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Cosby
 

Descendants of Robert Cossibye

 

Generation No. 1

 
1. Robert1 Cossibye was born 1412 in England. He married Unknown.

Notes for Robert Cossibye:
SOURCE:
ancestry.com and familysearch.org

Child of Robert Cossibye and Unknown is:

2. + 2 i. John2 Cossibye, born in England.

 

Generation No. 2

 
2. John2 Cossibye (Robert1) was born in England. He married Unknown.

Child of John Cossibye and Unknown is:

3.  + 3 i. Robert3 Cossibye, born in England.

 

Generation No. 3

 
3. Robert3 Cossibye (John2, Robert1) was born in England. He married Isabel Pare.

Child of Robert Cossibye and Isabel Pare is:

4.  + 4 i. John4 Cosbie, born 1482 in England.

 

Generation No. 4

 
4. John4 Cosbie (Robert3 Cossibye, John2, Robert1) was born 1482 in England. He married Mary Agaard. She was born 1486.

Child of John Cosbie and Mary Agaard is:

5.  + 5 i. Francis5 Cosby, born 1510 in England; died 1580 in England.

 

Generation No. 5

 
5. Francis5 Cosby (John4 Cosbie, Robert3 Cossibye, John2, Robert1) was born 1510 in England, and died 1580 in England. He married Elizabeth Palmes. She was born 1520 in England.

Children of Francis Cosby and Elizabeth Palmes are:

6 i. Henry6 Cosby, born 1545.
7 ii. Arnold Cosby, born 1549.
8 iii. Catherine Rose Cosby, born 1551.
6.  + 9 iv. Alexander Cosby, born 1552 in England; died 1596 in Ireland.

 

Generation No. 6

 
6. Alexander6 Cosby (Francis5, John4 Cosbie, Robert3 Cossibye, John2, Robert1) was born 1552 in England, and died 1596 in Ireland. He married Dorcus Sidney. She was born Abt. 1550 in England, and died 1623 in England.

Children of Alexander Cosby and Dorcus Sidney are:

10 i. Francis7 Cosby, born 1571.
11 ii. Mabel Cosby, born 1575.
12 iii. Richard Cosby, born 1576.
7.  + 13 iv. Charles Cosby, born 1585 in England; died 1696 in (York) VA.
14 v. John Cosby, born 1589.

 

Generation No. 7

 
7. Charles7 Cosby (Alexander6, Francis5, John4 Cosbie, Robert3 Cossibye, John2, Robert1) was born 1585 in England, and died 1696 in (York) VA. He married Mary Loftus. She was born 1590 in England.

Child of Charles Cosby and Mary Loftus is:

8. + 15 i. John8 Cosby, born 1623 in England; died 1696 in (York) VA.

 

Generation No. 8

 
8. John8 Cosby (Charles7, Alexander6, Francis5, John4 Cosbie, Robert3 Cossibye, John2, Robert1) was born 1623 in England, and died 1696 in (York) VA. He married Sarah Unknown.

Notes for John Cosby:
Came to (York) VA.

Children of John Cosby and Sarah Unknown are:

16 i. Mary9 Cosby, born 1673.
17 ii. James Cosby, born 1678.
9.  + 18 iii. John Cosby, Jr., born 1680 in (York) VA.
19 iv. Margaret Cosby, born 1683.
20 v. Sarah Cosby, born 1685.

 

Generation No. 9

 
9. John9 Cosby, Jr. (John8, Charles7, Alexander6, Francis5, John4 Cosbie, Robert3 Cossibye, John2, Robert1) was born 1680 in (York) VA. He married Martha Garland. She was born 1690 in (VA.

Children of John Cosby and Martha Garland are:  (see GARLAND)

10.  + 21 i. John10 Cosby, born 1711 in New Kent (Louisa) VA; died 1785 in (Louisa) VA.
22 ii. William Cosby, born 1713.
23 iii. James Cosby, born 1715.
24 iv. Mary Cosby, born 1716.
25 v. Amy Cosby, born 1718.

 

Generation No. 10

 

10. John10 Cosby (John9, John8, Charles7, Alexander6, Francis5, John4 Cosbie, Robert3 Cossibye, John2, Robert1) was born 1711 in New Kent (Louisa) VA, and died 1785 in (Louisa) VA. He married Mary Wingfield 1736 in (Hanover) VA, daughter of Thomas Wingfield and Sarah Garland. She was born Abt. 1721 in (Hanover) VA, and died Bet. 1738 - 1807.

Children of John Cosby and Mary Wingfield are:  (see WINGFIELD)

26 i. John11 Cosby, born 11 Dec 1737 in (Hanover) VA; died Abt. 1843 in (Barren) KY.
11.  + 27 ii. Samuel Cosby, born 1739 in (Hanover) VA.
28 iii. Amy Cosby, born 1740 in (Hanover) VA.
29 iv. Charles Cosby, born 1741.
30 v. Ann Cosby, born 1742 in (Hanover) VA.
31 vi. Wingfield Cosby, born 1746 in (Louisa) VA; died Abt. Sep 1814.
32 vii. Benjamin Cosby, born Bet. 1747 - 1748 in (Hanover) VA.

