The Cobbs of Lincoln County, North Carolina

(And the surrounding area)

 

PART THREE

 

Chapter Nine – 1930

 

 

 

Contents (In Chronological Order)

1930 Census – Lincoln County, North Carolina

1930 Census – Catawba County, North Carolina

1930 Census – Caldwell County, North Carolina

1930 Census – Burke County, North Carolina

1930 Census – Gaston County, North Carolina

1930 Census – Cleveland County, North Carolina

1930 Census – Rutherford County, North Carolina

1930 Census – Robeson County, North Carolina

1930 Census – Polk County, North Carolina

1930 Census – Mecklenburg County, North Carolina

1930 Census – Cherokee County, South Carolina

1930 Census – York County, South Carolina

1930 Census – Spartanburg County, South Carolina

1930 Census – Richland County, South Carolina

 

 

 

LINCOLN COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

 

17 April - Catawba Springs Township

Grover A. Cobb

 

Age

36

Born

NC

Md 16

Parents

NC/NC

Gurthie

 

 

38

 

NC

 

 

 

Walter

 

 

13

 

NC

 

 

 

Estelle

 

 

10

 

NC

 

 

 

Robert

 

 

06

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Grover A. Cobb was the son of Patrick Vann Cobb and Sarah Fish, the grandson of Calvin McKelvin Cobb and Martha Sigmon, the great grandson of John Cobb and Sarah Bumgarner, the great-great grandson of Benjamin M. Cobb and Violetta Morris, and the great-great-great grandson of Clisby Cobb and Margaret Halsey Young.

 

Grover was born 24 February 1894, and died 22 November 1954.  He married Girthia Nantz about 1915.  She was born in 1892, and died 25 January 1981.  They had four children, all shown above. 

 

18 April - Catawba Springs Township

Van P. Cobb

 

Age

62

Born

NC

Md 39

Parents

NC/NC

Sarah

 

 

58

 

NC

 

 

 

Roy Jones (son-law)

      

 

34

 

NC

Md 15

 

NC

Cordie Jones (dau)

      

 

34

 

NC

 

 

 

Early Jones

 

 

13

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Patrick Vann Cobb was the father of Grover A. Cobb above.  He was born 28 March 1868, and died 27 July 1935.  He was buried at New Hope Methodist Church in Lincoln County.  He married Sarah R. Fish on 18 January 1891 in Catawba County.   She was born 19 January 1872, and died 03 December 1947.  She is buried beside her husband.

 

Patrick and Sarah had only two children; Grover A. whose family is listed above, and Cordia Eula born 1896.  She married Roy Jones on 17 November 1914 in Lincoln County.  They moved to Mecklenburg County after this enumeration.

 

09 April - 2nd Ward - Lincolnton

J.A. Cobb

 

Age

49

Born

NC

Widow

Parents

NC/NC

Harold

 

 

22

 

NC

 

 

 

Lander

 

 

20

 

NC

 

 

 

Paul

 

 

17

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

John Alexander Cobb was the son of Calvin McKelvin Cobb and Martha Sigmon, the grandson of John Cobb and Sarah Bumgarner, the great grandson of Benjamin M. Cobb and Violetta Morris, and the great-great grandson of Clisby Cobb and Margaret Halsey Young.

 

John married Leckie Eva Lowe on 27 January 1901 in Lincoln County.  She was born in 1880, and died in May 1938.  Her omission from this enumeration is unexplained.

 

John and Leckie had five children; Austin A. 1902 ... Floyd Louis “Claude” 1904 ... Harold Jacob 1907 ... Lander Marion 1909 ...  and Paul in 1914.  There is no record of Austin after the 1920 census.  Harold was born 24 August 1907, and died 08 January 1985.  He is buried at Salem Lutheran Church in Catawba County.  He married Josie Finger, who was born on 02 January 1915.  Floyd married in 1927, and was living next door at the time of this enumeration.  Lander was born 05 October 1909, and died 13 November 1982.  There is no record of Paul after this census.

 

09 April - 2nd Ward - Lincolnton

Floyd Cobb

 

Age

25

Born

NC

Md 03

Parents

NC/NC

Eveline H.

 

 

21

 

NC

 

 

 

Lewis

 

 

2-02M

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Floyd Louis Cobb was the son of John Alexander Cobb and Leckie Eva Lowe above.  He was born 21 October 1904, and died 03 May 1986.  There is no record of his wife Emeline or son Lewis after this enumeration.

 

CATAWBA COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

15 April - Jacobs Fork Township

Junius W. Cobb

 

Age

51

Born

NC

Md 28

Parents

NC/NC

Willie G.

 

 

 

47

NC

 

 

 

Bernice E.

 

 

 

14

NC

 

 

 

Annie P.

 

 

 

12

NC

 

 

 

Leona G.

 

 

 

07

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Junius William Cobb was the son of William Rufus Cobb and Sophia Abernathy, the grandson of Robert Cobb and Elenor Phillips, the great grandson of James Cobb and Sarah Beach, and the great-great grandson of Ambrose Cobb (Sr) from the 1790 census of Lincoln County. 

 

Junius was born 24 June 1879, and died 07 November 1966.   He married Willie Grace Hilton in Catawba County on 08 December 1901.  She was born 24 June 1882, and died 20 February 1948.  They are both buried at Wesley’s Chapel Methodist Church in Catawba County.

 

Junius and Willie had eight children: Bessie 1902 ... Robert Kenneth 1903 ... Mary Pearl 1906 ... Ira Bain 1907 ... Roby L. 1911 ... Bernice E. 1916 ... Annie Pearl 1918 ... and Leona G. in 1922. 

 

Since the last census in 1920, Robert Kenneth had married in 1928 to Elizabeth Keen, and at the time of this enumeration was employed as a Dog Trainer at the US Proving Ground in Harford County, Maryland.  He was born 15 October 1903, and died 28 May 1980.  His wife Elizabeth was born 25 November 1908, and died 18 July 1976.  They are both buried at Wesley’s Chapel in Catawba County.

 

Ira Bain Cobb was born 25 February 1907, and died 16 October 1988.  He married about 1929 to a Lula “Last Name Unknown”.  At the time of this enumeration they were living in Gaston County, North Carolina.  He is buried in the Church of Epiphany Episcopal Cemetery in Catawba County.

 

Leona G. Cobb was born 04 July 1922, and died 03 January 1963.  She is buried at Wesley’s Chapel Methodist Church in Catawba County.  She married a Mr. Stutts.

 

 

CALDWELL COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

07 April - Hudson Township - Hudson

Jake E. Cobb               Age      20        Born     NC                  Parents             NC      NC

H/H Nora Sherrill

 

This was actually Jack Cobb, son of Thomas B. “Sylvester” Cobb (see next family).

 

22 April - Hudson Township

Sylvester T. Cobb

 

Age

43

Born

NC

Md 10

Parents

NC/NC

Fannie

 

 

36

 

NC

 

 

 

Margaret

 

 

09

 

NC

 

 

 

Ruth

 

 

04M

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas B. “Sylvester” Cobb was the son of Calvin Cobb, grandson of Clisby G. Cobb and Elizabeth West, the great grandson of William Halsey Cobb and Jane Connely, and the great-great grandson of Clisby Cobb and Margaret Halsey Young.

