotherMary Fuller6,5 (25 Nov 1762 - 16 Mar 1849)

Key Events:

Birth: 18 Jan 1800, Vermont7,8,9
Marriage: Alpheus Bacon, 10 Mar 18217,10,11
Death: 10 Feb 1853, Brighton, New York12,13,14
Burial: 13 Feb 1853, Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, New York15,16

Spouse:Alpheus Bacon (2 Aug 1795 - 12 Jan 1872)
     Children:

The number of unidentified female children in the household in the 1840 censuses suggests Alpheus and Sarah may have had other unknown daughters.
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Sarah Cobb was born on 18 Jan 1800 in Vermont.7,8,9
     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.17 She was probably the female age 10 to 16 listed in the household of her father in the 1810 Federal Census of Orwell, Rutland Co., Vermont.18
     She was named an heir in the will of 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, plus at age 18 or her marriage furniture equal to what had been advanced to her sister Abigail.19
     Sarah married Alpheus Bacon, son of Nathaniel Bacon and Anna Wright, on 10 Mar 1821.7,10,11
     Sarah and Alpheus settled in Vermont had settled in Shelburne, in Chittenden Co., north of Orwell near Lake Champlain, after their marriage. (See map.) Her mother moved in with them before 1839 and later moved with them to New York.
     Sarah was probably the female age 40 to 50 listed in the household of her husband, Alpheus Bacon, in the 1840 Federal Census of Shelburne, Chittenden Co., Vermont.20
     Sarah and Alpheus moved before 1850 to western New York, where her brother Gideon had been living for many years. They appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Brighton, Monroe Co., New York, enumerated 18 Sep 1850. Their children John and Mary were listed as living with them, They were apparently living very close her brother Gideon as the two families are listed one after the other on the census record.21
     Sarah died on 10 Feb 1853 in Brighton, New York, at age 53, at the home of her brother Gideon.12,13,14 She was buried on 13 Feb 1853 in Mount Hope Cemetery, Rochester, New York, in Gideon's lot.15,16

Citations

  1. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 154, shows name as Sarah.
  2. [S2445] "Tombstone Inscriptions from Section I - Mt. Hope Cemetery," GenWeb Monroe County NY, shows name as Sally Cobb, wife of Alpheus Bacon.
  3. [S2270] Muff, Extracts from early Vermont probate records, citing Part 1, pg 83, which cites 10:387-90, shows her name, as Sally, mentioned in her father's will.
  4. [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.
  5. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 154.
  6. [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.
  7. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 154, shows date.
  8. [S2444] Mount Hope Cemetery, burial records, May 1837 to Jul 1860 - Baa, shows interred 13 Feb 1853 at age 53.
  9. [S2479] Alphonzo Bacon household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows age 50 and state.
  10. [S2445] "Tombstone Inscriptions from Section I - Mt. Hope Cemetery," GenWeb Monroe County NY, shows her as wife of Alpheus Bacon.
  11. [S2479] Alphonzo Bacon household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  12. [S2445] "Tombstone Inscriptions from Section I - Mt. Hope Cemetery," GenWeb Monroe County NY, shows date, as 10 Feb 1853.
  13. [S2444] Mount Hope Cemetery, burial records, May 1837 to Jul 1860 - Baa, shows interred 13 Feb 1853.
  14. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 154, shows date, as 10 Mar 1863, and died at the home of her brother Gideon.
  15. [S2444] Mount Hope Cemetery, burial records, May 1837 to Jul 1860 - Baa.
  16. [S2489] Mount Hope Cemetery, plot records, range I, lot 48, shows her grave in lot purchased by Gideon Cobb 10 Mar 1845.
  17. [S1522] John Cobb household, 1800 U.S. Census, Rutland Co., Vermont.
  18. [S1172] John Cobb household, 1810 U.S. Census, Rutland Co., Vermont.
  19. [S2270] Muff, Extracts from early Vermont probate records, citing Part 1, pg 83, which cites 10:387-90.
  20. [S2483] Alpheus Bacon household, 1840 U.S. Census, Chittenden Co., Vermont.
  21. [S2479] Alphonzo Bacon household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York.
  22. [S2479] Alphonzo Bacon household, 1850 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  23. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45.