Henry COBB

____ - 1679

  • BIRTH: Kent, England
  • DEATH: 1679, Scituate, Plymouth, MA
Family 1 : Patience HURST
  • MARRIAGE: BEF 1632, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA

Family 2 : Sarah HINCKLEY
  • MARRIAGE: 12 Dec 1649, Plymouth, Plymouth, MA

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[3631] "History of Scituate, Massachusetts"
Samuel Deane
"Massachusetts Town, Probate and Vital Records, 1600s-1900s" CD-ROM
Broderbund Software, 1999
p238: "Elder HENRY COBB, in Scituate 1633, was one of the men of Kent, and settled on Kent street.
He had also eighty acres on North river, which was afterward the farm of Ephraim Kempton, and then
of John James. Elder Cobb removed to Barnstable with his pastor Mr Lothrop, 1639. Two of his
children were born at Plymouth, one at Scituate, and eight at Barnstable. His first wife Patience died
1648, and he married Sarah, the daughter of Samuel Hincklcy, and sister of Governor Hinckley. He was
a useful and valuable man, often deputy to the Court, and other publick employments. His son John
settled in Plymouth, Gershom in Mid-dleboro, Edward in Taunton. His posterity is almost countless. He
deceased 1679. His sons were John, James, Gershom, Eleazer, and daughters Mary and Patience, of
his first wife : his sons Samuel, Jonathan and Henry, and his daughters Mehitahel and Sarah of his second
wife. These children born from 1632 to 1662. Matthew Cobb, Esq. of Portland, was of the Barnstable family."

"Genealogical Research in England: Hinckley Entries in the Registers of
St. Mildred's Church, Tenterden, 1544-1638"
Elizabeth French
NEHGR v65 p315 (Oct 1911)
(Other Hinckley data is included, along with a summary genealogy.)
p315: "(Baptism) 1629, Sarah, daughter of Samuell Hinckley, 22 November."
p318: "m. 12 Dec. 1649, Henry Cobb, and had issue."

"A Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England"
James Savage
Pub. Boston, 1860-1862, v1 p413
"HENRY, Barnstable, one of the first set. had been of Plymouth a. 1629,
and of Scituate in, 1633, there one of the found. of the ch. 8 Jan.
1635, of wh. he was that yr. chos. deac. was, prob. from Kent, by w.
Patience, d. I presume, of deac. James Hurst, wh. was bur. 4 May
1648...As sec. w. he took, 12 Dec. 1649, Sarah, d. of Samuel Hinckley..."

"New England Marriages Prior To 1700"
Clarence A. Torrey,
(as found on NEHGS CD-ROM, Boston, 2001)
"COBB, Henry (-1679) & 1/wf Patience HURST (-1648); by 1632; Plymouth/Barnstable/Scituate"
"COBB, Henry (-1679) & 2/wf Sarah HINCKLEY (1629-); 12 Dec 1649; Plymouth"

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