 

Generation No. 11

 

11. Samuel11 Cosby (John10, John9, John8, Charles7, Alexander6, Francis5, John4 Cosbie, Robert3 Cossibye, John2, Robert1) was born 1739 in (Hanover) VA. He married (1) Elizabeth Ford 5 Sep 1761 in (Goochland) VA. She was born Abt. 1740 in (Hanover) VA. He married (2) Elizabeth Poor 14 Jan 1765 in (Goochland) VA. She was born 1743. He married (3) Mildred Poor 19 Aug 1767 in (Goochland) VA. She was born Abt. 1752 in (Goochland) VA.

Notes for Samuel Cosby:
Revolutionary War Service Records, 1775-83
COSBY, SAMUEL
Rank - Induction: PRIVATE
Roll Box: 102
Roll Description: VA

Children of Samuel Cosby and Elizabeth Ford are:

12.  + 33 i. Mary12 Cosby, born 5 Sep 1761 in (Goochland) VA; died 1851 in (Lumpkin) GA.
34 ii. William Cosby, born 7 Feb 1763 in (Goochland) VA. [Rob Cosby   robcosby14@yahoo.com ]

Child of Samuel Cosby and Elizabeth Poor is:

35 i. Elizabeth 'Betsy'12 Cosby, born 24 Jan 1765 in (Goochland) VA.

Child of Samuel Cosby and Mildred Poor is:

36 i. Patty Mosley12 Clarke, born 5 Dec 1773 in VA.

 

Generation No. 12

 

12. Mary12 Cosby (Samuel11, John10, John9, John8, Charles7, Alexander6, Francis5, John4 Cosbie, Robert3 Cossibye, John2, Robert1) was born 5 Sep 1761 in (Goochland) VA, and died 1851 in (Lumpkin) GA. She married William Bowman 25 Dec 1779 in (Goochland) VA, son of Joseph Bowman and Mary Clarke. He was born 30 Jul 1755 in (Chesterfield) VA, and died 12 Jan 1808 in (Rutherford) NC.

Marriage Notes for Mary Cosby and William Bowman:
" Reverend Douglas recorded that he performed the marriage ceremony for William Bowman and Mary Cosby on December 28, 1979. He stated that both William and Mary were residents of Goochland County. The Goochland County marriage bond for William Bowman and Mary Cosby was registered on December 25, 1779. Mary's surname is spelled CAUSBY in that record. Zachariah Haden stood bond for the marriage. Witnesses were Ellison Clarke and Peter Clarke. The bond entry stated that William Bowman was the son of Joseph Bowman and that William was 21 years of age on July 30, 1776. "

per research of Jim Bowman
<http://familytreemaker.genealogy.com/users/b/o/w/James-L-Bowman/GENE2-0006.html>

Children of Mary Cosby and William Bowman are:  (see BOWMAN)

13.  + 37 i. Elizabeth13 Bowman, born 9 Dec 1780 in (Goochland) VA; died Bet. Aug - Nov 1850 in (Gilmer) GA.
38 ii. Nancy 'Polly' Bowman, born 20 Jul 1782 in (Goochland) VA; died Bet. 1810 - 1813 in (Rutherford) NC.
39 iii. Asa Bowman, born 20 Oct 1783 in (Goochland) VA; died Abt. 1819 in (Rutherford) NC.
40 iv. Martha 'Patsy' Bowman, born 26 Jun 1786 in (Goochland) VA; died 4 Sep 1863 in (Whitfield) GA.
41 v. Cosby Bowman, born 23 Mar 1788 in (Goochland) VA; died Aft. 1853.
42 vi. Eli Bowman, born 28 Sep 1790 in (Goochland) VA; died 1872 in (Rutherford) NC.
          Jim Bowman [  jlbowman@bellsouth.net  ]
43 vii. Edith 'Eda' Bowman, born 21 Apr 1792 in (Goochland) VA.
44 viii. William Bowman, born 31 Mar 1794 in (Rutherford) NC; died Bef. 1853.
45 ix. Mary 'Polly' Bowman, born 9 Jan 1797 in (Rutherford) NC; died Bet. 1853 - 1860 in (Whitfield) GA.
46 x. Catherine Bowman, born 22 Mar 1800 in (Rutherford) NC; died 1880 in (Dawson) GA.

 

Generation No. 13

 

13. Elizabeth13 Bowman (Mary12 Cosby, Samuel11, John10, John9, John8, Charles7, Alexander6, Francis5, John4 Cosbie, Robert3 Cossibye, John2, Robert1) was born 9 Dec 1780 in (Goochland) VA, and died Bet. Aug - Nov 1850 in (Gilmer) GA. She married James Young 11 Feb 1802 in (Rutherford) NC. He was born Abt. 1780 in VA, and died Bet. 1850 - 1860 in (Gilmer) GA.