 

Thomas was born in Caldwell County in February 1887, and from census reports it appears he lived there his entire life.  His date of death is not known. 

 

Census data indicates he must have been married twice, the first time about 1910 to a woman that apparently died about 1917-1918.  By her he had four children; Thomas A. 1909 ... Jack 1910 ... Grace R. 1913 ... and Mary 1916.  Then about 1919, he married Rosa “Last Name Unknown” and had Margaret in 1921, and Ruth in 1929.

 

31 May - Little River Township

John A. Cobb

 

Age

50

Born

NC

Single

Parents

NC/NC

Callie Hawkins

 

 

47

 

NC

Widow Sister

 

 

Hellen Hawkins

 

 

14

 

NC

 

 

 

Guyn (m) Hawkins           

 

 

10

 

NC

 

 

 

Donald Hawkins

 

 

08

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

John Archie Cobb was the son of Calvin Cobb, grandson of Clisby G. Cobb and Elizabeth West, great grandson of William Halsey Cobb and Jane Connely, and the great-great grandson of Clisby Cobb and Margaret Halsey Young.

 

John was born in Caldwell County in May 1879, and also apparently lived there all his life.  His date of death is not known.

 

John evidently never married.  This enumeration shows his widowed sister Callie and her children in his household.  Since the last census in 1920, she had married a man named Hawkins who had children Hellen and Guyn by a previous marriage.  Donald was Callie’s only biological child by Hawkins, who himself died before this enumeration.  

 

30 April - Lower Creek Township

Archie E. Cobb

 

Age

35

Born

NC

Md 17

Parents

NC/NC

Nellie

 

   

       35

 

NC

 

 

 

May

 

   

       16

 

NC

 

 

 

Fred

 

   

       13

 

NC

 

 

 

Virgie

 

   

       10

 

NC

 

 

 

Colene

 

  

  7-05M

 

NC

 

 

 

Ruth

 

                  

05

 

NC

 

 

 

Gladys

 

             

2-06M

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Archie Cobb was the son of John Cobb, grandson of Robert Cobb and Leanah Hope, great grandson of Robert Cobb and Elenor Phillips, the great-great grandson of James Cobb and Sarah Beach, and the great-great-great grandson of the Ambrose Cobb (Sr) from the 1790 census of Lincoln County.

 

Archie was born 14 October 1893, and died in January 1972 in Caldwell County.  He married Nellie “Last Name Unknown” about 1896.  They had six children, all shown above.

 

07 April - Rhodhiss Township - Rhodhiss

Haden C. Cobb

 

Age

38

Born

SC

Md 11

Parents

SC/SC

Ethel

 

 

32

 

NC

 

 

 

Haden C.

   

 

11

 

NC

 

 

 

Lucy

 

 

09

 

NC

 

 

 

James

 

 

5-04M

 

NC

 

 

 

Maryann

 

 

3-02M

 

NC

 

 

 

Ella Abernathy

      

 

65

 

NC

Mother-Law

 

 

 

 

Although born in Oconee County, South Carolina, Hayden C. Cobb was the great-great-great grandson of the Ambrose Cobb (Sr) found on the 1790 census of Lincoln County, North Carolina.  He arrived in Caldwell County sometime before the 1920 census.  He married Ethel Abernathy there about 1919.  This enumeration is the last record of any member of this family.

 

 

BURKE COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

 

07 April - Icard Township - 6th Dist

 

Bessie Cobb

 

Age

52

Born

NC

Widow

Parents

NC/NC

Annie

 

 

29

 

NC

 

 

 

Hazel

 

 

28

 

NC

 

 

 

Benjamin

     

 

24

 

NC

 

 

 

Jacob

 

 

20

 

NC

 

 

 

Louise

 

 

18

 

NC

 

 

 

Bobby (m)

      

 

16

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Bessie Cobb was the widow of Obidiah Harrison Cobb, who was the son of Rufus Franklin Cobb and Frances Cathey, the grandson of Henry Cobb and Nancy Hilton / Helton, the great grandson of Robert Cobb and Elenor Phillips, great-great grandson of James Cobb and Sarah Beach, and the great-great-great grandson of the Ambrose Cobb (Sr) from the 1790 census of Lincoln County.

 

Obidiah was born 11 January 1874, and died 14 February 1914.  He is buried in Oakwood Cemetery at Hickory, in Catawba County.  He married Bessie Iona Starr in Burke County on 17 December 1902.  She was born 09 March 1876, and died 23 December 1931.  She is buried beside her husband.

 

Obidiah and Bessie had seven children:

Annie Mae, born 16 January 1899, died 12 January 1990.  Married Frances Abee.

Hazel Ettabelle, born 23 May 1902, died 04 April 1984.  Married Charles Coffey.

Frankie Louella, born 15 August 1904, died 10 October 1992.  Married Vernon Herman.

Benjamin Harrison, born 1906, died 1991.  Married Elizabeth Martin.

Rufus Jacob, born 01 May 1909, died 01 March 1967.  Married Mae Iona Spencer.

Cathy Louise, born 07 January 1912, died 12 March 1974.  Married William A. Wilson.

Robert Bradford, born 1914.  Married Lallage Cook.

 

28 April - 3rd Ward - Morganton

Mrs. T.Gettys Cobb

 

Age

64

Born

NC

Widow

Parents

NC/NC

Beatrice

         

 

41

 

NC

 

 

 

Mrs R.P. Brown                

 

 

38

 

NC

Dau Widow

 

 

Lucille Cobb

                  

 

34

 

NC

Single

 

 

 

 

Martha Ella Kincaid was the widow of William Theodore Gettys Cobb.  He was the son of Robert Alexander Cobb and Matilda Maxine Falls, and the grandson of James S. Cobb and Frances Hilton / Helton. 

 

Theodore was born 09 Mary 1867, and died 05 July 1916 in Burke County.  He and Martha married 14 December 1887 in Burke County.  She was born 10 June 1866, and died 26 January 1939.

 

They had six children:

Mittie Beatrice, born November 1888.  Apparently never married.

Mary Pauline, born June 1890. 

Donnie M., born July 1892.  Married R.P. Brown about 1917.  No children.

Annie M., born April 1894. 

Alice Lucille, born January 1897.

Robbie E. (female), born March 1898.

 

11 April - Morganton - St Hosp for the Insane

Elizabeth Cobb Age      70        Born     NC

 

12 April - Morganton - St Hosp for the Insane

Mary M. Cobb             Age      34        Born     NC

 

03 April - Lovelady Township - Valdese

Yates E. Cobb

 

Age

21

Born

NC

Md 01

Parents

NC/NC

Margaret H.

   

 

24

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Edwin Yates Cobb was the son of William Eugene Cobb and his second wife Claudia Louise Benfield,  and the grandson of James S. Cobb and Barbara Ann Ford.  He was born 25 May 1910, and died 10 April 1989.  He lived in Burke County his entire life.

 

Yates was married twice; first to Margaret H. “Last Name Unknown” about 1929.  His second wife was Dot Elizabeth Dennie, who was born 13 March 1925, and died 21 June 1989 in Burke County.  There were no known children by either marriage.

 

03 April - Valdese

Robert C. Cobb

 

Age

32

Born

NC

Md 06

Parents

NC/NC

Ettie D.

