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Descendants of

John White Cobb

Sarah (Hunter) Cobb


John White Cobb
son of
John Addison &Susan(White) Cobb
grandson of
Ventner Cobb
b: 08 Oct 1818 KY
d: 22 Nov 1893 Jessamine Co, KY
Sarah Hunter
daughter of
Nathan &Atha(Fain) Hunter
b: 19 Mar 1825 KY
d: 28 Jun 1896 (of the Flux, at the home of A.A. Burton)

List of Descendants
  • (1) Frances Cobb
    m: Merritt Martin

  • (2) James William Cobb
    b: 26 Jul 1842 Jessamine Co, KY
    d: 01 May 1927 Jessamine Co, KY
    m: Mary Elizabeth Taylor

  • (3) Sophronia Cobb
    b: 26 Oct 1843 Jessamine Co, KY
    d: 03 May 1893 Jessamine Co, KY
    m: Allen A. Burton, on 14 Aug 1866
    son of Allen &Elizabeth(Williamson) Burton
    b: 17 Mar 1840 Jefferson Co, IN
    d: 24 Oct 1912 Jessamine Co, KY
    Excerpt from
    "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.

  • (4) Nathan Matthew Cobb
    b: 1844 Fayette Co, KY
    d: 1907 Jessamine Co, KY
    m: #1=Judith Ann Sanders
    daughter of David &Rebecca(Renfro) Sanders
    b: 1845 Garrard Co, KY
    d: Bef 1882 Jessamine Co, KY
    m: #2=Mary Frances Hunter
    daughter of John Hunter
    b: 20 Mar 1864
    d: 03 Dec 1930 (Pulmonary TB)

  • (5) Henry H. Cobb
    b: 14 Jun 1846 Jessamine Co, KY
    d: 24 Nov 1913 Jessamine Co, KY (at Little Hickman)
    m: Elizabeth Jane Blakeman
    b: 1845 KY
    d: 24 May 1920

  • (6) Marietta Cobb
    b: 1851 Jessamine Co, KY
    d: 1860 Jessamine Co, KY

  • (7) Newton Pendleton Cobb
    b: 30 Oct 1854 Jessamine Co, KY
    d: 14 Mar 1925 (Bronchitis)
    m: #1=Catherine Collins
    b: 1858 Jessamine Co, KY
    m: #2=Lydia Browning
    b: 1879 Fleming Co, KY

  • (8) John Thomas Cobb
    b: 22 Oct 1855 Jessamine Co, KY
    d: 16 Nov 1933 Jessamine Co, KY (at his home)
    m: #1=Mary Elizabeth Sanders
    daughter of David &Rebecca(Renfro) Sanders
    b: 15 Feb 1864 Jessamine Co, KY
    d: 12 Apr 1890 (in childbirth)
    m: #2=Agnes Johns
    b: 20 May 1872 TN
    d: 16 Feb 1956 Jessamine Co, KY

  • (9) Nancy Ellen Cobb
    b: 11 Feb 1857 Jessamine Co, KY
    d: 24 Aug 1865 Jessamine Co, KY

  • (10) Conrad Chrisman Cobb
    b: Nov 1858 Madison Co, KY
    d: 26 Jan 1930 Jessamine Co, KY
    m: #1=Mary Huddleston
    b: 1894 KY
    m: #2=Nancy A. Hendren
    b: 21 Jan 1861 Madison Co, KY
    d: 07 Jun 1909 Owen Co, KY

  • (11) Fountain Robert Cobb
    b: 14 Sep 1860 Jessamine Co, KY
    d: 03 Jan 1955 Jessamine Co, KY
    m: #1=Mary Jane English
    daughter of Lafayette & Sarah (Underwood) English
    b: 12 Feb 1864 KY
    d: 01 Aug 1923 Jessamine Co, KY
    m: #2=Bertha Chaney
    daughter of John Keene & Donella (Jones) Chaney
    b: 11 Dec 1898 Madison Co, KY
    d: 08 Jan 1996 Nicholasville, KY

  • (12) Sarah Frances Cobb
    b: 1863
    d: 1947
    m: Merritt Martin

  • (13) Arkie Cobb
    b: 1868 Jessamine Co, KY
    d: 04 Sep 1876 Jessamine Co, KY

  • (14) Arkin Cobb
    1868 Jessamine Co, KY

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