The Cobb Family

Cobb Family


Generation 1

Henry Cobb was born 1596 at Reculver, Kent, England and died 1679 at Barnstable, Plymouth Colony (now Barnstable Co., MA).  For information on his ancestry see Paul B. McBride's Genealogy Page.  He married first April 1631 to Patience Hurst at Plymouth, Plymouth Colony (now Plymouth Co., MA).  She died 4 May 1648 at Barnstable, Plymouth Colony (now Barnstable Co., MA).  Henry Cobb married second 12 December 1649 to Sarah Hinckley.  She was born c22 November 1629 at Tenterden, Kent, England and died 1679.  For information on her family see the Hinckley Family.

Children of Henry Cobb and Patience Hurst:

  1. John Cobb
  2. Edward Cobb
  3. James Cobb
  4. Mary Cobb
  5. Hannah Cobb
  6. Patience Cobb
  7. Gershom Cobb
  8. Eleazer Cobb
Children of Henry Cobb and Sarah Hinckley
  1. Mehitable Cobb
  2. Samuel Cobb
  3. Sarah Cobb
  4. Jonathan Cobb
  5. Sarah Cobb
  6. Henry Cobb
  7. Mehitable Cobb
  8. Experience Cobb

Generation 2

Henry Cobb was born 3 September 1665 at Barnstable, Plymouth Colony (now Barnstable Co., MA) and died 24 September 1725 at Stonington, New London Co., CT.  He married Lois Hallett 10 April 1690 at Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA.  She was born 1672 at Barnstable, Plymouth Colony (now Barnstable Co., MA) and died after 21 November 1726 at Stonington, New London Co., CT.  For information on her ancestry see the Hallett Family.  They removed from Barnstable to Stonington, sources disagree as to date.  They had the following children:
  1. Gideon Cobb
  2. Eunice Cobb
  3. Lois Cobb
  4. Nathan Cobb
  5. Elkanah Cobb
  6. Ebenezer Cobb
  7. Mary Cobb
  8. Henry Cobb
  9. Hallett Cobb

Generation 3

Eunice Cobb was born 18 September 1693 at Barnstable, Barnstable Co., MA and died 1 February 1759 at Groton, New London Co., CT.  She married Benadam Gallup II 11 January 1715/6 at Stonington, New London Co., CT.  He was born 18 April 1693 at New London (now Groton), New London Co., CT and died 30 September 1755 at Groton, New London Co., CT.  Both are buried in the Gallup Cemetery, Ledyard, New London Co., CT  For further information see the Gallup Family.  They had the following children:
  1. Benadam Gallup III
  2. Esther Gallup
  3. Eunice Gallup (twin)
  4. Lois Gallup (twin)
  5. William Gallup
  6. Henry Gallup
  7. Nathan Gallup
  8. Ebenezer Gallup
  9. Thomas Prentice Gallup
  10. Hannah Gallup
  11. Sarah Gallup

Sources

Cemetery visitation by Susan Frost Bennett, Gallup Cemetery, Ledyard, CT 11 June 1996

New England Marriages Prior to 1700 by Clarence Almon Torrey, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD 1985

Pedigree chart prepared by Don G. Olmstead

Gallup Genealogy by Darwin C. Gallup and Josephine Middleton Peck, Gallup Family Association, 1966

Genealogical Register of the First Settlers of New England by John Farmer, Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD 1994

History of the Town of Stonington, County of New London, Connecticut, from its First Settlement in 1649 to 1900, with a Genealogical Register of Stonington Families by Richard Anson Wheeler, Lawrence Verry Inc., Mystic, CT 1966

Original Lists of Persons of Quality 1600-1700 by John Camden Hotten,  Genealogical Publishing Co., Baltimore, MD 1980

The Family of John Howland Mayflower Passenger Five Generations by Mrs. Curtis W. (Mardenna J.) Hunter,  Indianapolis, IN 1970

Families of the Pilgrims:  John Howland by Hubert Kinney Shaw,  Massachusetts Society of Maylfower Descendants, Boston 1955

John Howland of the Mayflower, Volume 1:  The First Five Generations Through his first child Desire Howland and her husband Captain John Gorham by Elizabeth Pearson White, Picton Press, Camden, ME 1990

Everingham Database by Kimball G. Everingham at http://www-cmrc.sri.com/kim/intro.html

Paul B. McBride's Genealogy Page at http://www.tiac.net/users/pmcbride/genweb.html

Mayflower by Lori Steadman at http://genealogy.org/~smcgee/genweb/other_db.html#mayflow7

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