Sarah Cobb

1839–1862 (Age 23)
Jennings, Indiana, United States

The Life of Sarah

When Sarah Cobb was born in 1839, in Jennings, Indiana, United States, her father, Reuben S. Cobb, was 26 and her mother, Almira E Hopkins, was 23. She married Elmore Harte Mundell on 1 May 1858, in Hobart, Hobart Township, Lake, Indiana, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. She lived in Taylor Township, Howard, Indiana, United States in 1850 and Lake, Indiana, United States in 1860. She died on 18 September 1862, in Hobart, Hobart Township, Lake, Indiana, United States, at the age of 23.

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Family Time Line

Elmore Harte Mundell
1830–1907
Sarah Cobb
1839–1862
Marriage: 1 May 1858
Sarah Ann Mundell
1860–1914
Charles Mundell
1862–1935

Spouse and Children

MARRIAGE
1 May 1858
Hobart, Hobart Township, Lake, Indiana, United States
children

(2)

    Sarah Ann Mundell

    Female1860–1914Female

    Charles Mundell

    Male1862–1935Male

Parents and Siblings

siblings

(10)

    Nancy Cobb

    Female1837–1879Female

    Female1839–1862Female

    Serilda Bonilea Cobb

    Female1843–1909Female

    Martin S. Cobb

    Male1844–1922Male

    Samantha Jane "Jennie" Cobb

    Female1847–Female

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World Events (4)

1841 · Indiana Nears Bankruptcy

Age 2

The State of Indiana was near bankruptcy in 1841 due to the inability to repay interest incurred for the Massive Internal Improvement Act. The state liquidated much of its public works. Many of the projects were handed over to the state’s creditors as a way to reduce debt. Only two of the eight proposed infrastructure projects were completed by the creditors.
1846

Age 7

U.S. acquires vast tracts of Mexican territory in wake of Mexican War including California and New Mexico.
1851 · Constitution of 1851

Age 12

Due to the state’s financial crisis during the previous decade and growing criticism toward state government. Voters approve the Constitution of 1851 which forbade the state government from going into debt.

Name Meaning

English (mainly Dorset; also East Anglia):1. from the Middle English byname or personal name Cobbe, Cobba, or its Old Norse cognate Kobbi, which are probably from an element meaning ‘lump’, used to denote a large man. 2. from a reduced form of Jacob .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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Sources (3)

  • Sarah Cobb in household of Reuben S Cobb, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sarah Mundell in household of Elmore Mundell, "United States Census, 1860"
  • Sarah Cobb, "Indiana Marriages, 1811-2007"

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