   

 

30

 

NC

 

 

 

Marion D. (f)

   

 

04

 

IA

 

 

 

Robert C. Jr

   

 

02

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Robert Carr Cobb was the son of William Eugene Cobb and his first wife Mahala Jane Ledford, and the grandson of James S. Cobb and Barbara Ann Ford. 

 

Robert was born 01 March 1897, and died 14 October 1971.  He lived his entire life in Burke County, and is buried there at Oak Hill Methodist Church.  He married Nettie Estelle Devault about 1924.  She was born 06 July 1898, and died 11 October 1988.  She is buried beside her husband.  They had only two known children; Marion and Robert Jr, both shown above.

 

 

GASTON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

 

07 April - South Point Township - Belmont

Sylvanus F. Cobb

 

Age

47

Born

NC

Md 17

Parents

SC/NC

Alice

  

 

37

 

NC

 

 

 

Edgar

 

 

18

 

NC

 

 

 

Jack

 

 

08

 

NC

 

 

 

Christine

      

 

05

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Sylvanus F. Cobb is not identified.  He first appears on the 1910 census of Cleveland County, North Carolina.  By 1920, he was living in Gaston County.

 

12 April - Crowder's Mountain Township - Bessemer

John V. Cobb

 

Age

20

Born

NC

Md 01

Parents

NC/NC

Birdie

 

 

18

 

SC

 

 

 

 

 

John V. Cobb is not identified.  This enumeration is the first record of him.

 

10 April - Cherryville Township - Cherryville

William G. Cobb

 

Age

42

Born

NC

Md 12

Parents

NC/NC

Emma L.

 

 

36

 

TN

 

 

 

John W.

 

 

15

 

TN

 

 

 

James K.

   

 

14

 

VA

 

 

 

Mary Emma

  

 

09

 

VA

 

 

 

M. Elizabeth

   

 

07

 

VA

 

 

 

Martha Louise      

      

 

05

 

NC

 

 

 

Mildred Marie    

 

 

1-06M

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Reverend William Gurley Cobb was born 30 December 1887, and died 18 May 1960.  He is buried at St John’s Lutheran Church in Gaston County.  He married Emma Lillian Akard, who was born 02 September 1894, and died 07 November 1978.  She is buried beside her husband.  He had no known ancestral ties to the area being considered here.

 

William and Emma had six children, all shown above.  Son John was born 06 December 1916.  He became a Dentist and married Rachel Moser.  She was born 23 October 1916, and died 15 September 1997.  They are both buried at St John’s Lutheran Church in Gaston County. 

 

Daughter Mildred was born 15 September 1928, and married Dr. Michael Edward Agner. 

 

21 April - Cherryville Township

In the household of Baxter Short

 

Charley Cobb

 

Age

16

 

Born

NC

G-Son

Hunter Cobb

 

 

18

 

 

NC

G-Son

           

 

 

It was extremely difficult to identify these two young Cobb males, until after examining several successive census reports.  They were brothers and the sons of Carley Cobb and Ollie Short, grandsons of William Pinkney Cobb and Sarah Huffstickler, great grandsons of John Harmon Cobb and Vianna McDuffy Gardner, and great-great grandsons of William Cobb and Martha Harmon.  As stated in an earlier chapter, it is believed that William Cobb was the son of John Cobb, and grandson of Clisby Cobb and Margaret Halsey Young.

 

Carley Cobb was born 02 July 1888, and died 01 March 1918.  He was still single and living with his parents in 1910 in Gaston County.  Thus he married, had all his children, and then died between the census enumerations of 1910 and 1920.  Carley’s widow, Ollie, married her second husband, John Short, in 1919.  In 1920, the census taker erroneously listed all of Carley Cobb’s children as being named Short.  Thus, this enumeration is the first record of these two children as being named Cobb.

 

Carley and Ollie had four children.  Charles “Charley” was born 28 March 1911, and died 03 March 1999.  He married Eula Mae Oliver.  She was born 24 February 1922, and died 23 March 2000.  They are both buried at Mountain Rest Cemetery near King’s Mountain in Cleveland County, North Carolina.

 

Mamie Cobb was born in 1913, and died 28 February 1939.  She is also buried at Mountain Rest Cemetery.  She apparently never married and died without issue.

 

Hunter Cobb was born 01 October 1915, and died 09 October 1989.  He is also buried at Mountain Rest Cemetery.

 

Russell Cobb was born 07 August 1917, and died 11 January 1998.  He married Evalee “Last Name Unknown”.  She was born 30 August 1926, and died 31 July 1999.  They are both buried at Mountain Rest Cemetery.  

 

30 April - Dallas Township - Gaston County Alms Home

Maggie Cobb               Age      83        Born     NC

 

Maggie Cobb is not identified.  She first appeared on the 1920 census, listed as “step grand Aunt” in the household of William P. Hagon and wife Della in Gaston County.

 

10 April - Gastonia Township - Gastonia

Tom Cobb

 

Age

55

Born

NC

Widow

Parents

NC/NC

Ethel

 

 

20

 

NC

Div

 

 

W. Thomas

   

 

19

 

NC

 

 

 

George

 

 

09

 

NC

 

 

 

William A. Haas

       

 

04

 

NC

G-Son

 

 

 

 

Thomas L. Cobb was the son of William Cobb and his second wife Catherine Collins.  It is believed William was the son of John Cobb, and grandson of Clisby Cobb and Margaret Halsey Young. 

 

Thomas was born about 1875 in Cleveland County.  By 1910, he was married and living in Gaston County.  He married Alice F. “Last Name Unknown” who was born 07 January 1882, and died 30 January 1929.  She is buried at El Bethel Methodist Church in Cleveland County.

 

Tom and Alice had seven children:

Sarah Myrtle in 1902.  No record after 1920.

William S. about 1904.  No record after 1920.

Ruth about 1908.  No record after 1920.

Wilbert Thomas in 1914, shown above.

George in 1921, shown above.

Charles L. about 1905.  He was married and maintaining his own household at the time of this enumeration.  He is listed further down this page.

Catherine Etheline was born in August 1909, and is shown above.  Since the last enumeration in 1920, she had become the widow of a Mr. Haas by who she one child, son William in 1926.

 

15 April - Gastonia - 4th Ward

Ira Cobb

 

Age

26

Born

TN

Md 00

Parents

TN/TN

Lula

 

 

23

 

TN

 

 

 

Bessie

 

 

28

 

TN

Sister

 

 

 

 

Ira BainCobb was the son of Junius William Cobb and Willie Grace Hilton, grandson of William Rufus Cobb and his second wife Sophia P. Abernathy, great grandson of Robert Cobb and Elenor Phillips, great-great grandson of James Cobb and Sarah Beach, and the great-great-great grandson of Ambrose Cobb (Sr) from the 1790 census of Lincoln County, North Carolina.

 

Ira was born 25 February 1907, and died 16 October 1988.  He is buried at the Church of Epiphany Episcopalian Church in Catawba County.  The fate of his wife Lula is unknown.

 

The female Bessie shown in this household may have actually been Lula’s sister.  No female by that name or in that age category was listed in the home of Ira’s parents in either 1910 or 1920.

 

03 April - Gastonia Township - Raulo

Charles L. Cobb

 

Age

24

Born

NC

Md 05

Parents

NC/NC

Maud S.

