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Martha Cobb

Female 6 February 1682[/3] - 1763


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  • Name Martha Cobb 
    Born 6 February 1682[/3]  Barnstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 16 September 1683  [2
    Died 31 October 1763  Chatham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3
    Notes 
    • Children of Richard and Martha (Cobb) Knowles, born at Eastham and Chatham:
      i. Martha Knowles, b. 28 Jan 1713/4, m. 1729 John Shaw of Eastham;
      ii. Richard Knowles, b. 26 Mar 1715, d. 20 Aug 1736;
      iii. Mercy. b. 9 Aug 1717, d. 14 May 1758, m. 1 Nov 1733 George Godfrey of Chatham (b. 1707, d. 4 Dec 1768);
      iv. James, b. 11 Nov 1719, d. 1781, innkeeper & blacksmith, m. 1st at Eastham 25 Nov 1742 Sarah Doane (b. 1720, d. 26 Dec 1748), m. 2nd at Eastham 20 Jul 1740 Ruth Mayo (b. 30 Jul 1721 at Eastham, d. 17 Sep 1766 at Chatham), m. 3rd at Eastham 19 Nov 1767 Sarah (Linnell) Mayo (widow of Gideon Mayo), m. 4th at Eastham 12 Dec 1775 Alice Paine (d. 18 Apr. 1777, dau. of John Paine of Eastham), m. 5th Hannah, resided at Chatham;
      v. Cornelius, b. 10 Apr 1722 at Chatham, d. 4 Jul 1794 at Liverpool, NS, m. Mary Hopkins (d. 22 Jan 1788 at Liverpool æ. 62, dau. of Elisha Hopkins of Chatham); and
      vi. Rebecca, b. 2 Mar 1723/4, d. unmarried about 1784. [3]
    Person ID I15590  Schirado
    Last Modified 29 February 2004 

    Father Sergt. James Cobb,   b. 14 January 1634, Plymouth, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. before 1 February 1695/6, Barnstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 62 years) 
    Mother Sarah Lewis,   b. 2 February 1643/4, Barnstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 11 February 1734/5, Barnstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 91 years) 
    Married 26 December 1663  Barnstable, MA Find all individuals with events at this location  [1
    Family ID F3232  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family/Spouse Richard Knowles,   b. latter end of July 1688, Eastham, MA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. about 1769  (Age ~ 80 years) 
    Family ID F7779  Family Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Sources 
    1. [S15] Barnstable, Mass., Vital Records.

    2. [S9] Joseph Savage, (Little Brown, Boston, 1860).

    3. [S95] The Knowles family of Eastham, Charles Thornton Libby.


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