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Robert Cobb

Birthdate: (55)
Birthplace: Willesborough, Kent, England, UK
Death: December 21, 1682 (55)
Bruton Parish, York, Virginia, United States
Immediate Family:

Son of Ambrose "The Emigrant" Cobbs and Anne Cobbes (White)
Husband of Elizabeth Cobb (Thorpe)
Father of Robert Cobbs, Jr; Ambrose Cobb, Sr.; Margaret Cobb; Edmund Cobb and Otho Cobb
Brother of Jane Cobb; Margaret Cobb; Ambrose Cobb; Thomas Cobbs and Ambrose Cobb

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About Robert Cobb

Robert, the son of Ambrose, became the York County Anglican Church Warden of Marston Parish two years after the death of Ambrose. He was York County’s Justice of the Peace in 1676, and High Sheriff of York County in 1682 – the year Robert died. Robert inherited Cobbs Hall when Ambrose died in 1656, and he immediately sold the property to Michael Masters, who then sold it to John and Thomas Burton that same year. In 1704, a son of Thomas Burton sold "Cobbs" to John Bolling, and though it continued to be known as "Cobbs", the property remained in the possession of the Bolling family for over a hundred years.


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Robert Cobb's Timeline

January 7, 1627
Willesborough, Kent, England, UK
Age 32
Williamsburg, York County, Virginia, United States
Age 34
Williamsburg, York, Virginia
December 21, 1682
Age 55
Bruton Parish, York, Virginia, United States