 

 

22

 

NC

 

 

 

Lloyd H.

   

 

??

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Cobb was the son of Thomas Cobb and his second wife Catherine Collins, already listed above.  This enumeration indicates that Charles and Maud married about 1925.  The deterioration of the original census report makes it impossible to accurately ascertain the birth date of son Lloyd, however, it is safe to assume he was born within the previous five years.

 

04 April - Gastonia Township

Grover H. Cobb

 

Age

35

Born

SC

Md 15

Parents

NC/NC

Bell L.

 

 

35

 

NC

 

 

 

Helen M.

   

 

11

 

NC

 

 

 

Murline

 

 

07

 

NC

 

 

 

Katherine

 

 

2-07M

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Grover H. Cobb was the son of Preston Goforth Cobb, and the grandson of George Washington Goforth Cobb and Margaret Caroline Childers.  The parentage of GWG Cobb has never been positively established.

 

Grover was born about 1895 in South Carolina, in York County probably.  In 1920, he was living in Mecklenburg County, North Carolina.  He and wife Isabel had three children, all shown above. 

 

04 April - Gastonia Township

James C. Cobb

 

Age

36

Born

NC

Md 15

Parents

NC/NC

Maggie J.

   

 

34

 

SC

 

 

 

 

 

James Corbett Cobb was also a son of Preston Goforth Cobb, and grandson of George Washington Goforth Cobb and Margaret Caroline Childers.  A diligent effort to locate him in 1920 has proven fruitless; therefore this is the first record of him since 1910.  He and wife Maggie apparently had no children.

 

08 April - Gastonia Township

Harris D. Cobb

 

Age

71

Born

SC

Md 51

Parents

VA/SC

Elizabeth C.

   

 

69

 

SC

 

 

 

Jim A.

 

 

37

 

SC

 

 

 

Mary

 

 

14

 

NC

G-Dau

 

 

Hoke J.

 

 

12

 

NC

G-Son

 

 

Paul H.

 

 

10

 

NC

G-Son

 

 

Martha

 

 

08

 

NC

G-Dau

 

 

Rachel

 

 

04

 

NC

G-Dau

 

 

 

 

David Harris Cobb was the son of James Cobb and Jane Ramsey, who first appears on the 1850 census of York District, South Carolina.  David was born in York on 01 June 1857, and died 15 September 1937.  He lived in York County until after 1900, when he moved to Gaston County, North Carolina. 

 

David and wife Elizabeth had eight children:

Mary M., 1879.  No record after 1880.

Tiny (female), Nov 1889.  No record after 1900.

Marjorie L. “Maggie”, August 1895. No record after 1920.

Edna, June 1899.  No record after 1900.

Lela, 1900.  No record after 1910.

Mick, 1902.  No record after 1920.

Lavinia “Lillie”, 1907.  No record after 1920.

 

Son James Andrew was born in February 1892.  He married in 1914, to Myrtle Gladden who died sometime after the 1920 census.  He is listed above with the five children that were produced from that marriage.  Sometime after this enumeration, James married Mary Aileen Stewart, an apparent widow with several children from her previous marriage.  It is not known which children were produced by James and Mary, but he eventually raised seven more in addition to the five from his first marriage.  They were; Frances (female), Emma, Sarah, Jimmie (female), Ruth, Walter, and Mary.  

 

11 April - Gastonia

Lowry M. Cobb

 

Age

37

Born

SC

Md 15

Parents

SC/SC

Susie J.

   

 

33

 

NC

 

 

 

Louise M. Whitesides       

 

 

14

 

NC

 

 

 

Margaret E. Whitesides    

 

 

14

 

NC

 

 

 

Carl R. Whitesides 

      

 

12

 

NC

 

 

 

Mary Whitesides

      

 

10

 

NC

 

 

 

Ralph W. Whitesides        

 

 

08

 

NC

 

 

 

Brady L. Whitesides

      

 

06

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Lowry Cobb is not identified.  This enumeration is the first record of him in the area being considered.

 

03 April - Gastonia

Harry S. Cobb

 

Age

32

Born

NC

Md 05

Parents

NC/NC

Maude

 

 

32

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Harry Cobb is not identified.  He first appears listed as a grandson on the household of Thomas H. White on the 1910 census of Gaston County.  In 1920, he was living in Mecklenburg County.

 

09 April - South Point Township - Lowell

Thomas Cobb

 

Age

33

Born

SC

Md 14

Parents

US/US

Hettie

 

 

29

 

TN

 

 

 

Troy

 

 

13

 

NC

 

 

 

Clyde

 

 

05

 

NC

 

 

 

Estelle

 

 

02

 

NC

 

 

 

Grady

 

 

04M

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas Cobb is not identified.  This enumeration is the first record of him in the area being considered. 

 

03 April - McAdenville Township - McAdenville

Donald Cobb

 

Age

35

Born

NC

Widow

Parents

SC/NC

Eva

 

 

10

 

NC

 

 

 

Gladys

 

 

07

 

NC

 

 

 

Viola

 

 

4-03M

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Donald Cobb is not identified.  This enumeration is the only record of him in the area being considered.

 

03 April - River Bend Township

Charles R. Womack

 

Age

52

Born

NC

Md 28

 

 

Lora V.

 

 

52

 

NC

 

Parents

NC/NC

Alma A.

 

 

25

 

NC

 

 

 

Clyde

 

 

13

 

NC

 

 

 

Callie M. Cobb

      

 

83

 

NC

Mother-Law

 

 

 

 

Alora Violetta Cobb Womack was the daughter of Calvin McKelvin Cobb and Martha Caroline Sigmon, the granddaughter of John Cobb and Sarah Bumgarner, the great granddaughter of Benjamin M. Cobb and Violetta Morris, and the great-great granddaughter of Clisby Cobb and Margaret Halsey Young.

 

Alora was born 21 May 1875, and died 20 August 1940.  She married Charles Rozelle Womack on 06 December 1903 in Lincoln County.  He was born 21 September 1877, and died 26 June 1945.  They are both buried at New Hope Methodist Church in Lincoln County. 

 

Alora and Charles had four children.  Alma Odell, listed above, was born 10 September 1904, and died in October 1968 in Lincoln County.  She is buried at Alexis Baptist Church in Gaston County.  She married Lloyd Proctor.

 

Willie Thomas was born 29 April 1907, and died 21 November 1987.  He is buried at Hills Chapel Methodist Church in Lincoln County.  He married Gladys Grey Sherrill, by who he had one child, a son James in 1926.

 

Rosantha Melvina was born 05 April 1910, and died 12 February 1987.  She married Thomas Odell Miller on 03 November 1928 in York County, South Carolina.  He was born 06 December 1904 in Catawba County, and died 29 April 1965 in Mecklenburg County.  They are both buried at Hillcrest Memorial Gardens at Mt Holly in Gaston County. 

 

Clyde Wilson Womack was born 26 September 1912, and died 01 September 1979.  He is also buried at Alexis Baptist Church in Gaston County.  He married Annie Mae Proctor.

 

The Callie M. Cobb listed above was Alora’s widowed mother, Martha Caroline Sigmon.

 

 

CLEVELAND COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

 

03 April - Kings Mountain Township - Kings Mountain

Anzin B. Cobb

 

Age

60

Born

NC

Md 39

Parents

NC/NC

Nora E.

