Grove Stoddard1,2,3

ID# 17640, (1781 - 1864)
FatherJonathan Stoddard4,1 (abt 1745 - Jan 1821)
MotherMary Wright4,1 ( - 18 Jun 1837)

Key Events:

Birth: 26 Oct 1781, Pittsfield, Massachusetts5,6,7
Marriage: Polly Cobb, 26 May 1805, Pawlet, Vermont8,9,10
Death: 7 Mar 1864, Oneida, Madison Co., New York1

Spouse:Polly Cobb (3 May 1787 - 23 Aug 1876)
     Children:

The number of unidentified children in the household in the 1810, 1820, and 1830 census suggests that Grove and Polly likely other children beyond the two listed here.
  • Benjamin Butler Stoddard19 (15 Sep 1813 - 28 Aug 1865)
  • John Stoddard20 (abt 1828 - )
  • Hellen M. Stoddard20 (abt 1830 - )
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Grove Stoddard was born on 26 Oct 1781 in Pittsfield, Massachusetts.5,6,7 Grove and Polly moved to Oneida Co., in central New York, after their marriage. Her sister, and his brother, Abigail and William, also moved there, although it is not clear whether they moved at the same time or if one followed the other.11 He married Polly Cobb, daughter of Capt. Joshua Cobb and Hannah Edgerton, on 26 May 1805 in Pawlet, Vermont. Her sister Abigail married his brother William.8,9,10 (See map.) He appeared on the 1810 Federal Census of Oneida Co., New York, with a household consisting of one male under age 10, one age 26 to 45 (Grove), one female under age 10, and one age 16 to 26 (wife Polly.)12
     He appeared on the 1820 Federal Census of Vernon, Oneida Co., New York, with a household consisting of two males under age 10, one age 10 to 15, and one age 26 to 45 (Grove), one female under age 10, one age 10 to 15, and one age 26 to 45 (wife Polly.)13
     Grove appeared on the 1830 Federal Census of Vernon, Oneida Co., New York, with a household consisting of one male under age 5 (son John), one age 5 to 10, one 10 to 15, one age 15 to 20, and one age 40 to 500 (Grove), one female under age (probably daughter Hellen), one age 10 to 15, one age 40 to 50 (wife Polly), and one aged 60 to 70.14
     Grove and Polly had moved to Lenox, Madison Co., the next county south of Oneida, by 1850.15 Grove and Polly appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Lenox, Madison Co., New York, enumerated 2 Aug 1850, reporting real estate valued at $2,500. Their children John and Hellen were listed as living with them, as were a gardener and five carpenters, and a woman and 3-year-old girl who appear to be the wife and daughter of one of the carpenters.3
     Grove and Polly appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Lenox, Madison Co., New York, enumerated 5 Jul 1860, reporting real estate valued at $2,500 and personal estate of $1,200.16
     He was seems to have been engaged in some kind of manufacturing in 1820, but later became a farmer.17,18
     Grove died on 7 Mar 1864 in Oneida, Madison Co., New York, at age 82.1

Citations

  1. [S3257] Stoddard application, The New Jersey Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, supplemental application as descendant of Jonathan Stoddard.
  2. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 156, written in by an unknown hand as Grove Stoddard.
  3. [S2423] Grove Stodard household, 1850 U.S. Census, Madison Co., New York.
  4. [S2430] Jonathan Stoddard invalid pension file, S. 41,207, Revolutionary War Pension Files, declaration of William Stoddard, 13 Jan 1853 and certificate of Probate Judge, same date.
  5. [S3257] Stoddard application, The New Jersey Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, supplemental application as descendant of Jonathan Stoddard, shows date, town, and state.
  6. [S2423] Grove Stodard household, 1850 U.S. Census, Madison Co., New York, shows age 68 and state.
  7. [S2422] Grove Stoddard household, 1860 U.S. Census, Madison Co., New York, shows age 79 and state.
  8. [S3257] Stoddard application, The New Jersey Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, supplemental application as descendant of Captain Simeon Edgerton, shows date, town, and state.
  9. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 156, written in by an unknown hand, shows town and state.
  10. [S2423] Grove Stodard household, 1850 U.S. Census, Madison Co., New York, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  11. [S7406] G. Stoddard household, 1810 U.S. Census, Oneida Co., New York, shows him, and apparently her, in Oneida Co.
  12. [S7406] G. Stoddard household, 1810 U.S. Census, Oneida Co., New York.
  13. [S2426] Grove Stoddart household, 1820 U.S. Census, Oneida Co., New York.
  14. [S2425] Grove Stodard household, 1830 U.S. Census, Oneida Co., New York.
  15. [S2423] Grove Stodard household, 1850 U.S. Census, Madison Co., New York, shows them in Lenox.
  16. [S2422] Grove Stoddard household, 1860 U.S. Census, Madison Co., New York.
  17. [S2423] Grove Stodard household, 1850 U.S. Census, Madison Co., New York, shows occupation as farmer.
  18. [S2426] Grove Stoddart household, 1820 U.S. Census, Oneida Co., New York, shows one person engaged in manufactures.
  19. [S3257] Stoddard application, The New Jersey Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, supplemental application as descendant of Captain Simeon Edgerton.
  20. [S2423] Grove Stodard household, 1850 U.S. Census, Madison Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.