Phoebe Stone1,2,3

ID# 9446, (1794 - 1871)

Key Events:

Birth: 12 Mar 1794, Connecticut4,5
Marriage: Calvin D. Cobb, 29 Jun 1817, Middletown, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania6,7,8
Death: 2 Apr 18713,9
Burial: Stone Street Cemetery, Forest Lake, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania3

Spouse:Calvin D. Cobb (26 Feb 1791 - 30 Jul 1880)
     Children:

Given the number of unidentified children in the 1820, 1830, and 1840 census, it seems likely that there were other children in addition to those listed here.
  • Elmer A. Cobb9 (abt Dec 1820 - 1 Aug 1900)
  • Ebenezer Cobb16 (abt 2 Oct 1822 - 11 Mar 1828)
  • Andrew J. Cobb9 (abt May 1826 - 26 Mar 1866)
  • Nathan Calvin Cobb9,17,18 (15 Jun 1836 - 16 Sep 1915)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

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Narrative:

     
Calvin & Phebe Cobb's Tombstone
photo courtesy Susquehanna Headstones
Phoebe Stone was born on 12 Mar 1794 in Connecticut.4,5
     Phoebe married Calvin D. Cobb, son of Ebenezer Cobb and Elizabeth Lathrop, on 29 Jun 1817 in Middletown, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania.6,7,8 She was probably the female age 26 to 45 listed in the household of her husband, Calvin D. Cobb, in the 1820 Federal Census of Middletown, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania.10 She was probably the female age 30 to 40 listed in the household of her husband in the 1830 Federal Census of Middletown, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania.11 She was probably the female age 40 to 50 listed in the household of her husband in the 1840 Federal Census of Middletown Twp., Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania.12
     Phoebe and Calvin appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Middletown Twp., Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, enumerated 5 Dec 1850, reporting real estate valued at $2,500. Their son Nathan was listed as living with them.13
     Phoebe and Calvin appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Forest Lake, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, enumerated 19 Jul 1860, reporting real estate valued at $2,700 and personal estate of $1,050. They were apparently living close to their son Elmer and his family, as they are listed as the previous entry on the census record.14
     Phoebe and Calvin appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Forest Lake, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, enumerated 11 Aug 1870, reporting real estate valued at 44,000. Their son Elmer was listed as living with them, with his second wife, Norcissa Fish, their children Laura, Vilroy and Newton, and Laura's daughter Anna Newton. Also listed was Jane Fish, a domestic servant age 23, who may have been a relative of Elmer's wife.15
     Phoebe died on 2 Apr 1871 at age 77.3,9 She was buried in Stone Street Cemetery, Forest Lake, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, next to her husband.3

Citations

  1. [S2683] Calvin D. Cobb pension application, applicant's declaration, 26 Apr 1871, shows name as Phebe (Stone) Cobb.
  2. [S2609] Bennett and Bennett, and Bennett, The Bennett Family, pg 147, shows name as Phoebe Stone.
  3. [S2624] Calvin D. and Phebe Cobb tombstone, Stone Street Cemetery.
  4. [S2609] Bennett and Bennett, and Bennett, The Bennett Family, pg 147, shows date, and a native of Connecticut.
  5. [S2610] Calvin D. Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, shows age 55 and state.
  6. [S2683] Calvin D. Cobb pension application, applicant's declaration, 26 Apr 1871, shows date, town, county, and state.
  7. [S2624] Calvin D. and Phebe Cobb tombstone, Stone Street Cemetery, shows her as wife of C. D. Cobb.
  8. [S2609] Bennett and Bennett, and Bennett, The Bennett Family, pg 147, shows married.
  9. [S2609] Bennett and Bennett, and Bennett, The Bennett Family, pg 147.
  10. [S2619] Calvin D. Cobb household, 1820 U.S. Census, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania.
  11. [S2618] Calvin D. Cobb household, 1830 U.S. Census, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania.
  12. [S2617] Cavin D. Cobb household, 1840 U.S. Census, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania.
  13. [S2610] Calvin D. Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania.
  14. [S2612] Calvin D. Cobb household, 1860 U.S. Census, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania.
  15. [S2614] Calvin D. Cobb household, 1870 U.S. Census, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania.
  16. [S2623] Ebenezer Cobb tombstone, Stone Street Cemetery.
  17. [S2622] Loehr, "Re: Calvin D. Cobb," e-mail to author, 10 Mar 2010.
  18. [S2610] Calvin D. Cobb household, 1850 U.S. Census, Susquehanna Co., Pennsylvania, shows them apparently living as parent and child.