Rob's Genealogy

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Person Page 232

Henry Cobb1

born 1687, died between 29 September and 27 November 1763

Family: Mary Hardy (born UNKNOWN)

  • James Cobb+ (born UNKNOWN, died between 29 October and 30 November 1792)
  • John Cobb+ (born about 1750, died between 8 September and 30 November 1809)

Facts and Notes

  • Death: Between 29 September and 27 November 1763; Bertie County, North Carolina, USAB1,2
  • Birth: 16871
  • Note: Henry was the first Cobb of the Alabama lineage to settle outside of Virginia. He apparently settled in Bertie County, North Carolina, (date unknown) thereby beginning the southward-westard migration of the Alabama Cobbs.
    REF: Cobb. JE Cobb, JR (Col, USA ret), Date and publisher unknown, pg 91.

    According to JE Cobb, Henry also had another son named William.


  1. [S20] John E. Cobb Jr., Cobb Jr., John E., Cobb and Cobbs: Early Virginians, Cobb Jr., John E.. Cobb and Cobbs: Early Virginians. Alexandria, Virginia: The Durant Publishing Company, 1976., pg 91
  2. [S642] Cobb, John, "Last Will and Testament", Cobb, John. "Last Will and Testament". 29 Sep 1763., This will was proved at the Bertie County Courthouse on 27 November 1763