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Biographical Sketch of James Cobb

James Cobb, born in Woodstock, Vt., came to Stowe when a boy, where he learned the carpenter and joiner trade, and finally settled on road 17. He died May 8, 1871, aged fifty-five years. His widow,, and son Enos B., yet reside here.

Francis Cobb

This family can easily be traced back 300 years to Henry Cobb1, b. 1886 in the County of Rent. Eng. He came to America in 1629 and was a prominent man in Barnstable, Mass., where he lived and d. He left sixteen children. His eldest son, John2, b. June 7, 1632, in Plymouth, Mass., had …

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Francis Cobb

2. FRANCIS7 COBB (Francis6, Ebenezer5-4-3, John2, Henry1) b. March 20, 1789; m. first, Feb. 7, 1814, Elizabeth W. Lucy of Cornish, who d. Dec. 13, 1814, with her two infant children; m. second, Sept. 26, 1815, Joanna Coburn of Cornish. who d. May 19, 1820, aged 38; m. third, March 7, 1821, Mrs. Betsey (Bruce) …

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Edmund Hooker Cobb

3. EDMUND HOOKER8 COBB (Francis7-6, Ebenezer5-4-3, John2, Henry1) b. -Nov. 25. 1822; m. April 10. 1851, Hannah Penniman of Cornish, b. Nov. 26, 1824, in Hartland, Vt., dau. of Amos and Polly (Mace) Penniman. For some years they res. on the old homestead in Cornish and then rem. to East Plainfield. He d. July 27. …

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Ebenezer Cobb

1. EBENEZER6 COBB (Ebenezer5-4-3, John2, Henry1) brother of Francis, b. Sept. 27. 1760; m. Nov. 17, 1790. Mrs. Mary (Harlow) Porter, b. Sept. 7, 1765, and d. Sept. 28, 1839. He d. in Cornish Oct. 15, 1846, aged 86. Children, all b. in Cornish: i. EBENEZER, b. Aug. 12. 1791; m. first, Ruth Stevens of …

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Levi Cobb

2. LEVI7 COBB (Ebenezer6-5-4-3, John2, Henry1) b. March 12, 1795; m. Jan. 2, 1823, Calista S. Bugbee of Woodstock, Vt.. b. March 12, 1801, and d. Jan. 3, 1861. He d. April 14, 1840, aged 45. A farmer and spent his life on the homestead of his father. Children, all b. in Cornish: i. LIVONA …

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Levi Henry Cobb

3. LEVI HENRY8 COBB (Levi7, Ebenezer6-5-4-3, John2, Henry1) b. June 30, 1827. He m. Jan. 12, 1858, Harriet J. Herrick at Malone, N. Y., b. in Milton, Vt., Jan. 10, 1827. Children: i. MARY ABBIE, b. March 7, 1859; m. , Rev. E. F. Hunt. Res., Conway, Mass. ii. HARRIET ELIZABETH, b. March 16, 1860; …

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Charles Vinal Cobb

4. CHAS. VINAL8 COBB (Levi7, Ebenezer6-5-4-3, John2, Henry1) b. May 18, 1829; m. June 12, 1850, Betsey A. Day of Cornish, dau. of Samuel C. and Mahala (Wood) Day. Res. a short time in Ashland, Mass., then he settled in Lebanon, where he spent the greater part of his life. Here was revealed the true …

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