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Ambrose COBB (BIRTH: 1729, York County, VA m Sarah HOWELL (BIRTH: 1734, Halifax
Posted by: Dolores Phifer (ID *****9187) Date: November 22, 2004 at 06:02:18
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Hello. Our COBBS/COBB line first came to VA in 1664... into the Williamsburg area. His wife was a WHITE. They later moved up to Henrico. They were members of the Bruton Church there in Williamsburg where they helped to build it and he and his descendents and related kin served on the vestry there for many, many generations. In fact, many are buried there. Then, some of their descendents moved into Halifax, then to Lunenburg. The first COBBS/COBB here was Ambrose COBBS and his maternal uncle was Rev. Robert HUNT... the first rector of Jamestown who baptized Pocahontas. Rev. Robert HUNT and his brothers Stephen HUNT arrived here in 1607 and his brother Thomas HUNT arrived here in the second ship in 1608. The early COBBS/COBBs intermarried for many generations with the descendents of Pocahontas among other great surnames like PHILLIPS, FRITH, BEACH, LONG, JACOBS, and SMITH. These family lines attended Bruton Church together and some lines even went back to Kent England together.


So, right now... that's all that I have...

this was given to us by a cousin...
Ambrose COBB
1729 - BET 1797 AND 1799
BIRTH: 1729, York County, Virginia (Bruton Parish)
DEATH: BET 1797 AND 1799, Lincoln County, North Carolina
CENSUS: 1790, Lincoln County, North Carolina
EVENT: Mvd: 1748, Lunenburg County, Virginia
Father: Robert COBBS
Mother: Crosia FRITH
Family 1 : Sarah HOWELL
1734 - BET 25 Nov 1799 AND 1805
BIRTH: 1734, Halifax County, Virginia
DEATH: BET 25 Nov 1799 AND 1805, Lincoln County, North Carolina
MARRIAGE: ABT 1748
CHILDREN:
Vintner COBB
Robert COBB
Ralph COBB
Mary COBB
David COBB
Barbara COBB
John S. COBB
Ambrose "Samuel" COBB
FNU COBB
William COBB
James COBB (my gr,... great-grandfather)
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This is my cousin's site that has our COBBS/COBB line...
http://freepages.genealogy.rootsweb.com/~cobb/ambrose.htm




http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=%22Halifax%2C+VA%22+%2C+indian%2C+howell&btnG=Search

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=%22Halifax%2C+VA%22+%2C+indian%2C+howell%2C+cobb&btnG=Search

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=%22Halifax%2C+VA%22+%2C+indian&btnG=Search

http://www.google.com/search?q=Halifax,+VA+,+%22native+american%22,+howell,+cobb&hl=en&lr=&start=20&sa=N



My COBBS/COBBs line are related to Howell COBB... that's why the Howell surname fits so well.

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=montgomery,+VA+,+%22native+american%22,+howell,+cobb&spell=1

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&q=montgomery,+VA+,+%22native+american%22,+howell,+cobb&spell=1

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=montgomery%2C+VA+%2C+%22indian%22%2C+howell%2C+cobb&btnG=Search

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=montgomery%2C+VA+%2C+%22indian%22%2C+howell%2C+cobb%2C+-%22Howell+Cobb%22

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=halifax%2C+VA+%2C+%22cherokee%22%2C+howell&btnG=Search

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=halifax%2C+VA+%2C+%22cherokee%22%2C+howell%2C+lunenburg&btnG=Search

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=halifax%2C+VA+%2C+%22cherokee%22%2C+howell%2C+lunenburg%2C+cobb&btnG=Search

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=halifax%2C+VA+%2C+howell%2C+york%2C+cobb&btnG=Search



http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=montgomery%2C+VA+%2C+%22indian%22%2C+howell&btnG=Search

http://www.google.com/search?hl=en&lr=&q=montgomery%2C+VA+%2C+%22cherokee%22%2C+howell&btnG=Search



Hope this helps.
Blessings.
Dolores Cobb Phifer


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