Jesse Cobb

Male1791–22 December 1865

Brief Life History of Jesse

When Jesse Cobb was born in 1791, in Hawkins, Tennessee, United States, his father, Pharoah Cobb, was 39 and his mother, Barsheba Whitehead, was 40. He married Leannah Cox about 1820. They were the parents of at least 2 sons and 2 daughters. He died on 22 December 1865, in Chattanooga, Hamilton, Tennessee, United States, at the age of 74.

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Family Time Line

Jesse Cobb
Leannah Cox
Marriage: about 1820
Catherine Louise Cobb
Mary Barsheba Whitehead Cobb
Jesse Hopkins Cobb
Pharoah Arthur Cobb

Sources (1)

  • Jesse Cobb in household of P A Cobb, "United States Census, 1860"

Spouse and Children

  • Marriage
    about 1820
  • Children (4)

    Parents and Siblings

    Siblings (6)

    +1 More Child

    World Events (8)


    Age 0

    Bill of Rights guarantees individual freedom.

    1796 · Tennessee Becomes a State

    Age 5

    On June 1, 1796, Tennessee became the 16th state.


    Age 21

    War of 1812. U.S. declares war on Britain over British interference with American maritime shipping and westward expansion.

    Name Meaning

    English and Scottish (Angus): 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.

    Irish: shortened form of McCobb , a patronymic from the personal name Hob, an English pet form of Robert .

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

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