James Nathaniel Cobb
This is my great-grandfather James Nathaniel Cobb. He was the son of Ambrosia Cobb and Susan Underwood Cobb.
Ambrosia/Ambrose Cobb was the son of William Cobb and Mary Polly Abernathy both of Lincoln Co, NC)
Susan M Underwood was the daughter of Reuben Underwood and Elizabeth Clubb also both of NC)
Ambrosia and Susan were married in Lincoln Co, the 14 Mar 1824. (per her Civil War mother's pension she filed (Name: Ephraim Cobb Relative: Mother Susan Cobb Roll number: T288_87)
James was b. in Rutherford Co, TN. He had 11 brothers and sisters. The youngest one Martha "Mattie" was b. in Lee Co, Iowa (1855).
Ambrosia d. in Lee Co, Iowa 1863. Susan and younger Children moved on to Saline Co, MO, where we assume she died aft 1870.
James came to Calhoun Co, Alabama after the Civil War where he met, or possibly had met during the war, and married, Polina "Lina" Willingham (daughter of Caleb Willingham and Mary Andrews Willingham) in Calhoun Co, AL. James and Lina raised their children there and he died there in 1912 and she in 1920.
James Nathaniel Cobb and Polina "Lina" Willingham had the following children.
Sidney James Cobb (1888 - 1938)
George Washington Cobb (1889 - 1947)
William Reynolds Cobb (1890 - 1967)
Ada Cobb (1891 - unk)
Josephine Cobb (1893 - 1971)
Susan Anne Cobb (1896 - 1970)
Grace Cobb (1898 - 1980)
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