 

 

57

 

NC

 

 

 

Virginia D.

 

 

22

 

NC

 

 

 

Vernon

 

 

18

 

NC

 

 

 

Thomas

 

 

15

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Anson Barnette Cobb was the son of John Harmon Cobb and Vianna McDuffy Gardner, and the grandson of William Cobb and Martha Harmon.  Anson was married to Genora E. Wilson about 1889. 

 

They had nine children:

Fairy, 1890.  Married James B. Hampell.

Howell, 1897.  No record after 1910.

F. Leslie, 1900.  No record after 1910.

Russell, 1902.  No record after 1910.

Myrtle G, 1904.  No record after 1910.

Virginia D., 1907, listed above.

Anson Jr, born 21 February 1909.  Died 15 December 1988 in Gaston County.

Vernon, 1912, listed above.

Thomas, 1915, listed above.

 

03 April - Kings Mountain Township - Kings Mountain

Dewitt Cobb

 

Age

36

Born

NC

Md 08

Parents

NC/NC

Beulah

 

 

35

 

TN

 

 

 

Martha E.

   

 

04

 

NC

 

 

 

Dorothy L.

 

 

3-04M

 

NC

 

 

 

John W.

 

 

1-01M

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Dewitt Cobb was the son of William Pinkney Cobb and Sarah Huffstickler, the grandson of John Harmon Cobb and Vianna McDuffy Gardner, and the great grandson of William Cobb and Martha Harmon. 

 

Dewitt was born 04 April 1893, and died 20 June 1974.  He married about 1922, to Ella Beulah Carroll.  She was born 10 July 1899, and died 22 January 1989.  They are both buried at Mountain Rest Cemetery in Cleveland County.  They had three children, all listed above.

 

15 April - Kings Mountain Township - Kings Mountain

William P. Cobb

 

Age

63

Born

NC

Md 42

Parents

NC

Anna L.

 

 

53

 

NC

 

 

 

Alger B.

   

 

32

 

NC

 

 

 

Harmon J.

   

 

25

 

NC

 

 

 

Fairy D.

   

 

23

 

NC

 

 

 

Ruth

 

 

19

 

NC

 

 

 

William

 

 

12

 

NC

G-Son

 

 

 

 

William Pinkney Cobb was the son of John Harmon Cobb and Vianna McDuffy Gardner, and the grandson of William Cobb and Martha Harmon.  He was born 16 August 1866, and died 02 June 1948. 

 

William was married twice.  His first wife was Sarah Jane Huffstickler who was born about 1875, and died 15 May 1913.  His second wife was Anna L. Quinn, listed above, who was born 10 July 1878, and died 23 March 1940.  William and Anna are buried at Mountain Rest Cemetery in Cleveland County.

 

All of William’s twelve children were from his first marriage:

Carley C. Cobb, 1888.  His family is listed above in the Gaston County section.

Winnie Davis, 1893.  Died at two years of age.

Dewitt, 1893, listed previously.

Harmon Wilson, 1894.  Died at one year of age.

William, 1897.

Fairy D., about 1907.

Vander M., about 1908.  No record after 1920.

 

Alger B., listed above, was born 05 July 1898, and died 10 June 1972.  He is buried at Mountain Rest Cemetery in Cleveland County.

 

James Harmon, listed above, was born 09 May 1904, and died 29 April 1972.  He is buried at Mountain Rest Cemetery in Cleveland County.

 

Orville was born 08 April 1896, and died 24 April 1973 at Greensboro in Guilford County.  At the time of this enumeration he was living in Cabarrus County, North Carolina.  He was married twice; (1st) Rena “Last Name Unknown” about 1915, by who he had one child, son William in 1916.  (2nd) Lucy “Last Name Unknown” about 1926, by who he had one child, a daughter Betty Jane in 1928. 

 

Ruth Naomi, listed above, was born 10 July 1910, and died 16 August 1961 at Charlotte, Mecklenburg County.  She married Guy Henderson who was born 09 May 1913 in Transylvania County, North Carolina; and who died 07 February 1992 in Charlotte.

 

Foley Pinkney was born in 1901 (see next family).

 

15 April - Kings Mountain Township - Kings Mountain

Follie P. Cobb

 

Age

27

Born

NC

Md 07

Parents

NC/NC

Ruth J.

 

 

24

 

NC

 

 

 

Follie P. Jr

   

 

06

 

NC

 

 

 

Dorothy D.

 

 

4-07M

 

NC

 

 

 

B ---- S. (f)

 

 

3-03M

 

NC

 

 

 

Betty J.

   

 

02M

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Foley Pinkney Cobb was the son of William Pinkney Cobb and Sarah Huffstickler, the grandson of John Harmon Cobb and Vianna McDuffy Gardner, and the great grandson of William Cobb and Martha Harmon.

 

Foley was born 30 May 1901, and died 01 February 1964.  He married Ruth J. Bennett in 1922.  The deterioration of the original census makes it difficult to decipher exactly how many children they had, or to glean any information about them.  They are listed above as best as I was able to decipher.

 

Foley Jr was born 15 January 1924, and died 19 June 1995.  He is buried at Mountain Rest Cemetery in Cleveland County. 

 

Dorothy “Dot” married Eugene Tignor.  

 

05 April - Kings Mountain Township - Kings Mountain

Westley W. Cobb

 

Age

72

Born

NC

Md 32

Parents

NC/NC

Susana

 

 

49

 

NC

 

 

 

Clarence F.

 

 

46

 

NC

 

 

 

Lawrence L.

   

 

40

 

NC

Widow

 

 

 

 

William Wesley Cobb was the son of Robert Cobb Jr and Leanah Hope, the grandson of Robert Cobb Sr and Elenor Phillips, the great grandson of James Cobb and Sarah Beach, and the great-great grandson of the Ambrose Cobb (Sr) from the 1790 census of Lincoln County, North Carolina. 

 

William was born 11 April 1857, and died 11 September 1935.  He is buried at Mountain Rest Cemetery in Cleveland County.  He was married twice; (1st) Sarah “Last Name Unknown” about 1878.  She died sometime after 1891.  (2nd) Susan “Last Name Unknown” about 1898. 

 

William had seven children by his first wife Sarah, and one more by second wife Susan.

Dovie, 1878.  No record after 1880.

Carra, 1879.  No record after 1880.

Arthur, 1885.  No record after 1900.

Auston, 1887.  No record after 1900.

Clarence F, 1890, listed above.

Lawson/Lawrence, 1890, listed above.  Twin with brother Clarence.

Fred, 1891.  No record after 1900.

Elsie, 1900.  By second wife Susan.  Died as infant.

 

08 April - River Township - 1st District

Otis Cobb

 

Age

32

Born

SC

Md 07

Parents

N/SC

Mamie

 

 

22

 

NC

 

 

 

Mildred

 

 

4-10M

 

NC

 

 

 

Owna

 

 

2-04M

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

L. Otis Cobb was the son of Robert Lee Cobb and his second wife Rebecca Jones, the grandson of Thompson Cobb and Cordelia Goode, and the great grandson of the widow Nancy Cobb from the 1850 census of Cleveland County.

