Jun. 21, 1748 Hanover Morris County New Jersey, USA
Jul. 25, 1815 Catawba County North Carolina, USA
Clisby COBB was born on June 21, 1748 in Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey. He appeared on the census in 1790 in Surry County, North Carolina. He appeared on the census in 1800 in Burke County, North Carolina. He died on July 25, 1815 in Maiden, Catawba County, North Carolina. He was buried in Allen's Creek, Maiden, Catawba County, North Carolina.
In 1780 Clisby Cobb served at the rank of Private in the New Jersey militia, under the command of Captain Josiah Hall.
Clisby's family were Iron Masters and when the revolution was over, Clisby's father sent him to North Carolina to look for mineral deposits. The soil in North Carolina is a red color, and was thought by the pioneers to be rich in Iron Ore. In 1785 Clisby bought up large tracts of land along Little River in Alleghany County North Carolina (Surry County at that time). In 1790 he moved into Surry County and by 1793 he was living in what is now Catawba County. Clisby Cobb died on 17 Aug 1815, and is buried on his old farm near Maiden in Catawba County, North Carolina.
He was married to Margaret Halset YOUNG about 1771 in Hanover, Morris County, New Jersey. There were eleven children produced from this marriage. Only those that had an eventual connection to Fannin County, Texas are shown here. Margaret Halset YOUNG was born on April 15, 1746 in Morris County, New Jersey. Clisby COBB and Margaret Halset YOUNG had the following children:
Burial: Non-Cemetery Burial Specifically: Burial site unknown
Created by: Jreb Record added: Sep 24, 2009
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To my 4th great grandfather - thank you for your service to this young country, for your pioneering spirit, and dedication to your family. May your descendents make you proud. -
Jan Myers Added: Jun. 13, 2015