Rob's Genealogy

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Person Page 200

James Washington Cobb1,2,3,4

born 27 November 1847, died 19 December 1869

Family: Tennessee Jane Caple (born about 1849)

Facts and Notes

  • Birth: 11 January 18472
  • Birth: 27 November 1847; Mississippi, USAB1,3
  • Residence: 1850; Lowndes County, Mississippi, USAB; Age: 35
  • Residence: 1860; Middle Division, Fayette County, Alabama, USAB; Age: 406
  • Marriage: 24 December 1867; Tennessee Jane Caple; Conway County, Arkansas, USAB4
  • Residence: 24 December 1867; Conway County, Arkansas, USAB4
  • Death: 19 December 1869; Conway County, Arkansas, USAB; He died at age 23 after being shot.1,3,2
  • Burial: After 19 December 1869; Old Salem Cemetery, Conway County, Arkansas, USAB2
  • Note: Another James W. Cobb, who was also born in Alabama in 1847, was residing in Carrollton (Pickens County), Alabama in 1850, according to the 1850 Federal Census. He was the son of John and Sarah Cobb (both from South Carolina). Is he the "John W." that settled in Louisiana and could he have been confused with John Washington in some genealogies? In the 1880 census, James W. lists his father and mother as being born in Alabama and S. Carolina, respectively.


  1. [S457] Daniel, Martha Stone, Genealogy Project, Daniel, Martha Stone. Genealogy Project. Privately held by Provided by Richard S. Cobb, Arlington, Virginia, 1995., Descendants of Alexander Cobb
  2. [S403], U.S., Find A Grave Index, 1600s-Current, Record for James W. Cobb
  3. [S458], U.S., Federal Census Mortality Schedules Index, 1850-1880, Jackson, Ron V., Accelerated Indexing Systems, comp.. AIS Mortality Schedules Index. Compiled and digitized by Mr. Jackson and AIS from microfilmed schedules of the U.S. Federal Decennial Census, territorial/state censuses, and/or census substitutes., Record for James Cobb
  4. [S634], Arkansas, County Marriages Index, 1837-1957, Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957. Index. FamilySearch, Salt Lake City, Utah, 2009, 2011. Arkansas County Marriages, 1838–1957, database, FamilySearch; from Arkansas Courts of Common Pleas and County Clerks. Digital images of originals housed at various county courthouses in the State of Arkansas. Marriage records., Record for Tennessee Jane Caple
  5. [S398], 1850 United States Federal Census, Year: 1850; Census Place: Lowndes, Mississippi; Roll: M432_376; Page: 101B; Image: 206, Record for Alexander Cobb
  6. [S415], 1860 United States Federal Census, Year: 1860; Census Place: Middle Division, Fayette, Alabama; Roll: M653_9; Page: 450; Image: 456; Family History Library Film: 803009, Record for Alexander Cobb