 

Otis was born in 1898, and died about 1978.  He is buried at Lavonia Baptist Church in Cleveland County.  He married Mamie McCraw in 1923.  She was born 11 May 1907, and died 12 January 1994.  She is buried with her husband.

 

Otis and Mamie had eleven children: Mildred, Owana, Ozell, Orris Max, Joyce Ann, Huey, Ruth, Brenda, Beth, Donna, and Jimmy.

 

08 April - River Township

Radie Lee Cobb

 

Age

64

Born

SC

Widow

Parents

NC/NC

Destie

 

 

34

 

NC

 

 

 

Odell

 

 

26

 

SC

 

 

 

Z.O. (m)

   

 

19

 

SC

 

 

 

Eula

 

 

17

 

SC

 

 

 

 

 

This was Robert Lee Cobb, father of L. Otis Cobb, above.  He was born 09 February 1867 in Spartanburg Count, South Carolina.  He moved to Cleveland County sometime before 1900, and lived there until his death on 23 June 1944.  He was married three times.  His first wife is unknown.  His second wife was Rebecca Jones, about 1897.  She was born 01 January 1867, and died 30 July 1928.  She and Robert are both buried at Lavonia Baptist Church in Cleveland County.  Sometime after this enumeration, Robert married Floy Jolley.  Robert had several aliases ... Tink, Jesse, and Nimrod.

 

Robert produced sixteen children:

1.      Robert Obediah, 1886-1954.  Listed in the Rutherford County section.

2.      Besola, born 27 October 1890, and died August 1980.  Army veteran of World War One.  Married Esther after 1920.  She born 1893, and died 1974.  Both buried Lavonia Baptist Church in Cleveland County.

3.      Destie, born 20 February 1889, and died June 1971.  Married John B. Humphries.  He born 1893, and died 1964.  Both buried Lavonia Baptist Church in Cleveland County.

4.      Vinnie, born 1894, and died 1973.  Married 16 October 1916 in Rutherford County to Wilbur Melton.  He born 29 August 1894, and died Ocotober 1967.  Both buried Rutherford Memorial Cemetery in Rutherfordton.

 

Children by Robert’s second marriage.

5.      L. Otis, born 1898.  See family listed above.

6.      Maude, born 16 November 1899, and died 30 November 1976.  Married 27 May 1917 in Rutherford County to Timmons B. Harris.  He born 03 June 1896, and died 22 April 1977.  Both buried Cliffside City Cemetery in Rutherford County.

7.      Belva, born 19 May 1902, and died 11 January 1997.  Married 1923 to Rush McCraw.  He born 10 July 1902, and died December 1982.  He buried Lavonia Baptist Church in Cleveland County.

8.      Odell, born 1904, and died about 1975.  Married Ruby Ellis.  She born 1909.  Both Buried Lavonia Baptist Church in Cleveland County.

9.      Z.O. “Toad”, born 11 July 1909, and died 29 September 1998.  Buried Cleveland Memorial Cemetery in Cleveland County.

10.  Eula T., born 02 May 1913, and died 01 September 1999.  Married John D. Deaton.  He born 15 January 1911, and died 03 January 1991.  Both buried Cleveland Memorial Cemetery in Cleveland County.

 

Children by Robert’s third marriage:

11.  Corrina

12.  Melieme

13.  Tessie

14.  Robert Lee Jr

15.  Wilfred

16.  Jesse (male)

 

 

08 April - 6th Township - Shelby

Keels John Cobb

 

Age

36

Born

SC

Md 15

Parents

SC/SC

Estell

 

 

34

 

SC

 

 

 

Edith

 

 

13

 

SC

 

 

 

Eva Mae

 

 

12

 

SC

 

 

 

Romola

 

 

08

 

SC

 

 

 

Mahrier (f)

   

 

07

 

SC

 

 

 

Keels John Jr

   

 

05

 

NC

 

 

 

Virginia      

 

 

3-06M

 

NC

 

 

 

Delmas (m)

   

 

03M

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

John Keels Cobb was a direct descendant of the Ambrose Cobb (Sr) from the 1790 census of Lincoln County, North Carolina, although he was a recent arrival in the area being considered here.  He was the great-great-great grandson of John S. Cobb, son of Ambrose.  He was born in Oconee County, South Carolina about 1894.  He married Estelle Posey in 1916. 

 

John and Estelle had seven children, all listed above.  Daughter Eva Mae was born 01 April 1918, and died 19 August 2002.  She married Plato Clarence Goforth.  He was born 25 September 1906, and died 24 October 1993.  Both are buried Mountain Rest Cemetery in Cleveland County.  Daughter Mahrier (Mariah ?) married Ray Smith.

 

09 April - 6th Township - Shelby

Earl A. Cobb

 

Age

37

Born

SC

Md 17

Parents

SC/SC

Lula

 

 

38

 

GA

 

 

 

Mildred

 

 

10

 

SC

 

 

 

Carlton

 

 

09

 

SC

 

 

 

 

 

Earl Cobb is not identified.

 

11 April - 6th Township - Shelby

Efrain C. Cobb

 

Age

39

Born

SC

Md 18

Parents

SC/SC

Nellie

 

 

36

 

SC

 

 

 

Mary

 

 

19

 

SC

 

 

 

A.C. (m)

   

 

15

 

SC

 

 

 

Rosabelle

   

 

13

 

SC

 

 

 

Carrie Mae

   

 

09

 

SC

 

 

 

Evelyn

 

 

05

 

SC

 

 

 

Billie Frances

 

 

1-01M

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Charles Ephraim Cobb was also a direct descendant of the Ambrose Cobb (Sr) from the 1790 census of Lincoln County, North Carolina.  He was the brother of John Keels Cobb, whose family is listed above. 

 

Charles was born 02 September 1890 in Oconee County, South Carolina, and died September 1973 in Greenville County, South Carolina.  He married Nellie Watkins on 05 July 1909.  She was born 02 February 1894, and died July 1983 in Greenville County.

 

Charles and Nellie had ten children; the eight listed above plus Marvin Edward in 1931, and Eloise in 1932. 

 

 

RUTHERFORD COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

03 April - High Shoal Township

Obediah Cobb

 

Age

41

Born

SC

Md 20

Parents

NC/NC

Dora

 

 

38

 

NC

 

 

 

Worth

 

 

17

 

SC

 

 

 

Rush

 

 

16

 

NC

 

 

 

Marshal

 

 

14

 

NC

 

 

 

Russell

 

 

11

 

NC

 

 

 

Ray

 

 

06

 

NC

 

 

 

Mary H.

 

 

04

 

NC

 

 

 

Taft

 

 

19

 

SC

Md 00

 

 

Eva

 

 

19

 

NC

Dau-Law

 

 

 

 

Robert Obediah Cobb was the son of Robert Lee Cobb and his second wife Rebecca Jones, the grandson of Thompson Cobb and Cordelia Goode, and the great grandson of the widow Nancy Cobb found on the 1850 census of Cleveland County, North Carolina.

 

DNA analysis has shown the descendants of Robert Lee Cobb to be genetically linked to the pedigree of Henry Cobb “the Elder” of Barnstable, Massachusetts.

 

Robert was born 12 February 1886, and died 18 September 1954.  He married 10 May 1910 in Cherokee County, South Carolina, to Dora Eller Poole.  She was born 11 March 1893, and died 15 April 1965.  Both are buried in Rutherford Memorial Cemetery in Rutherfordton.

