Rhodah Farnsworth1,2,3

ID# 9793, (1786 - 1845)
FatherReuben Farnsworth4,3 (4 Jun 1751 - 18 Aug 1813)
MotherAnna Kellogg4,3 (2 Dec 1755 - 7 Dec 1838)

Key Events:

Birth: 11 Jul 1786, Dorset, Vermont5,6,7
Marriage: Ebenezer Cobb, 8 Dec 1808, Burlington8,9,10
Death: 26 Jun 1845, St. Lawrence Co., New York11,12,13,14

Spouse:Ebenezer Cobb (25 Feb 1785 - 17 Dec 1868)
     Children:

  • Clarissa Cobb21,19 (26 Sep 1809 - 17 Jul 1866)
  • Reuben T. Cobb22,21,23 (13 Jun 1811 - 25 Nov 1828)
  • Mary Cobb21,23 (26 Jun 1815 - 18 Sep 1861)
  • Henry Cobb21,23 (14 Aug 1817 - 22 Jun 1843)
  • George A. Cobb21,23 (30 Mar 1820 - 24 Dec 1884)
  • William Cobb21,23 (9 Jun 1825 - 25 Aug 1825)
  • Hiram M. Cobb21,23 (4 Jun 1828 - 29 Jul 1894)
  • Charles Wesley Cobb21,24 (11 Nov 1830 - 1908)
ChartsDescendants of Gideon Cobb

Copyright Notice

Narrative:

     Rhodah Farnsworth was born on 11 Jul 1786 in Dorset, Vermont.5,6,7 She was probably one of the five females listed in the household of her father, Reuben Farnsworth, in the 1790 Federal Census of Landgrove, Bennington Co., Vermont.15 She was probably one of the two females age 10 to 15 listed in the household of her father in the 1800 Federal Census of Dorset, Bennington Co., Vermont.16 She married Ebenezer Cobb, son of Ebenezer Cobb and Elizabeth Lathrop, and brother of the woman her brother Holden married a year earlier, on 8 Dec 1808 in Burlington.8,9,10
     She was probably the female age 16 to 26 listed in the household of her husband, Ebenezer Cobb, in the 1810 Federal Census of Shelburne, Chittenden Co., Vermont.17 She was probably the female age 26 to 45 listed in the household of her husband in the 1820 Federal Census of Shelburne, Chittenden Co., Vermont.18
     Rhodah and Ebenezer moved to Waterbury, Vermont, about 1826, then to Grand Isle, then to Lawrenceville, New York.19 (See map.) She was probably the female age 50 to 60 listed in the household of her husband in the 1840 Federal Census of South Hero, Grand Isle Co., Vermont.20
     Rhodah died on 26 Jun 1845 in St. Lawrence Co., New York, at age 58.11,12,13,14

Citations

  1. [S2559] Dorset Town Records, A: 27, shows name as Rhodah Farnsworth.
  2. [S2533] Rodgers, "Affidavit."
  3. [S2545] Hopkins, Kelloggs in the Old World and the New, vol 1 pg 250.
  4. [S2559] Dorset Town Records, A: 27.
  5. [S2559] Dorset Town Records, A: 27, shows date.
  6. [S2534] Rodgers application, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, shows day and month.
  7. [S2545] Hopkins, Kelloggs in the Old World and the New, vol 1 pg 250, shows month, year, and town.
  8. [S2533] Rodgers, "Affidavit", shows date and town, as Burlington.
  9. [S2553] Nye, Farnsworth Memorial II, pg 425, shows date.
  10. [S2576] "Rock County, Wisconsin Biographies", shows married at Pollock, VT [which cannot be found].
  11. [S2553] Nye, Farnsworth Memorial II, pg 425, shows date, as 26 Jun 1845.
  12. [S2545] Hopkins, Kelloggs in the Old World and the New, vol 1 pg 250, shows month and year, as Jan 1845.
  13. [S2534] Rodgers application, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, shows year, as 1841.
  14. [S2576] "Rock County, Wisconsin Biographies", shows year, as 1846, county, and state.
  15. [S4063] Reubin Farnsworth household, 1790 U.S. Census, Bennington Co., Vermont.
  16. [S4062] Reuben Farnsworth household, 1800 U.S. Census, Bennington Co., Vermont.
  17. [S2536] Ebnr Cobb Jnr. household, 1810 U.S. Census, Chittenden Co., Vermont.
  18. [S2549] Ebenezer Cobb household, 1820 U.S. Census, Chittenden Co., Vermont.
  19. [S2553] Nye, Farnsworth Memorial II, pg 444.
  20. [S2566] George Pearl household, 1840 U.S. Census, Grand Isle Co., Vermont.
  21. [S2576] "Rock County, Wisconsin Biographies."
  22. [S500] Findagrave.com, online, memorial # 53220654, Reuben T. Cobb, includes tombstone photo showing same.
  23. [S2553] Nye, Farnsworth Memorial II, pg 445.
  24. [S2534] Rodgers application, National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution.