Cornelia Barbour Mims1,2,3

ID# 1780, (1816 - 1875)
  • Born: in 1816 in Richmond, Virginia.2,6,7
  • Married: Robert Livingston Cobb 13 May 1835 in Eddyville, Caldwell Co., Kentucky.3,8,9,6
  • Died: 31 May 1875 in Paducah, McCracken Co., Kentucky.2,10,5
  • Buried: 3 Jun 1875 in Riverview Cemetery, Eddyville, Kentucky.2
Cornelia also appears in our Family History Section where there is much more information about her.

Children with Robert Livingston Cobb:


  1. "Commander of the Famous Cobb's Battery," Confederate Veteran, vol. XXIII, no. 1 (Jan 1915).
  2. Obituary for Mrs. Cornelia B. Cobb. Unknown newspaper. apparently from Paducah, Kentucky, 2 Jun 1875.
  3. 100 East Market St., Princeton, Kentucky Caldwell County Courthouse Marriage Records, loose papers.
  4. Christian Co., Kentucky. Recorder, Christian Co. Wills, 1824.
  5. William Elsey Connelley and E. M. Coulter, History of Kentucky. 5 vols.. Chicago and New York: American Historical Society, 1922.
  6. Kentucky. Caldwell Co.. 1850 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M432-194. Washington: National Archives.
  7. J. H. Battle, W. H. Perrin and G. C. Kniffin, Kentucky - A History of the State: Embracing a Concise Account of the Origin and Development of the Virginia Colony; its Expansion Westward, and the Settlement of the Frontier Beyond the Alleghanies.... Louisville, Chicago: F. A. Battey Publishing Company, 1885. Reprint, Easly, South Carolina: Southern Historical Press, 1979.
  8. 100 East Market St., Princeton, Kentucky Caldwell County Courthouse Marriage Bonds, Book A.
  9. Deborah Anne Cobb Freeman. Family file "David and Deborah.GED," 31 Jul 1998, by e-mail 31 Jul 1998.
  10. Register of Deaths. Commonwealth of Kentucky. Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives. Frankfort, Kentucky.
  11. Kentucky. Lyon Co.. 1860 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M653-383. Washington: National Archives.
  12. Eddyville, Kentucky. Eddyville Cemetery. Henry Cobb grave marker.
  13. Eddyville, Kentucky. Eddyville Cemetery. Sarah T. Cobb grave marker.
  14. Eddyville, Kentucky. Eddyville Cemetery. Gideon D. Cobb grave marker.
  15. Mrs. Bobbie Cobb James, Certificate of Death, State of Tennessee State Board of Health.
  16. Kentucky. McCracken Co.. 1870 U.S. Census, population schedule. Micropublication M593-487. Washington: National Archives.