 

Robert and Dora had seven children, all listed above. 

1.      Willie Taft was born 16 July 1911, and died 16 March 1995.  He is buried in Rutherford Memorial Cemetery at Rutherfordton.  He married Eva Pernell Harmon.

2.      Worth was born 20 September 1912, and died 02 September 1985.  He is buried in Rutherford Memorial Cemetery.  He married Edith Melton.

3.      Rush was born 04 March 1914, and was killed in action on 04 May 1945, while serving with the 38th Infantry Division in the Pacific Theater of Operations.  He is buried in the American Military Cemetery at Manila, Philippine Islands.  He married Janie Thrift.

4.      Marshall was born 1916.  He married Annie Sue Hollifield.

5.      Russell D. was born 09 December 1919, and died 29 April 2001.

6.      Ray was born 15 March 1923, and died 10 April 1988.  He is buried at Rutherford Memorial Cemetery.  He married Ida Virginia Watkins.

7.      Mary Helen was born 26 August 1926, and died 17 May 1984.  She married 14 February 1947, to Hubert Glen Randall.  He was born 23 June 1923, and died 27 March 1995.  Both are buried at Rutherford Memorial Cemetery in Rutherfordton.

 

15 April - Morgan Township

Ernest Cobb

 

Age

40

Born

NC

Md 05

Parents

NC/NC

Mae

 

 

32

 

NC

 

 

 

Albert F.

   

 

01

 

NC

 

 

 

Charlie

 

 

44

 

NC

Brother

 

 

 

 

James Ernest Cobb was the son of Albertus F. Cobb and Mary J. Morgan, and the grandson of James S. Cobb and Barbara Ann Ford.  He was born 26 December 1889, and died 08 June 1967.  He married 23 January 1924 in Rutherford County, to Anna Mae Beam.  She was born 29 April 1896, and died 07 November 1952.  Both are buried at Round Hill Baptist Church in Rutherford County.

 

Ernest and Mae had one known child, Albert F. Cobb who was born 30 March 1929, and died 25 February 1985.  He is also buried at Round Hill Baptist Church.

 

This enumeration also shows Ernest’s oldest brother Charles in his household.  Charles was born July 1885, and died about 1960.  He is also buried at Round Hill Baptist Church.  He apparently never married and died without issue.

 

 

ROBESON COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

05 April - Lumberton Township - Lumberton

Morris F Cobb

 

Age

50

Born

SC

Md 20

Parents

SC/SC

Josephine

   

 

40

 

NC

 

 

 

Mary

 

 

14

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Morris F. Cobb was the son of Charles E. Cobb and Mary Ann Frew, the grandson of Benjamin Morris and Catherine Lonergan, the great grandson of John Cobb and Sarah Bumgarner, the great-great grandson of Benjamin M. Cobb and Violetta Morris, and the great-great-great grandson of Clisby Cobb and Margaret Halsey Young.

 

Morris was born 23 August 1879 in York County, South Carolina, and died in January 1963.  He moved to Robeson County sometime after 1910.

 

 

 

POLK COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

09 May - Tryon Township

Charlie B Carson

 

Age

48

Born

NC

Md 23

Parents

NC/NC

Mary L

 

 

41

 

NC

 

 

 

Willie W

   

 

18

 

NC

 

 

 

Arguile

 

 

13

 

NC

 

 

 

Ella J

 

 

12

 

NC

 

 

 

Charles D

   

 

05

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Mary Lee Cobb Carson was the daughter of Andrew J. Cobb and Harriet Jane Quinn, and the granddaughter of James S. Cobb and Barbara Ann Ford.  She was born 04 August 1884, and died 16 October 1981 in Duval County, Florida.  She married Charles Carson about 1906.  He was born 28 January 1882, and died in November 1966 in Polk County, North Carolina.  He and Mary had moved there from Spartanburg County, South Carolina sometime after 1920.

 

Mary and Charles Carson had five children; the four shown above plus Robert L. born in 1908.

 

At the time of this enumeration her parents were living next door.

 

09 May - Tryon Twp

Andrew J Cobb

 

Age

66

Born

NC

Md 47

Parents

NC/NC

Hazey

 

 

64

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Andrew J. Cobb was the son of James S. Cobb and Barbara Ann Ford.  He was born 16 February 1862, and died 20 April 1936.  He married 06 January 1881 in Cleveland County, North Carolina, to Harriet Jane Quinn.  She was born 15 January 1864, and died 10 January 1938.  After this enumeration, they moved to McDowell County, North Carolina, where they remained until their deaths.

 

Andrew and Harriet had five children; Mary Lee, shown above with her husband Charles Carson, Elizabeth O. about 1895, Roy about 1894, Ella in 1897, and Lillian in 1899.

 

 

MECKLENBURG COUNTY, NORTH CAROLINA

 

02 April - Charlotte Township - Charlotte

W.J. Cobb

 

Age

31

Born

NC

Md 01

Parents

NC/NC

Virginia

   

 

22

 

NC

 

 

IRE/IRE

 

 

W.J. Cobb is not identified.  See next family.

 

02 April - Charlotte Township - Charlotte

Albert S. Campbell 

 

Age

54

Born

GA

Md 32

Margaret

   

 

50

 

GA

 

James A

 

 

20

 

GA

 

Florence M Cobb

      

 

24

 

GA

Widow Dau

Edward P Cobb

      

 

09

 

NC

G-Son

Virginia Cobb

   

 

07

 

NC

G-Dau

Albert Cobb

   

 

05

 

NC

G-Son

James H Cobb

   

 

04

 

NC

G-Son

 

 

These Cobbs are yet un-identified.  Albert Campbell was living in Mecklenburg County in 1920, and at that time daughter Florence was still unmarried.  Since son Edward P. Cobb was born about 1921, Florence and Cobb must have married quite soon after the 1920 census.  This gives cause to think he must have also been a resident of Mecklenburg County in 1920.  However, the only Cobb family there at that time was that of John Walter Cobb and Mary Louise Grose, and their children are all supposedly all accounted for. 

 

Also, the W.J. Cobb above was living quite near to the Campbell’s at the time of this enumeration, and it would seem he was somehow connected.  He cannot be located in 1920.

 

07 April - Charlotte Township - Charlotte

R V Cobb

 

Age

25

Born

SC

Md 01

Parents

SC/SC

Ethel C

 

 

25

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

R.V. Cobb is not identified.

 

16 April - Charlotte Township - Charlotte

Auston Cobb

 

Age

27

Born

NC

Md 05

Parents

NC/NC

Jennie

 

 

25

 

NC

 

 

 

Auston Jr

   

 

02

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Auston A. Cobb was the son of John Alexander Cobb and Leckie Eva Lowe, the grandson of Calvin McKelvin Cobb and Martha Caroline Sigmon, the great grandson of John Cobb and Sarah Bumgarner, the great-great grandson of Benjamin M. Cobb and Violetta Morris, and the great-great-great grandson of Clisby Cobb and Margaret Halsey Young.

 

Auston was born 14 December 1902, and died in April 1985 in Charlotte, Mecklenburg County.  Jennie was born 20 July 1904, and died July 1979 in Charlotte.

