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Lydia Cobb (Leonard)

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Taunton, MA, USA
Death: Died in Taunton, MA, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of James Leonard, III and Hannah Leonard
Wife of Capt. Thomas Cobb
Mother of Sarah "Sally" Cobb Paine; Major General-David Cobb-Continental Army-Loyal Aid To General Washington; Hannah Crocker; Lydia Leonard Williams; Jonathan Cobb and 2 others
Sister of James Leonard, Lt; Eliphalet Leonard and Sarah Danforth
Half sister of Jerusha Leonard Hodges and Abigail Leonard

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About Lydia Cobb

Lydia Cobb was a part of a loyal and patriotic family. Lydia was the daughter of James Leonard and his wife Hannah (Walley) Stone Leonard.

Lydia married Captain Thomas Cobb about 1737. Thomas was the commander of a Taunton Company in the French and Indian War of 1754.

Thomas and Lydia had seven children. Their son, David (September 14, 1748 – April 17, 1830), was an General and aide to George Washington during the Revolutionary War. Their daughter Sally married Robert Treat Paine, who was one of the signers of the Declaration of Independence.

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Lydia Cobb's Timeline

1703
1703
Taunton, MA, USA
1721
October 1, 1721
Age 18
Taunton, MA, USA
1735
1735
Age 32
1739
1739
Age 36
Taunton, MA, USA
1744
May 15, 1744
Age 41
Taunton, Bristol, Massachusetts, United States
1748
September 14, 1748
Age 45
Attleboro, MA, USA
1762
October 23, 1762
Age 59
Taunton, MA, USA
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