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HELP! flag female ancestor  Hannah  COBB

  (b. 20 September 1815 Otisfield, Massachusetts (District of Maine)   d. 2 August 1873 Otisfield, Maine, USA )  

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Hannah COBB was born 20 September 1815 in Otisfield, Massachusetts (District of Maine)

Hannah COBB was the child of Jonathan COBB   and   Jane WHITMAN and the grandchild of: (paternal)  Daniel COBB and Molly BROWN

Spouse(s)/Partner(s) and Child(ren):

Hannah  married  William Elwell COBB 25 December 1836 in Otisfield, Maine, USA .  The couple had (at least) 3 children. William Elwell COBB  was born 4 September 1815 in Otisfield, Maine, USA.  William Elwell died 8 June 1864 in Casco, Maine, USA.  William Elwell was the child of Andrew COBB and Nancy Anna ELLWELL.

Hannah COBB died 2 August 1873 in Otisfield, Maine, USA.

NOTE: Hannah Cobb was the grandmother of Jessie Cobb, the murdered woman in the story above. She died before Jessie was born.


Details of the family tree of Hannah appear below.

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Androscoggin's Secret - Based on the 1900 murder of Jessie Cobb in Lewiston, Maine
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Androscoggin's Secret

Spouse(s) / Partner(s) and Child(ren) of Hannah COBB

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Hannah COBB married flag male ancestor William Elwell COBB-- Date: 25 December 1836 Place: Otisfield, Maine, USA
William Elwell COBB was the child of Andrew COBB and Nancy Anna ELLWELL


NOTE: They were first cousins

Children of William Elwell COBB and Hannah COBB:



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birth1815 Birth
20 September 1815
Otisfield, Maine, USA

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News1826 - Former U.S. Presidents Thomas Jefferson and John Adams both die on the 50th Anniversary of the signing of the United States Declaration of Independence.
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News1827 - The Baltimore & Ohio Railroad is incorporated, becoming the first railroad in America offering commercial transportation of both people and freight.
marriage1836 Marriage / Partner
Hannah COBB and William Elwell COBB 25 December 1836, Otisfield, Maine, USA

She was 21 years old.
1839 Birth of Child
Cynthia COBB was born 1 April 1839, Otisfield, Maine, USA

Hannah was 23 years old.
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1842 Birth of Child
Ichabod COBB was born October 1842, Otisfield, Maine, USA

Hannah was 27 years old.
Invention 1843 - The Christmas card is invented (Sir Henry Cole and John Callcott Horsley, England)

Artificial Freezer Patented (Nancy M. Johnson, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA)
1845 Birth of Child
Ivory COBB was born December 1845, Casco, Maine, USA

Hannah was 30 years old.
1850 Casco, Cumberland, Maine
name: Hannah Cobb
event: Census
event date: 1850
event place: Casco, Cumberland, Maine, United States
gender: Female
age: 32
marital status:
race (original):
race (expanded):
birthplace: Maine
estimated birth year: 1818
dwelling house number: 154
family number: 158
line number: 35
nara publication number: M432
nara roll number: 249
film number: 9719
digital folder number: 004193967
image number: 00257
Household Gender Age Birthplace
William Cobb M 37 Maine
Hannah Cobb F 32 Maine
Ivory Cobb M 5 Maine

1850 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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News1857 - March 6 – Dred Scott v. Sandford: The Supreme Court of the United States rules that Blacks are not citizens and slaves can not sue for freedom, driving the country further towards the American Civil War.
1860 Casco, Cumberland, Maine
name: William E Cobb
residence: , Cumberland, Maine
ward: Casco
age: 44 years
estimated birth year: 1816
birthplace: Maine
gender: Male

name: Hannah W Cobb
residence: , Cumberland, Maine
ward: Casco
age: 44 years
estimated birth year: 1816
birthplace: Maine
gender: Female

name: Ezra Cobb
residence: , Cumberland, Maine
ward: Casco
age: 14 years
estimated birth year: 1846
birthplace: Maine
gender: Male

page: 8
family number: 61
film number: 803437
dgs number: 4231248
image number: 00143
nara number: M653
1860 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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News1861 - February 8 – American Civil War: The Confederate States of America are formed, comprising the first six break-away states
News1863 - January 1 - President Lincoln issues Emancipation Proclamation, freeing slaves
News1863 - November 19 – American Civil War: U. S. President Abraham Lincoln delivers the Gettysburg Address at the military cemetery dedication ceremony in Gettysburg, Pennsylvania.
1864 Death of Spouse/Partner
William Elwell COBB died 8 June 1864, Casco, Maine, USA
NewsApril 14, 1865 - President Abraham Lincoln was mortally wounded by John Wilkes Booth at in Ford's Theatre in Washington, D.C. He died the next day.
marriage1868 Marriage of Child
Ivory COBB married 04 July 1868, Poland, Maine, USA (Poland Spring) (East Poland) (Hackett Mills) to Celia Ann EDWARDS
1870 Otisfield, Cumberland, Maine
name: Hannah Cobb
estimated birth year: 1816
gender: Female
age in 1870: 54y
color (white, black, mulatto, chinese, indian): White
birthplace: Maine
home in 1870: Maine, United States
Household Gender Age Birthplace
Rachell Cobb F 57y Maine
Hannah Cobb F 54y Maine

1870 Census Ancestry (U.S.)
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News1870 - June 26 - Christmas becomes a Federal holiday in the United States. It was still illegal in some states.
death1873 Death
2 August 1873
Otisfield, Maine, USA

She died at the age of 57.
Added: 6/14/2012 8:08:14 AM - Updated: 6/1/2016 6:30:15 PM
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Did You Know?The name Maine is probably a practical nautical term which refers to the region being a mainland (separate from the many surrounding islands). Reference to the area as 'Maine' in writing first appeared in 1622. (statesymbolsusa.org)

Prior to 1685 - New England
1686 - 1689 - Dominion of New England
1690 - 1775 - New England
1776 - 1820 - Massachusetts (District of Maine)
March 15, 1820 - Maine becomes 23rd U.S. state

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