 

14 April - Charlotte - 5th Ward

Henry G Cobb

 

Age

40

Born

AL

Md 08

Parents

AL/AL

Sarah C

 

 

46

 

NC

 

 

 

Sarah E Hendrick   

      

 

32

 

VA

Div Step-Dau

 

 

Ada P Athens

   

 

11

 

VA

G-Dau

 

 

 

 

Henry Cobb is not identified.  He was a recent arrival into the area being considered.

 

05 April - Charlotte

Clarence Cobb

 

Age

42

Born

NC

Md 08

Parents

NC/NC

Maggie

 

 

23

 

VA

 

 

 

Ruth

 

 

30

 

NC

Sister

 

 

Clarence

   

 

06

 

SC

Son

 

 

Max

 

 

04

 

NC

Son

 

 

 

 

Clarence Cobb is not identified.  He cannot be located in 1920.

 

05 April - Charlotte Township - Charlotte

Archie Cobb

 

Age

36

Born

NC

Md 09

Parents

NC/NC

Maggie

 

 

38

 

NC

 

 

 

John

 

 

07

 

NC

 

 

 

Elizabeth

   

 

05

 

NC

 

 

 

Cecil

 

 

02

 

NC

 

 

 

Jimmy

 

 

1-06M

 

NC

 

 

 

Orada Wilkerson ?            

 

 

15

 

NC

Step Dau

 

 

Charlie Wilkerson  

      

 

13

 

NC

Step Son

 

 

 

 

Archie Cobb is not identified.  He cannot be located in 1920.

 

08 April - Charlotte Township - Charlotte

Rose D Cobb

 

Age

48

Born

NC

Md 26

Parents

NC

Jack T

 

 

19

 

KS

NC

 

 

Mary A

 

 

15

 

NC

 

 

 

Paul G

 

 

08

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

This Cobb family is not identified.  In 1920, she was living in Gove County, Kansas.  Her husband was Thomas B. Cobb, age 25, born in North Carolina. 

 

02 April - Charlotte Township - Charlotte

Jimmy Cobb                 Age      20        Born     NC      Single               Parents NC/NC

 

This individual is not identified.

 

04 April - Charlotte Township - Charlotte

Edgar D Cobb

 

Age

24

Born

SC

Md 00

Parents

SC/SC

Ollie R

 

 

23

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Edgar Cobb is not identified.

 

07 April - Huntersville Township - Huntersville

Isaac Cobb

 

Age

43

Born

GA

Md 15

Parents

GA

Grace

 

 

26

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Isaac Cobb is not identified.

 

08 April - Paw Creek Township

Avery M Cobb

 

Age

64

Born

NC

 

Parents

NC/NC

Anna L

 

 

42

 

NC

Md 29

 

 

Jessie E (f)

   

 

19

 

NC

 

 

 

Mary S

 

 

12

 

NC

 

 

 

Hattie L

   

 

09

 

NC

 

 

 

Cecil L Cobb

 

 

1-08M

 

NC

G-Son

 

 

 

 

Avery McDuff Cobb was the son of William Rufus Cobb and his second wife Sophia P. Abernathy, the grandson of Robert Cobb and Elenor Phillips, the great grandson of James Cobb and Sarah Beach, and the great-great grandson of the Ambrose Cobb (Sr) found on the 1790 census of Lincoln County, North Carolina.

 

Avery was born about 1865 in Catawba County, North Carolina.  He was married twice.  (1st) Ada Kale on 27 March 1887, and (2nd) Anna G. Kindall on 29 September 1901. 

Avery had six children during his marriage to Ada Kale, who was born about 1871, and died probably in childbirth with her last child in February 1900; Eva M 1886 ... William Ed 1889 ... Florence 1891 ... Bessie 1895 ... Infant daughter born in Feb 1900 ... and Gladys Faye. 

 

Gladys was born in October 1897, and died 31 October 1927 in Mecklenburg County.  She married Hiram H. Hanvey about 1918, and had five children by him; Helen 1919 ... Goldie 1921 ... Thomas 1922 ... George 1923 ... and Douglas in 1926.

 

By his second wife Anna Kindall, Avery had six children; Joe 1903 ... Grady 1907 ... Jessie (female) 1911 ... James 1911 ... Mary 1918 ... and Hattie in 1921. 

 

Cecil Cobb, show above, was the son of son Joe W. Cobb (see next family).

 

12 April – Charlotte Township – Charlotte – 6th Ward

 

Joe W. Cobb

 

Age

27

Born

NC

Md 06

Flannie L.

 

 

25

 

NC

 

Joe W. Jr

 

 

05

 

NC

 

George M.

 

 

04

 

NC

Brother

Grady

 

 

23

 

NC

Brother

Helen B.

 

 

23

 

NC

 

 

 

Joe and Grady Cobb were the sons of Avery M. Cobb, listed above.

 

11 April - Paw Creek Township - Thrift Village

Hollis T Cobb

 

Age

39

Born

NY

Md 05

Parents

NY/NY

Elizabeth

   

 

25

 

SC

 

 

 

Bettie

 

 

2-09M

 

SC

 

 

 

 

 

Hollis had no ancestral ties to the area being considered here.

 

 

 

CHEROKEE COUNTY, SOUTH CAROLINA

 

03 April – Cherokee TownshipBlacksburg

Thomas F.

 

Age

49

Born

SC

Md 30

Parents

SC/SC

Ada M.

 

 

42

 

NC

 

 

 

 

 

Thomas F. Cobb was the son of William L. Cobb, and the grandson of John G. Cobb who first appeared on the 1850 census of York District, South Carolina.  DNA analysis has shown that this line is genetically related to the Ambrose Cobb (Sr) from the 1790 census of Lincoln County, North Carolina.

 

Thomas married Ada M. Radford about 1904 in Cherokee County, South Carolina.  They had no children. 

 

05 April – Cherokee TownshipBlacksburg

Charlie A. Cobb

 

Age

32

Born

SC

Md 07

Parents

SC/SC

Rosa B.

 

 

27

 

SC

 

 

 

 

 

Charlie Cobb is not identified.

 

07 April– Cherokee Township – Blacksburg

Dave Cobb

 

Age

21

Born

SC

Md 02

Parents

SC

Marie

 

 

18

 

GA

 

 

 

 

 

David Cobb was the son of John R. Cobb, listed next.

 

08 April – Cherokee TownshipBlacksburg

John R. Cobb

 

Age

54

Born

SC

Md 32

Parents

SC/SC

Maggie

 

 

49

 

NC

 

 

 

Carrie

 

 

18

 

SC

 

 

 

Effie

 

 

13

 

SC

 

 

 

 

 

The ancestry of John R. Cobb is not known.  He is first identified on the 1900 census of Cherokee County, South Carolina.  In 1920, he was living in York County.  He and wife Maggie had four children; Arthur 1906 ... David 1909 ... Carrie 1912 ... and Effie in 1917.

 

08 April – Cherokee TownshipBlacksburg

Arthur Cobb

 

Age

24

Born

SC

Md 01

Parents

SC/SC

Bernice

 

 

22

 

GA

 

 

 

 

 

Arthur was the son of John R. Cobb, listed above.  At the time of enumeration, he and his new wife were living next door to his father.

 

02 April– Cherokee Township – District 4

Minnie Hampton

 

Age

41

Born

SC

Widow

Parents