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Descendants of

Ambrose Cobb

and
Rachel (Black) Cobb

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Ambrose Cobb
son of
Ambrose & Sarah (LNU) Cobb
b: 14 Feb 1761, Halifax Co, VA
d: 31 Aug 1824 Goose Creek, Knox Co, KY
MARRIED:
Rachel Black
on 18 Mar 1783 Lincoln Co, NC
daughter of
Benjamin Black & full Cherokee (name unknown)
(the exact degree of Rachel's Cherokee heritage has not yet been proven)
b: 1763 NC
d: 02 Dec 1854 Knox Co, KY

To read a transcript of
Ambrose's & Rachel's 1783 Marriage License

CLICK HERE

To see a photograph of
Ambrose's & Rachel's burial tomb

CLICK HERE

(These links will open a separate browser window.)

The couple moved back and forth between Knox Co and Clay Co, KY.
It is said that Ambrose died of homesickness
sometime after he and Rachel left NC for KY.


To read transcripts of documents regarding
the Ambrose Cobb of 1729
(father to "our" Ambrose of 1761)

CLICK HERE
for his Last Will & Testament of 1797

CLICK HERE
for the 1815 Return of his Estate

(These links will open separate browser windows.)





Ambrose's & Rachel's
List of Descendants
  • (1) Mary Elizabeth "Polly" Cobb
    b: 1785 Lincoln Co, NC
    m: PETER "JACK" JARVIS, in Abt. 1801, in Knox Co, KY
    b: 1780 PA


  • (2) Thomas Cobb (a farmer)
    b: 1787 Lincoln Co, NC
    d: Between 1842-1879 Goose Creek, Knox Co, KY
    m: HANNAH HAGER, on Abt 08 Oct 1811, in Lincoln Co, NC
    b: 1787 NC
    Thomas's & Hannah's Marriage License
    ~dated October 8, 1811~
    To see a photocopy
    CLICK HERE
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  • (3) Esther "Hetty" Cobb
    b: 1788
    m: WILLIAM MILLER,on 09 Jul 1812, in Knox Co, KY


  • (4) Jane Cobb
    b: Abt 1792
    m: JOB BROUGHTEN, on 23 Feb 1823, in Knox Co, KY
    son of Jesse &Susan(LNU) Broughton
    grandson of Job &Mary "Molly"(Lewis) Broughton
    b: 1805 NC
    d: Feb 1823
    Jane's brother Ambrose married Job's sister Polly.


  • (5) Samuel Cobb
    b: Bef 1794 Knox Co, KY
    m: KEZIAH "KIZZIE" BARBBER, in 1817, in Knox Co, KY
    daughter of John &FNU(Snodgrass) Barber
    b: 1798 TN or KY
    d: Between 1870-1880 Marion Co, IA


  • (6) Ambrose Cobb, Jr.
    b: Abt 1795 NC
    d: Between 1839-1885
    m: MARY "POLLY" BROUGHTON, on 25 Feb 1819, in Knox Co, KY
    daughter of Jesse &Susan(LNU) Broughton
    granddaughter of Job &Mary "Molly"(Lewis) Broughton
    b: 1803 NC
    Ambrose's sister Jane married Polly's brother Job.

  • (7) A Daughter Cobb
    b: Abt 1796


  • (8) Martin Cobb (a farmer)
    b: 1805 NC
    d: Between 1850-1887
    m: ELIZABETH "BETSY" McCALAP, on 21 Apr 1819, in Knox Co, KY
    b: 1810 KY

  • (9) A Daughter Cobb
    b: Abt 1800


  • (10) Robert Cobb
    b: Abt 1802


  • (11) Radford Maxwell Cobb
    b: Abt 1803 NC
    d: 15 Aug 1856 Knox Co, KY
    m: #1=LETITIA "LETTY" BLACK, on 18 May 1826, in Knox Co, KY
    daughter of Alexander &Isabell(Martin) Black
    b: Abt 1810 TN
    d: 11 Aug 1874 Knox Co, KY

    Radford M. Cobb
    ~His Political Interests~

    Cuz Glenn Perry sent us the following excerpts
    (and page refs) about Radford from the book,
    "KNOX COUNTY KENTUCKY HISTORY"
    by ELMER DECKER
    from Page 184:
    Radford M. Cobb was elected as a
    Justice of the Peace in 1843.
    According to Page 185:
    He (listed here as R.M. Cobb) was the 5th President
    of the Knox Court of Justices (1849-1850).
    from Page 211:
    Radford M. Cobb was a member of the
    Kentucky State Senate from 1851 to 1855.



    (photo taken by/provided by Frank Downey)
    Gravesite of
    RADFORD MAXWELL COBB

    1803 - 1856


    To see the
    Last Will & Testament
    of
    Radford Maxwell "R.M." Cobb
    Click Here
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