Manie Saunders1,2,3,4

ID# 1929, (1852 - 1932)
FatherReuben Saunders2,5,6 (9 Jun 1808 - 13 Dec 1891)
MotherAdeline S. Roberts2,7,8 (abt 1822 - 2 Sep 1852)

Key Events:

Birth: 14 Feb 1852, Paducah, Kentucky9,10,11,12
Marriage: Joshua Clark Cobb, 1871, Paducah, Kentucky13,14,15
Death: 26 Jan 1932, Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky16,17
Burial: 29 Jan 1932, West Kentucky Mausoleum2

Spouse:Joshua Clark Cobb (7 Jul 1839 - 22 Dec 1895)
     Children:

ChartsDescendants of Linah and Rebeccah (Davis) Mims
Descendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Manie Saunders was born on 14 Feb 1852 in Paducah, Kentucky.9,10,11,12 She appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky, in the household of her father, Reuben Saunders, and his second wife, Rebecca.18 She married Joshua Clark Cobb, son of Robert Livingston Cobb and Cornelia Barbour Mims, in 1871 in Paducah, Kentucky. Her brother John had married his sister Bobella the previous November.13,14,15
     After their marriage, Manie and Joshua lived with her father, who owned one of the most pretentious homes in Paducah.19 Joshua and Manie appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky, in the household of Reuben Saunders, her father. Their children, Reubie, Irvin and John, were also listed in the household.20
     In 1885 Manie's father gave her a house in Paducah, and she and Joshua moved there with their family.21
     Manie appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky, at 616 Broadway, enumerated 8 Jun 1900. Her children Reubie, Irvin, John and Manie were listed as living with her, as was Mary L. Machie, a 24-year-old black servant.22
     Manie appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky, at 729 Broadway, enumerated 28 Apr 1910. Her children Reubie, John and Manie were listed as living with her.23
     Manie appeared on the 1920 Federal Census of Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky, at 608 Jefferson, enumerated 9 Jan 1920, apparently living in a multi-family building of some sort, although the census entry seems confused on that. Her daughter Reubie was listed as living with her.24
     Manie appeared on the 1930 Federal Census of Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky, at Jefferson St., enumerated 22 Apr 1930, reporting she rented her home for $65 per month. Her daughter Reubie was listed as living with her.25
     Manie died on 26 Jan 1932 in Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky, at age 79.16,17 She was buried on 29 Jan 1932 in West Kentucky Mausoleum.2

Citations

  1. [S1977] Cobb, Exit Laughing, pg 549, shows his sister's name as Manie.
  2. [S1310] Manie S. Cobb, Certificate of Death.
  3. [S2314] Oak Grove Cemetery, list of burials, C burials 1800 thru 1999, pg 19, shows name as Mamie Cobb, maiden name Saunders.
  4. [S1669] Reuben Saunders household, 1880 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows name as Mamie Cobb, and that she is daughter of Ruben.
  5. [S1950] Battle, Perrin and Kniffin, Kentucky - A History of the State, pg 291.
  6. [S1673] R. Saunders household, 1860 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows them apparently living as father and child.
  7. [S1074] Reuben Saunders household, 1850 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows Reuben and Adeline apparently married, so she was still living in 1850.
  8. [S1673] R. Saunders household, 1860 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows Reuben and Rebecca apparently married, and apparently Manie, but shown as Lizza, at age 7, then Tighlana, age 1 month, suggesting that Manie was the daughter of his first wife.
  9. [S1042] Connelley and Coulter, History of Kentucky, pg 497, shows year, as 1852, and town.
  10. [S1673] R. Saunders household, 1860 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows age 7 and state.
  11. [S1043] Manie S. Cobb household, 1900 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows month, year, as 1852, age 48, and state.
  12. [S1310] Manie S. Cobb, Certificate of Death, shows date, with year as 1850, and age 82. Other sources show the year as 1852, and the 1860 census shows age 7, and other early census ages are consistent with that. But the 1920 and 1930 census show ages consistent with an 1850 birth year. It would seem that in later years her birth year was recalled as two years before earlier records show.
  13. [S1950] Battle, Perrin and Kniffin, Kentucky - A History of the State, pg 291, shows year, as 1871, and town.
  14. [S3064] Lawson, Irvin S. Cobb, pg 2, shows year, as 1872.
  15. [S1310] Manie S. Cobb, Certificate of Death, shows she was his widow.
  16. [S1310] Manie S. Cobb, Certificate of Death, shows date, as 26th, city, county, and state.
  17. [S2314] Oak Grove Cemetery, list of burials, C burials 1800 thru 1999, pg 19, shows date, as 30th.
  18. [S1673] R. Saunders household, 1860 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky.
  19. [S3064] Lawson, Irvin S. Cobb, pp 2, 4.
  20. [S1669] Reuben Saunders household, 1880 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky.
  21. [S3064] Lawson, Irvin S. Cobb, pg 19.
  22. [S1043] Manie S. Cobb household, 1900 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky.
  23. [S1044] Mamie S. Cobb household, 1910 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky.
  24. [S1045] M. S. Cobb household, 1920 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky.
  25. [S1046] Mamie S. Cobb household, 1930 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky.
  26. [S1312] Ruby Cobb Rudy, Certificate of Death.
  27. [S1669] Reuben Saunders household, 1880 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, show Mamie as daughter and the child as grandson of Reuben, and both with surname Cobb.
  28. [S1042] Connelley and Coulter, History of Kentucky, pg 497.
  29. [S1044] Mamie S. Cobb household, 1910 U.S. Census, McCracken Co., Kentucky, shows name as Mamie S. Cobb.