Martha H. Warner1,2,3

ID# 9455, (1836 - 1919)
FatherOrson Warner4,5,6 (1803 - 1856)
MotherLousia Denison4,7,6 (1806 - 1894)

Key Events:

Birth: Dec 1836, Lima, Livingston Co., New York8,9,10
Marriage: Oscar Cobb, 186911,12,13,14
Death: 9 Apr 1919, Buffalo, New York15
Burial: Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie Co., New York16

Spouse:Oscar Cobb (8 Oct 1816 - 10 Oct 1911)
     Children:

  • Martha Louise Cobb32,33,5 (19 Mar 1870 - 7 Apr 1875)
  • Carloscar Warner Cobb34,35,5 (1879 - 1933)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Martha H. Warner was born in Dec 1836 in Lima, Livingston Co., New York.8,9,10
     She was probably one of the two females under age 5 listed in the household of her father, Orson Warner, in the 1840 Federal Census of Lima, Livingston Co., New York.17 She appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Lima, Livingston Co., New York, in the household of her parents, Orson Warner and Lousia Denison.18
     Martha appeared on the 1855 State Census of Lima, Livingston Co., New York, enumerated 24 Jun 1855, with her sister Mary, about age 10, in the household of James Alverson and his wife Emily. Their parents were then operating a boarding house elsewhere in the city. Dr. Alverson was a professor of mathematics at Genesee College at the time. There is no known connection between him or his wife and the Warner family, so why the two girls were living with them is unknown.19
     Martha appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Lima, Livingston Co., New York, in the household of her mother.20 Martha was shown as a teacher.20 She appeared on the 1865 State Census of Lima, Livingston Co., New York, in the household of her mother.21
     Martha married Oscar Cobb, son of Dr. John Cobb and Sarah Robbins, in 1869.11,12,13,14
     Martha and Oscar appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, enumerated 1 Jul 1870, reporting real estate valued at $60,000 and personal estate of $30,000. Their daughter Martha and his children by his prior marriage, Julia, Jennie, John, Charlotte and Mary, were listed as living with them, as were Mary Salmon and Sarah Edwards, domestic servants.22
     Martha and Oscar appeared on the 1875 State Census of Buffalo, Livingston Co., New York, enumerated 11 Jun 1875, reporting they lived in a frame house valued at $12,000. His children Julia, Jennie, John, Charlotte and Mary were listed as living with them, as was Sarah Cassidy, a 22-year-old Canadian servant.23
     Martha and Oscar appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, at 37 Church St., enumerated 7 Jun 1880. Their son Carloscar and his children Julia, Jennie, John, Charlotte and Mary was listed as living with them, as was Lizzie Hobbs, a 30-year-old Canadian servant.24
     Martha and Oscar appeared on the 1900 Federal Census of Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, at 37 Church St., enumerated 9 Jun 1900, reporting they owned their home, free of mortgage. His children Jennie and John were listed as living with them, as was John's daughter, Mary, and an 18-year-old female servant listed only as McCormick.25
     Martha and Oscar appeared on the 1905 State Census of Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, at 37 Church St.. Their son Carloscar and Oscar's children Jennie and John was listed as living with them, as was John's daughter, Mary.26
     Martha and Oscar appeared on the 1910 Federal Census of Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, at 37 Church St., enumerated 25 Apr 1910, reporting they owned their home, which was mortgaged. His daughter Jennie was listed as living with them.27
     Her husband died on 10 Oct 1911 in 307 Potomac Ave., Buffalo, New York.28,29,30
     Martha appeared on the 1915 State Census of 807 Potomac, Buffalo, Erie Co., New York. Her son Carloscar and stepdaughter Jennie were listed as living with her.31
     Martha died on 9 Apr 1919 in Buffalo, New York, at age 82.15 She was buried in Forest Lawn Cemetery, Buffalo, Erie Co., New York, next to her husband in his lot.16

Citations

  1. [S7745] Orson Warner household, 1850 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., New York, shows name as Martha Warner.
  2. [S7747] Louisa D. Warner household, 1860 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., New York, shows name as Martha H. Warner.
  3. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 46, shows name as Martha H. Warner.
  4. [S7745] Orson Warner household, 1850 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  5. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 46.
  6. [S7750] Hughes, American Ancestry, XI:64.
  7. [S7747] Louisa D. Warner household, 1860 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  8. [S7745] Orson Warner household, 1850 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., New York, shows age 19 and state.
  9. [S7737] Oscar Cobb household, 1900 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York, shows month, year, age 63, and state.
  10. [S7718] Forest Lawn Cemetery, death registers, bk G, tab C, pg 8, Martha W. Cobb, shows age 83 at death 9 Apr 1919, town, and state.
  11. [S7734] Oscar Cobb household, 1870 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  12. [S7735] Oscar Cobb household, 1875 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 9, shows married.
  13. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 46, shows year.
  14. [S7806] Cobb obituary, The Buffalo Courier, shows year.
  15. [S7718] Forest Lawn Cemetery, death registers, bk G, tab C, pg 8, Martha W. Cobb, shows date and city.
  16. [S7723] Forest Lawn Cemetery, lot registers, sec. 3, lot S.E.Pt., Oscar Cobb.
  17. [S7746] Orson Warner household, 1840 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., New York.
  18. [S7745] Orson Warner household, 1850 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., New York.
  19. [S7749] James Alverson household, 1855 New York State Census, Livingston Co., New York, Lima.
  20. [S7747] Louisa D. Warner household, 1860 U.S. Census, Livingston Co., New York.
  21. [S7748] Louisa D. Warner household, 1865 New York State Census, Livingston Co., New York, Lima.
  22. [S7734] Oscar Cobb household, 1870 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York.
  23. [S7735] Oscar Cobb household, 1875 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 9.
  24. [S7736] Oscar Cobb household, 1880 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York.
  25. [S7737] Oscar Cobb household, 1900 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York.
  26. [S7738] Oscar Cobb household, 1905 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 20.
  27. [S7739] Oscar Cobb household, 1910 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York.
  28. [S7806] Cobb obituary, The Buffalo Courier, shows yesterday, at family home and address.
  29. [S7718] Forest Lawn Cemetery, death registers, bk F, tab C, pg 12, Oscar Cobb, shows date and city.
  30. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 75027610, Oscar Cobb, shows date and includes tombstone photo showing same.
  31. [S7740] Richardson F. Adams household, 1915 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 23.
  32. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 75027765, Martha Louise Cobb, includes tombstone photo showing her as daughter of Oscar & Martha H. Cobb.
  33. [S7734] Oscar Cobb household, 1870 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  34. [S7736] Oscar Cobb household, 1880 U.S. Census, Erie Co., New York, shows him as the son of her husband.
  35. [S7738] Oscar Cobb household, 1905 New York State Census, Erie Co., New York, Buffalo, ward 20, shows him as the son of her husband.