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Rev Henry Cobb

Male 1608 - 1679  (71 years)


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  • Name Henry Cobb 
    Prefix Rev 
    Relationshipwith Kathleen Alice Jones-Rouse
    Born 1608  , Kent, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Religion See Notes 
    • Brought up in the Church of England
      As a young man, because of the wrongs tolerated in that Church, broke away and joined the Pilgrims.
      United with a Congregational Church in London, of which the Rev. John Lothropp was then pastor.
    Old Address See Notes  [1
    • Remained in Plymouth until 1636 when the family moved to Scituate, Mass.
      In 1840 when they became farmers in the lower part of Barnstable.

      He moved to Scituate, Massachusetts, in 1633, with some of his friends because there was little room left for growth in Plymouth. and from there to Barnstable, Massachusetts, in 1639.
    Occupation He was Deacon or Ruling Elder in Scituate and Barnstable 34 years. 
    Occupation Held various civil offices 
    Occupation Rev & Farmer 
    Occupation 1659 to 1662 
    Deputy to the General Court of the Colony 
    Immigration Information Came from England to Plymouth, Mass in 1628 
    • He came to America in MayFlower II in 1629.
    To Lady Kathleen 9 x great grandfather 
    Died 1679  Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Buried Hyannis South Street Cemetery, Hyannis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Person ID I1240  Enchanted Family Tree
    Last Modified 11 Sep 2020 

    Father Baronet Henry Cobb,   b. 1561, Reculver, Kent, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1617  (Age 56 years) 
    Mother Pleasance Reddwood,   b. 1561, , Kent, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1610, Reculver, Kent, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 49 years) 
    Married 1603  Reculver, Kent, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Family ID F2240  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 1 Patience Hurst,   b. 1611, , , England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 4 May 1648, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 37 years) 
    Married 1631  Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Henry and his 2 wives had 16 children, 3 born in Plymouth, 2 in Scituate and 11 in Barnstable.
    Children 
     1. John Cobb,   b. 7 Jun 1632,   d. Yes, date unknown
     2. James Cobb,   b. 14 Jan 1633,   d. Yes, date unknown
     3. Patience Cobb,   b. 1635,   d. Yes, date unknown
     4. Mary Cobb,   b. 24 Mar 1636,   d. Yes, date unknown
     5. Hannah Cobb,   b. 5 Oct 1639,   d. Yes, date unknown
     6. Patience Cobb,   b. 15 Mar 1640,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Gershom Cobb,   b. 10 Jan 1643,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Eleazer Cobb,   b. 30 Mar 1648,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F572  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family 2 Sarah Hinckley,   b. 22 Nov 1629, Tenterden, Kent, England, United Kingdom Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Feb 1686, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 56 years) 
    Married 12 Dec 1649  Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • Henry and his 2 wives had 16 children, 3 born in Plymouth, 2 in Scituate and 11 in Barnstable.
    Children 
     1. Mehitable Cobb,   b. 1 Sep 1651, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 8 Mar 1652  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Samuel Cobb,   b. 12 Oct 1654, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 7 Sep 1727, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years)
     3. Sarah Cobb,   b. 15 Jan 1658, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 25 Jan 1658  (Age 0 years)
     4. Deacon Jonathan Cobb,   b. 10 Apr 1660, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1728  (Age 67 years)
     5. Sarah Cobb,   b. 10 Mar 1662, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 1742  (Age 79 years)
     6. Henry Cobb,   b. 3 Sep 1665, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     7. Mehitable Cobb,   b. 15 Feb 1667, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
     8. Experience Cobb,   b. 11 Sep 1671, Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. Yes, date unknown
    Last Modified 14 Mar 2012 
    Family ID F568  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
    Link to Google MapsBorn - 1608 - , Kent, England, United Kingdom Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 1631 - Plymouth, Plymouth, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsMarried - 12 Dec 1649 - Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsDied - 1679 - Barnstable, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
    Link to Google MapsBuried - - Hyannis South Street Cemetery, Hyannis, Barnstable, Massachusetts, United States Link to Google Earth
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  • Headstones
    Hyannis South Street Cemetery
    Hyannis South Street Cemetery

  • Sources 
    1. [S8] - Misc Source Notes, Cobb Family, L. H. Cobb, #CS 71 C653 (Reliability: 3), 1897.
      There is a stone monument to Henry Cobb in Barnstable, Massachusetts. The inscription on the monument reads: On This Land Stood the Stone Fortification House Built by Deacon Henry Cobb.