The Mastin Cobb Family of
South Carolina

Acting File Manager Betty Harris





Mastin Cobb was born on 31 Oct 1793 in SC and died on 26 Jul 1868 in Williamston, SC. He married Mary Bradley in about 1810. She died in 1860. They had 12 children. Since this man was born in 1793 in SC he would be 7 in 1800 when he should show up with a family. However, looking at the 1800 census records for a Cobb family that he would fit into we find none that have a son under 10 who have not already been identified as belonging to a specific line.

DNA work has shown that he doesn't appear to be a genetic match for any other line of Cobb or Cobbs.

The census record does show two potential families with the name indexed as COB. There is a Samer or Seemer Cob listed who has at least one male under 10 and this family is in Colleton Co, SC. This could be the family for this Mastin Cobb.

And the 1800 census has a Sarah Cob who has 1 male under 10. The head of the family, Sarah Cob is
between 26 and 44 and she is in Laurens Co, SC. She could be the mother of this Mastin Cobb.

The following records may be of some use to researchers of this line.

Anderson Co. SC Deed Index, P-158, Oct. 1820, Mastin Cobb to Robert H. Briggs, 216A-Waters of Georges Crk.

Anderson Dist. SC Plat Book #4, p. 19_, 29 Sep. 1830, Mastin Cobb, Barkers Ck. of Little River, 415 acres, neighbors: David Geer [Greer], John Robinson, Laban Massey, Hugh Clement, Henry Reed, David Cummings.

SCDAH Series: S213192 Volume - 0049 Page - 00260 Item - 02 Date: 1830/11/23 Description: COBB, MARTIN, PLAT FOR 415 ACRES ON BRANCHES OF BARKERS CREEK, ANDERSON DISTRICT, SURVEYED BY ASA CLINKSCALES. Names Indexed: COBB, MARTIN/CLINKSCALES, ASA/REED, HENRY/GUIGNARD, JAMES S./ROBINSON, JOHN/GRIER, DAVID/MASSEY, LABAN/CLEMENTS, HUGH/HODGES, JAMES/COBB, NOAH/CUMMINS, DAVID/ALLEN, JAMES/REED, WILLIAM

Anderson Gazette, 6 Sep. 1844, Announcement of polling places and managers: Gantt's Store: Tillman Hanks, Mastin Cobb, John O. Gantt

1850 Anderson Co., Eastern Sub-Division p.247 #127: Mastin Cobb, 57, farmer, no re.

Anderson Co. SC Deed Index, B-2-11, 30 Dec. 1852, Mastin Cobb to Alexander Clement, 80A-

1860 Anderson Co. SC census, 4th Regiment [Barkers Ck. neighborhood], p. 200A #695: Mastin Cobb 62 farmer 2000/7000, Robinson Cobb 40 school teacher, Parentha 19.

Robinson is disabled and ends up in Henderson Co, TX where he dies 30 Oct 1878. The settlement of his estate shows some interesting things he owned.

We have two Cobb males descended from this line who have participated in the DNA projects. Check out the chart for these two males. Codes are used for their names because we do not have permission to use their names here.



Descendants of Mastin Cobb of SC


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