Sarah Sallie Cobb

1815–about 1855 (Age 40)
Piney Grove Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States

The Life of Sarah Sallie

Sarah Sallie Cobb was born in 1815, in Piney Grove Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States. She married Benajah Britt Carr in 1837, in Sampson, North Carolina, United States. They were the parents of at least 5 sons and 4 daughters. She lived in Sampson, North Carolina, United States in 1850. She died about 1855, in Halls Township, Sampson, North Carolina, United States, at the age of 40.

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Benajah Britt Carr
Sarah Sallie Cobb
Marriage: 1837
Mary Carr
Redden Turner Carr
Susan Carr
Harry James Carr
Ashia Mariah Carr
John G. Carr
Charles Henry Carr
Joshua Thomas Carr
Sarah Sallie Carr

Spouse and Children

    Benajah Britt Carr



Sampson, North Carolina, United States


    Mary Carr


    Redden Turner Carr


    Susan Carr


    Harry James Carr


    Ashia Mariah Carr


+4 More Children

World Events (7)

1819 · Panic! of 1819

Age 4

With the Aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars the global market for trade was down. During this time, America had its first financial crisis and it lasted for only two years. 
1820 · Making States Equal

Age 5

The Missouri Compromise helped provide the entrance of Maine as a free state and Missouri as a slave state into the United States. As part of the compromise, slavery was prohibited north of the 36°30′ parallel, excluding Missouri.
1830 · The Second Great Awakening

Age 15

Being a second spiritual and religious awakening, like the First Great Awakening, many Churches began to spring up from other denominations. Many people began to rapidly join the Baptist and Methodist congregations. Many converts to these religions believed that the Awakening was the precursor of a new millennial age.

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)

  • Sally Carr in household of Benj B Carr, "United States Census, 1850"
  • Sallie Carr in entry for Joshua T Carr and Julia A Richardson, "North Carolina, County Marriages, 1762-1979 "
  • Sallie Cobb in entry for C. H. Carr, "North Carolina Deaths, 1906-1930"

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