Ebenezer Cobb Jr

22 March 1694–8 December 1801 (Age 107)
Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America

The Life Summary of Ebenezer

When Ebenezer Cobb Jr was born on 22 March 1694, in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts Bay Colony, British Colonial America, his father, Ebenezer Cobb, was 22 and his mother, Mercy Holmes, was 20. He married Ruth Tinkham on 28 July 1722, in Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States. They were the parents of at least 1 son and 1 daughter. He died on 8 December 1801, in Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States, at the age of 107, and was buried in Kingston, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States.

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Ebenezer Cobb Jr
Lydia Stephens
Marriage: 25 November 1727
Ruth Cob
Lydia Cobb
John Cobb
Mercy Cobb
Sarah Cobb
Wiliam Cobb
Malakiah Cobb
Seth Cobb
Hannah Cobb

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  • Marriage
    25 November 1727Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States
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    World Events (2)

    Age 82
    Thomas Jefferson's American Declaration of Independence endorsed by Congress. Colonies declare independence.
    1776 · The Declaration to the King
    Age 82
    """At the end of the Second Continental Congress the 13 colonies came together to petition independence from King George III. With no opposing votes, the Declaration of Independence was drafted and ready for all delegates to sign on the Fourth of July 1776. While many think the Declaration was to tell the King that they were becoming independent, its true purpose was to be a formal explanation of why the Congress voted together to declare their independence from Britain. The Declaration also is home to one of the best-known sentences in the English language, stating, “We hold these truths to be self-evident, that all men are created equal, that they are endowed by their Creator with certain unalienable Rights, that among these are Life, Liberty and the pursuit of Happiness."""""""

    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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    • Ebenezer Cobb in entry for Hannah Cobb, "Massachusetts Births and Christenings, 1639-1915"
    • Ebenezer Cobb, "Massachusetts Marriages, 1841-1915"
    • Ebenezer Cobb in entry for Lydia Cobb, "Massachusetts Deaths and Burials, 1795-1910"

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