Modena A. Cobb1,2,3

ID# 18539, (1827 - 1902)
FatherJohn Cobb1 (6 Apr 1786 - abt 1834)
MotherSarah Story Briscoe1 (17 Aug 1787 - 30 Nov 1843)

Key Events:

Birth: Oct 1827, Kentucky4,5,6
Marriage: James P. Walker, 26 Oct 1847, Hickman Co., Kentucky2,7
Death: 1902, Cairo, Alexander Co., Illinois1

Spouse: James P. Walker (about 1824 - before 1880)
     Children:

  • Robert Walker13,14,15 (abt Feb 1850 - )
  • John Mercer Walker16,14,11 (27 May 1852 - )
  • James P. Walker17,14,15 (15 Mar 1854 - )
  • William J. Walker18,14,15 (29 Nov 1855 - )
  • Mary Walker19 (15 Sep 1857 - bef 1860)
  • Burns B. Walker20,14,15 (25 May 1860 - )
  • Modena Carrie Walker21,15,22 (10 Aug 1861 - )
  • Bessie L. Walker15 (abt 1869 - )
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Modena A. Cobb was born in Oct 1827 in Kentucky.4,5,6
     Modena married James P. Walker on 26 Oct 1847 in Hickman Co., Kentucky.2,7 Modena and James P. Walker appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Hickman Co., Kentucky, enumerated 21 Aug 1850, reporting real estate valued at $2,500. Their son Robert was listed as living with them, as were Robert K. Walker, age 24 and also a merchant, and Barns M. Walker, age 21 and a clerk, who would appear to have been his brothers. E. Walker, age 54, was listed as living in the same dwelling, and seems likely to have been his father.8
     Modena and James appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Columbus, Hickman Co., Kentucky, enumerated 3 Jul 1860, reporting real estate valued at $20,000 and personal estate of $10,000. Their children Robert, John, James, William and Burns were listed as living with them, as was Byron M Glenn, age 28, a merchant clerk.9
     Modena and James appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Columbus, Hickman Co., Kentucky, enumerated 6 Jun 1870, reporting no real estate but $500 in personal estate for him, and real estate valued at $3,000 and personal estate of $500 for her. Their children Robert, John, James, William, Burns, Modena and Bessie were listed as living with them.10 She appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Columbus, Hickman Co., Kentucky, in the household of her son John.11
     Modena appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Cairo, Alexander Co., Illinois, in the household of her daughter Modena and her husband, J. H. Woodward.12
     Modena died in 1902 in Cairo, Alexander Co., Illinois.1

Citations

  1. [S4098] Willoughby, "Smith Family of Between the Rivers, KY" family tree, Ancestry.com.
  2. [S2704] "Kentucky Marriages, 1785-1979," FamilySearch.org, record for James P. Walker and Modena A. Cobb, citing FHL#321386 and pg 140, In16.
  3. [S4100] James P. Walker household, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows name as Modenia A. Walker.
  4. [S4104] J. H. Woodard household, 1900 U.S. Census, Alexander Co., Illinois, shows month, year, age 72, and state.
  5. [S4100] James P. Walker household, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows age 21 and state.
  6. [S4101] J. P. Walker household, 1860 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows age 32 and state.
  7. [S4100] James P. Walker household, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  8. [S4100] James P. Walker household, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky.
  9. [S4101] J. P. Walker household, 1860 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky.
  10. [S4102] Jas P. Walker household, 1870 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky.
  11. [S4103] John M. Walker household, 1880 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky.
  12. [S4104] J. H. Woodard household, 1900 U.S. Census, Alexander Co., Illinois.
  13. [S4100] James P. Walker household, 1850 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  14. [S4101] J. P. Walker household, 1860 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  15. [S4102] Jas P. Walker household, 1870 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  16. [S4099] "Kentucky, Births and Christenings, 1839-1960," FamilySearch.org, record for John Mercer Walker, citing FHL #216827.
  17. [S4099] "Kentucky, Births and Christenings, 1839-1960," FamilySearch.org, record for James P. Walker, citing FHL #216827.
  18. [S4099] "Kentucky, Births and Christenings, 1839-1960," FamilySearch.org, record for Walker, citing FHL #216827.
  19. [S4099] "Kentucky, Births and Christenings, 1839-1960," FamilySearch.org, record for Mary Walker, citing FHL #216827.
  20. [S4099] "Kentucky, Births and Christenings, 1839-1960," FamilySearch.org, record for Burns Walker, citing FHL #216827.
  21. [S4099] "Kentucky, Births and Christenings, 1839-1960," FamilySearch.org, record for Modina Carrie Walker, citing FHL #216827.
  22. [S4103] John M. Walker household, 1880 U.S. Census, Hickman Co., Kentucky, shows the girl as John's sister and the older Modena as his mother.