Maria Cobb1,2,3

ID# 17638, (1803 - 1849)
FatherJohn Cobb4,5,6 (21 Oct 1744 - 16 Dec 1815)
MotherMary Fuller7,5,6 (25 Nov 1762 - 16 Mar 1849)

Key Events:

Birth: 27 Aug 1803, Pawlet, Vermont8,9
Marriage: Rev. Samuel Griswold5,10,11
Death: 27 Sep 1849, North Lyme, New London Co., Connecticut8,12,13
Burial: Old Stone Church Cemetery, East Haven, Connecticut14

Spouse: Rev. Samuel Griswold (25 Oct 1795 - before 1849)
     No children

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Maria Cobb was born on 27 Aug 1803 in Pawlet, Vermont.8,9 She was probably the female under age 10 listed in the household of her father, John Cobb, in the 1810 Federal Census of Orwell, Rutland Co., Vermont.15
     She 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, plus at age 18 or her marriage furniture equal to what had been advanced to her sister Abigail.16
     Maria married Rev. Samuel Griswold, son of Sylvanus Griswold and Maria Dennison.5,10,11
     Maria died on 27 Sep 1849 in North Lyme, New London Co., Connecticut, at age 46.8,12,13 She was buried in Old Stone Church Cemetery, East Haven, Connecticut.14

Citations

  1. [S2270] Muff, Extracts from early Vermont probate records, citing Part 1, pg 83, which cites 10:387-90, shows her name, as Maria, mentioned in her father's will.
  2. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 154, shows name as Mary.
  3. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45, shows name as Maria Cobb.
  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. [S4601] Griswodl, The Griswold Family, England–America, pg 176.
  7. [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.
  8. [S4601] Griswodl, The Griswold Family, England–America, pg 176, shows date, town, and state.
  9. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 154, shows date.
  10. [S4601] Griswodl, The Griswold Family, England–America, pg 176, show she was married nearly 15 years.
  11. [S4600] "Connecticut, Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934," Ancestry.com, record for Maria Cobb Griswold, shows him as her husband.
  12. [S4600] "Connecticut, Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934," Ancestry.com, record for Maria Cobb Griswold, shows date and state.
  13. [S4599] Maria C. Griswold entry, 1850 U.S. Census, mortality schedule, New London Co., Connecticut, shows month and year.
  14. [S4600] "Connecticut, Deaths and Burials Index, 1650-1934," Ancestry.com, record for Maria Cobb Griswold.
  15. [S1172] John Cobb household, 1810 U.S. Census, Rutland Co., Vermont.
  16. [S2270] Muff, Extracts from early Vermont probate records, citing Part 1, pg 83, which cites 10:387-90.