Gideon Clark Cobb1,2,3

ID# 73, (abt 1851 - 1860)
FatherDr. Joshua Cobb4,1 (19 Apr 1809 - 7 Apr 1879)
MotherMarina Turner Bryan4,1 (18 Mar 1811 - 7 Dec 1890)

Key Events:

Birth: about 1851, Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee5,6
Death: 19 Dec 1860, Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee7,8
Burial: City Cemetery, Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee2
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

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Narrative:

     
Clark Cobb's Tombstone
photo by authors
He was known to family as Clark, his middle name.9,2 Gideon Clark Cobb was born about 1851 in Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee.5,6 He appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee, in the household of his parents, Dr. Joshua Cobb and Marina Turner Bryan.10,11
     Gideon died on 19 Dec 1860 in Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee, at his father's home.7,8 He was buried in City Cemetery, later known as Riverview Cemetery, Clarksville, Montgomery Co., Tennessee, in his father's plot.2

Citations

  1. [S944] Davis, Folk Finders, "Death Notices" section, entry for Gideon Clark Cobb, citing Clarksville Weekly Chronicle, 21 Dec 1860 and 4 Jan 1861.
  2. [S3362] G. Clark Cobb grave marker, Riverside Cemetery.
  3. [S640] Joshua Cobb household, 1860 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Tennessee, shows name as C. D. Cobb.
  4. [S1015] "Death of Dr. Cobb," The Chronicle, 12 Apr 1879, shows Joshua and Marina were the parents of a son who died in childhood.
  5. [S640] Joshua Cobb household, 1860 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Tennessee, shows age 8 and state.
  6. [S944] Davis, Folk Finders, "Death Notices" section, entry for Gideon Clark Cobb, citing Clarksville Weekly Chronicle, 4 Jan 1861, shows age 9 at death 19 Dec 1860.
  7. [S944] Davis, Folk Finders, "Death Notices" section, entry for Gideon Clark Cobb, citing Clarksville Weekly Chronicle, 21 Dec 1860 and 4 Jan 1861, shows date, and at his father's house.
  8. [S49] Freeman, Family File "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, shows died at age nine, town, county, and state.
  9. [S944] Davis, Folk Finders, "Death Notices" section, entry for Gideon Clark Cobb, citing Clarksville Weekly Chronicle, 4 Jan 1861, shows full name then refers to him as "Clark" in text.
  10. [S640] Joshua Cobb household, 1860 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Tennessee.
  11. [S641] Joshua Cobb, owner, 1860 U.S. Census, Montgomery Co., Tennessee, slave schedule.