John White Cobb
Sarah (Hunter) Cobb
"Kentucky: A History of the State"
Battle, Perrin & Kniffin, 5th ed
1887, Jessamine County
a native of Jefferson County, Indiana, was born March 17, 1840 and is
the youngest son of Allen and Elizabeth (Williamson) Burton, the father
a native of Virginia, and the mother born in the Cherokee Nation, when
her parents were traveling through the Indian Territory. Allen A. Burton,
at the age of two years, was brought by his parents to Garrard County,
Kentucky; in 1859, came to Jessamine County and has been engaged in
farming. In October, 1861, he enlisted in the Twentieth Kentucky
Volunteer Infantry; mustered out January 18, 1865, as first lieutenenant
of Company K. He afterward returned to Jessamine County where he has
since resided; was elected County Assessor in 1872 and served until 1876.
He was married August 14, 1866, to Sophronia, daughter of John Cobb,
of Jessamine County. They have two children, William, born April 19, 1869
and Minnie, born July 17, 1878. Mr. Burton owns twenty acres.
He is a Republican in politics.
Nancy (House) Perry
has contributed assorted info for this Ventner section,
including data that went into the creation of
"Cobb Listings in Cemeteries of Jessamine Co, KY.
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Eva (Johns) Marsee
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