Children of Elizabeth Bowman and James Young are:  (see YOUNG)

14.  + 47 i. Martin14 Young, born 1805 in (Rutherford) NC; died Bef. 1870 in (Gilmer) GA.
48 ii. James Lewis Young, born 1806 in (Rutherford) NC.
49 iii. Eliza Young, born Abt. 1813 in (Rutherford) NC; died Aft. 1880.

 

Generation No. 14

 

14. Martin14 Young (Elizabeth13 Bowman, Mary12 Cosby, Samuel11, John10, John9, John8, Charles7, Alexander6, Francis5, John4 Cosbie, Robert3 Cossibye, John2, Robert1) was born 1805 in (Rutherford) NC, and died Bef. 1870 in (Gilmer) GA. He married Deborah Debord 29 Jan 1828 in (Rutherford) NC, daughter of John Debord and Unknown. She was born 1806 in (Rutherford) NC, and died Aft. 1880 in (Gilmer) GA.

Children of Martin Young and Deborah Debord are:  (see DEBORD)

50 i. Martha 'Patsy' M.15 Young, born Dec 1829 in NC; died Aft. 1910 in (Gilmer) GA.
51 ii. William 'Tob' A. Young, born 1834 in IL.
52 iii. John Young, born 15 Jun 1836 in IL; died 18 Sep 1914 in GA.
53 iv. Eli M. Young, born 1838 in IL.
54 v. Sarah Louisa Young, born 8 Jan 1841 in IL; died 12 Nov 1920 in GA.
15.  + 55 vi. Thomas A. Young, born 18 Jan 1844 in IA or IL; died 11 Jun 1909 in (Gilmer) GA.
56 vii. Elisha Young, born 1847 in GA.
57 viii. Mary Young, born 1853 in GA.

 

Generation No. 15

 

15. Thomas A.15 Young (Martin14, Elizabeth13 Bowman, Mary12 Cosby, Samuel11, John10, John9, John8, Charles7, Alexander6, Francis5, John4 Cosbie, Robert3 Cossibye, John2, Robert1) was born 18 Jan 1844 in IA or IL, and died 11 Jun 1909 in (Gilmer) GA. He married (1) Unknown. He married (2) Sarah 'Sally' Martha Fouts Johnson 19 Apr 1872 in (Gilmer) GA. She was born 1832 in (Ashes) NC, and died 1897 in (Gilmer) GA. He married (3) Elisabeth Teague 13 Oct 1898 in (Gilmer) GA.

Children of Thomas Young and Sarah Fouts are:  (see FOUTS)

58 i. Emma Alice16 Young, born 19 Dec 1872 in (Gilmer) GA; died 29 Mar 1941 in (Gilmer) GA.
16.  + 59 ii. John Romolus Young, born 21 Jan 1879 in (Gilmer) GA; died 21 Sep 1945 in (Pierce) GA.

 

Generation No. 16

 

16. John Romolus16 Young (Thomas A.15, Martin14, Elizabeth13 Bowman, Mary12 Cosby, Samuel11, John10, John9, John8, Charles7, Alexander6, Francis5, John4 Cosbie, Robert3 Cossibye, John2, Robert1) was born 21 Jan 1879 in (Gilmer) GA, and died 21 Sep 1945 in (Pierce) GA. He married Ardesia 'Dessie' Angeline Blalock 27 Aug 1908 in (Gilmer) GA, daughter of William Blalock and Hulda Cloninger. She was born 3 Dec 1885 in (Gilmer) GA, and died 13 Mar 1961 in (Pierce) GA.

Children of John Young and Ardesia Blalock are:  (see BLALOCK)

17.  + 60 i. Minnie Estel17 Young, born 4 Jun 1909 in (Gilmer) GA; died 20 Dec 1978 in (Pierce) GA.
61 ii. Nola Mae Young, born 2 Oct 1911 in (Gilmer) GA; died 16 Oct 1990 in (Pierce) GA.
62 iii. Arwin 'Pat' Delmus Young, born 10 Sep 1919 in (Pierce) GA; died 6 Aug 1921 in (Pierce) GA.
63 iv. Mildred Oddlene Young, born 14 Feb 1928 in (Pierce) GA; died 14 May 2001 in (Pierce) GA.

 

Generation No. 17

 

17. Minnie Estel17 Young (John Romolus16, Thomas A.15, Martin14, Elizabeth13 Bowman, Mary12 Cosby, Samuel11, John10, John9, John8, Charles7, Alexander6, Francis5, John4 Cosbie, Robert3 Cossibye, John2, Robert1) was born 4 Jun 1909 in (Gilmer) GA, and died 20 Dec 1978 in (Pierce) GA. She married Oscar Grady Watkins, son of James Watkins and Louisa Nelson. He was born 17 Jul 1897 in (Gilmer) GA, and died 21 Jan 1981 in (Pierce) GA.

Children of Minnie Young and Oscar Watkins are:  (see WATKINS)

18.   64 i. Living18  (see SPRATLING ) (see GRIZZARD )
65 ii. Jack Lewis Watkins, born 21 Mar 1936 in (Pierce) GA; died 23 Feb 2003 in (Floyd) GA.
66 iii. Living


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