Sarah Robbins1,2,3

ID# 17646, (1789 - 1844)
FatherNathaniel Robbins1,2,3
MotherMary Coolidge1,2,3

Key Events:

Birth: 1 Sep 1789, Grafton, Massachusetts4,5
Marriage: Dr. John Cobb, 18146,7,8
Death: 27 Jul 1844, Buffalo, New York9,10
Burial: Pioneer Cemetery, Spencerport, Monroe Co., New York11

Spouse:Dr. John Cobb (25 Jul 1789 - 6 May 1832)
     Children:

ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Sarah Robbins was born on 1 Sep 1789 in Grafton, Massachusetts, according to the inscription read from her tombstone, but her birth does not appear in the vital records of Grafton, Massachusetts. Perhaps she she was born in Grafton, Vermont?4,5
     Sarah married Dr. John Cobb, son of John Cobb and Mary Fuller, in 1814.6,7,8
     Sarah and John moved to Ogden, Genesee Co., in western New York, about 1818. This was in the same area where his brother Gideon had settled some years before. (See map.) She was probably the female age 16 to 26 listed in the household of her husband, Dr. John Cobb, in the 1820 Federal Census of Ogden, Genesee Co., New York.12
     She was probably the female age 40 to 50 listed in the household of her husband, Dr. John Cobb, in the 1830 Federal Census of Ogden, Monroe Co., New York.13
     Her husband died on 6 May 1832 in Ogden, Monroe Co., New York.14,15,16
     Sarah died on 27 Jul 1844 in Buffalo, New York, at age 54.9,10 She was buried in Pioneer Cemetery, Spencerport, Monroe Co., New York.11

Citations

  1. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 185.
  2. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45.
  3. [S7750] Hughes, American Ancestry, XI:65.
  4. [S7683] , "Pioneer Cemetery," copied from July 1934 tombstone reading by the Irondequoit Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, shows date, town and state.
  5. [S3256] Lautz application, The Empire State Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, shows year.
  6. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 185, shows year.
  7. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45, shows year.
  8. [S7683] , "Pioneer Cemetery," copied from July 1934 tombstone reading by the Irondequoit Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, shows her as his wife.
  9. [S7683] , "Pioneer Cemetery," copied from July 1934 tombstone reading by the Irondequoit Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, shows date, city, and state.
  10. [S3256] Lautz application, The Empire State Society of the Sons of the American Revolution, shows year and city.
  11. [S7683] , "Pioneer Cemetery," copied from July 1934 tombstone reading by the Irondequoit Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution.
  12. [S2450] John Cobb household, 1820 U.S. Census, Genesee Co., New York.
  13. [S2451] John Cobb household, 1830 U.S. Census, Monroe Co., New York.
  14. [S7683] , "Marriages and Deaths from Rochester Newspapers, Jan. 1, 1832 - June 30, 1832," 16 May 1832 Rochester Daily Advertiser, 22 May issue of Anti-Masonic Enquirer and Rochester Republican all show date, as 9th, and "after a few days illness." Rochester Observer 16 May issue shows 3rd (may be a transcription error) and May 23 issue shows date as 8th. "Pioneer Cemetery," copied from July 1934 tombstone reading by the Irondequoit Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution, shows date as 8th.
  15. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 185, shows date, as 6th ,town, and state.
  16. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45, shows year, town, county, state, and cause of death as "from infected poison of a patient."
  17. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 46.
  18. [S3256] Lautz application, The Empire State Society of the Sons of the American Revolution.
  19. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 186.