Mary Louisa Logan1,2

ID# 488, (1879 - 1913)
FatherBenjamin Harrison Logan3,4,5 (10 May 1846 - 4 Sep 1888)
MotherSallie Watson Barker3,4,6 (22 Dec 1849 - 11 Mar 1904)

Key Events:

Birth: 30 Dec 1879, Shelby Co., Kentucky7,8,9
Marriage: 28 Dec 1903, Montgomery Co., Tennessee, Dr. Robert Linah Cobb Jr. (27 Apr 1882 - 16 Nov 1960)10,11,12
Death: 3 Jul 1913, Trenton, Todd Co., Kentucky13,14
Burial: 6 Jul 1913, Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Tennessee15,16
ChartsDescendants of Dr. Davis Green Tuck
Descendants of David Dutt/Toot

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Mary Louisa Logan was born on 30 Dec 1879 in Shelby Co., Kentucky.7,8,9 She was known to family as Sweet Love.17
     She appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Shelbyville, Kentucky in the household of her parents, Benjamin Harrison Logan and Sallie Watson Barker.5
     Her father died on 4 Sep 1888, when Mary was 8 years old.11,18,19
     She moved to Christian Co. with her mother and siblings after the death of her father.6
     Peter Meriwether Barker, her mother's brother, became her guardian and guardian of her five siblings. He received $237.34 on their account 7 Jun 1892. With interest, less expenses and her older sister Lizzie's share, her one-fifth share when she reached age 21 was $62.50.20
     She appeared on the 1900 Federal Census Kentucky in the household of her mother.6
     Mary married Dr. Robert Linah Cobb Jr., son of Capt. Robert Linah Cobb and Virginia Adelaide Tuck, on 28 Dec 1903 in Montgomery Co., Tennessee, with Rev. Robert Lord Cave officiating.10,11,12
     Mary and Robert appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Trenton, Todd Co., Kentucky, enumerated 27 Apr 1910, reporting that the family owned its farm, mortgage free. Their children Virginia, Ledley and Martha were listed as living with them.21
     Mary died on 3 Jul 1913 in Trenton, Todd Co., Kentucky, at age 33.13,14 She was buried on 6 Jul 1913 in Greenwood Cemetery, Clarksville, Tennessee, in the Logan family plot.15,16

Children:
     Children with Dr. Robert Linah Cobb Jr.:

Citations

  1. [S76] Logan Family Bible, shows name as Mary Louisa Logan.
  2. [S2530] Robert Linah Cobb and Mary Louise Logan, marriage license.
  3. [S76] Logan Family Bible, shown under "children of B H and Sallie Watson Logan."
  4. [S1064] Mary Logan Cobb, Certificate of Death.
  5. [S394] Ben H. Logan household, 1880 U.S. Census, Shelby Co., Kentucky.
  6. [S1687] Mrs. Sallie Logan household, 1900 U.S. Census, Christian Co., Kentucky.
  7. [S76] Logan Family Bible, shows date, as 30th.
  8. [S1064] Mary Logan Cobb, Certificate of Death, shows date, as 31th, and state.
  9. [S4424] Mary Logan Cobb grave marker, Greenwood Cemetery, shows date, as 31st.
  10. [S2530] Robert Linah Cobb and Mary Louise Logan, marriage license, shows county and state, as Montgomery Co., Tennessee; minister's return shows date and officiant.
  11. [S76] Logan Family Bible, shows date.
  12. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, shows year, city, county, and state, as Trenton, Todd Co., Kentucky.
  13. [S1064] Mary Logan Cobb, Certificate of Death, shows date, town, county, and state.
  14. [S4424] Mary Logan Cobb grave marker, Greenwood Cemetery, shows date.
  15. [S1064] Mary Logan Cobb, Certificate of Death, shows date, in Clarksville Cemetery.
  16. [S4424] Mary Logan Cobb grave marker, Greenwood Cemetery.
  17. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998.
  18. [S7224] Green, Historic Families of Kentucky, pg 228, shows died at Hopkinsville some months since.
  19. [S4427] Ben H. Logan grave marker, Greenwood Cemetery, shows year.
  20. [S1199] Christian Co. Guardian Bonds, Book 6, pp 12-3, settlement for the period 7 Jun 1892 to 27 Jun 1898, pp 502-3, settlement for the period 27 Jun 1898 to 11 Jun 1904.
  21. [S2109] Robert L. Cobb household, 1910 U.S. Census, Todd Co., Kentucky, date and place blank on this sheet, taken from previous page.
  22. [S55] Hardeman County Historical Commission, Hardeman County Historical Sketches, pg. 101.
  23. [S190] "Descendants of John Walton Barker and His First Wife Mary Meriwether."
  24. [S2109] Robert L. Cobb household, 1910 U.S. Census, Todd Co., Kentucky, shows the child as daughter of Mary's husband, and that the parents had been married longer than the age of the child.
  25. [S3126] Ledley Cobb Ussery, Certificate of Death.
  26. [S190] "Descendants of John Walton Barker and His First Wife Mary Meriwether", added by hand.
  27. [S180] Martha Watson Cobb, Special Certificate of Birth and Affidavits.
  28. [S1403] Robert L. Cobb, Jr., Certificate of Death.