Lucy B. Cobb1,2,3

ID# 9461, (abt 1810 - 1892)
FatherWilliam Cobb4,5 (25 Oct 1787 - 21 Sep 1826)
MotherLora Fitch4,5 (abt 1790 - 20 Dec 1871)

Key Events:

Birth: about 7 Aug 1810, Vernon, Oneida Co., New York6,7,8
Marriage: Norman Calhoun, 18 Jan 1832, Rochester, New York9,10,11
Death: 18 Sep 189212,13
Burial: Bridgewater Center Cemetery, Washtenaw Co., Michigan3

Spouse:Norman Calhoun (about Feb 1807 - 15 Aug 1876)
     Children:

  • Cecilia E. Calhoun24,25 (27 Nov 1832 - 5 Sep 1907)
  • Emma Sophia Calhoun24,26 (6 Sep 1834 - 22 Oct 1931)
  • Henry C. Calhoun24,27,28 (31 May 1840 - 3 Dec 1907)
  • Charles F. Calhoun24,27 (abt 1843 - 26 Jul 1866)
  • Mary A. Calhoun24,27,29 (20 Feb 1846 - 7 Aug 1928)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb
AncestryThe Cobbs of Pawlet, Vermont

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Lucy B. Cobb was born about 7 Aug 1810 in Vernon, Oneida Co., New York.6,7,8
     Her father died on 21 Sep 1826, when Lucy was about 16 years old.4,14,15
     Lucy married Norman Calhoun on 18 Jan 1832 in Rochester, New York, with Rev. Gilbert Morgan officating.9,10,11
     Lucy and Norman moved to Washtenaw Co., in the southeast corner of Michigan Territory, by 1835.16 She was probably the female age 30 to 40 listed in the household of her husband, Norman, in the 1840 Federal Census of Washtenaw Co., Michigan.17
     Lucy and Norman appeared on the 1850 Federal Census of Bridgewater, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, enumerated 21 Sep 1850, reporting real estate valued at $4,000. Their children Cecilia, Emma, Henry, Charles and Mary were listed as living with them, as was Cornelius Hyatt, age 19.18
     Lucy and Norman appeared on the 1860 Federal Census of Bridgewater, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, enumerated 22 Jun 1860, reporting real estate valued at $8,500 and personal estate of $2,000. Their children Henry, Charles and Mary were listed as living with them, as were Regina Warner, a 20-year-old domestic, and Nicholas Cody, a 25-year-old farm laborer.19
     Norman retired and he and Lucy moved to Lenawee Co. between 1860 and 1870. They appeared on the 1870 Federal Census of Clinton, Lenawee Co., Michigan, enumerated 28 Jun 1870, reporting that she had real estate valued at $4,000 and he had personal estate of $10,000. Sarah Martin, a 19-year-old domestic servant was listed as living with them.20
     Her husband died on 15 Aug 1876 in Clinton, Lenawee Co., Michigan.21,22
     Lucy appeared on the 1880 Federal Census of Clinton, Lenawee Co., Michigan, enumerated 1 Jun 1880. She was living in what appears to be a multi-unit building, with another individual and two families also living there. She may have been one of the tenants, but more likely she owned the building and was renting space to others.23
     Lucy died on 18 Sep 1892.12,13 She was buried in Bridgewater Center Cemetery, Washtenaw Co., Michigan.3

Citations

  1. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45, shows name as Lucy Cobb.
  2. [S7660] Norman Calhoun household, 1850 U.S. Census, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, shows name as Lucy B. Calhoun.
  3. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #29425712, Lucy B Calhoun.
  4. [S863] Cobb, History of the Cobb Family, pg 185.
  5. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45.
  6. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45, shows year, town, county, and state.
  7. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #29425712, Lucy B Calhoun, shows age 82 yrs 1 mo 11 days at death, 18 Sep 1892.
  8. [S7660] Norman Calhoun household, 1850 U.S. Census, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, shows age 40 and state.
  9. [S7683] , "Marriages and Deaths from Rochester Newspapers, Jan. 1, 1832 - June 30, 1832," from 26 Jan 1832 Rochester Observer, marriage notice for Norman Calhoun and Lucy B. Cobb, shows date, "in this village," and officiant.
  10. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45, shows year.
  11. [S7660] Norman Calhoun household, 1850 U.S. Census, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, shows them apparently living as husband and wife.
  12. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #29425712, Lucy B Calhoun, shows date, with year as 1892.
  13. [S2607] Cleveland and Cleveland, Genealogy of the Cleveland and Cleaveland Families, vol 1 pg 45, shows year, as 1893.
  14. [S2446] "Died," The Rochester Telegraph, 17 Oct 1826, shows date, city, and state.
  15. [S2466] Peck, Semi-Centennial History of the City of Rochester, pg 383, shows he died in the summer of 1821. This seems to be in error, since a contemporary obituary shows his death in 1826, and pg 439 shows that William was involved in a land transaction on 27 Oct 1822.
  16. [S7668] Norman Calhoun, cash sale land patent, 9 Apr 1835, Bureau of Land Management, Monroe Land Office, shows him as of Monroe Co., Michigan Territory.
  17. [S7661] Norman Calhoun household, 1840 U.S. Census, Washtenaw Co., Michigan.
  18. [S7660] Norman Calhoun household, 1850 U.S. Census, Washtenaw Co., Michigan.
  19. [S7662] Norman Calhoun household, 1860 U.S. Census, Washtenaw Co., Michigan.
  20. [S7663] Norman Calhoun household, 1870 U.S. Census, Lenawee Co., Michigan.
  21. [S4320] Return of Deaths,, Lenawee Co., 1876, pg 113, Norman Calhoun, shows date and town.
  22. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial #29425687, Norman Calhoun, shows date and includes tombstone photo same.
  23. [S7664] Lucy B.Calhoun household, 1880 U.S. Census, Lenawee Co., Michigan.
  24. [S7660] Norman Calhoun household, 1850 U.S. Census, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  25. [S7666] Cecelia E. House, Certificate of Death.
  26. [S7665] Emma Sophia Conklin, Certificate of Death.
  27. [S7662] Norman Calhoun household, 1860 U.S. Census, Washtenaw Co., Michigan, shows them apparently living as parent and child.
  28. [S7670] Henry C. Calhoun, Certificate of Death.
  29. [S3462] "Illinois Deaths and Stillbirths, 1916-1947," FamilySearch.org, record for Mary A. Benham, citing FHL #1642724.