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110. Mary "Molly" POINDEXTER80 died before 1796.79 She was born.51,72

Mary "Molly" POINDEXTER and Garland COSBY were married on 27 June 1782 in Louisa County, Virginia.67,144 Garland COSBY144 was born about 1761 in Hanover County, Virginia.144 He served in the military in 1776–1782 at Capt. James Dabney's Minute Regt, Col. Samuel Meredith, VA in Revolutionary War.144 He died before 1842 at the age of 81 in Henderson County, Kentucky.144

Served in the Revolution. 1776 at age 15, enlisted for 12 months in Minute Regt commaned by Col. Samuel Meredith, Co commanded by Capt. James Dabney. In 1777, enlisted in Cap. David Anderson's Co. and made orderly Sgt. 1781, enlisted as volunteer in a company of militia commanded by Capt. Hughes of Louisa Co. Made Capt. Lived in Fayette County KY and then Henderson County.

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Direct Descendants of Alexander Cosby
1 Alexander Cosby
. +Dorcus Sidney
. 2 Charles Cosby, b: September 12, 1585 in Stradbelly Abbey, Queen's, Ireland d: 1696 in York Co., VA
..... +Mary Loftus, b: 1590 in ENG d: 1623 in York Co., VA m: January 1622/23 in Eng
..... 3 John Cosby, b: 1623 in Of, Stradbally, Queen's, Ireland d: November 24, 1696 in Yorktown, York Co., Virginia
......... +Sarah unk, b: 1626 d: 1740 in Yorktown, York Co., Virginia m: 1648 in Hanover Co., VA
......... 4 Charles Cosby, b: 1670 in New Kent Co., VA d: 1760 in New Kent Co., VA :
............. +Jane Meriwether, b: Abt. 1682 in or York Co., VA d: in New Kent Co., VA ? m: 1698 in York, VA
............. 5 David Cosby, Sr Burgess b: January 17, 1704/05 in Fredericksburg, Louisa? Co., VA d: 1770 :
................. +Mary Garland Overton, b: 1705 in Louisa Co., VA? d: March 09, 1785 m: 1725 in Louisa Co., VA
................. 6 Charles Scott Cosby, b: Abt. 1732 in Hanover Co., VA d: in Elbert Co., GA Burial:
..................... +Elizabeth Wingfield, b: Abt. 1735 in Hanover Co., VA d: Abt. 1759 m: 1744 in Hanover Co., VA
..................... 7 Garland Cosby, m Molly POINDEXTER (Capt.) b: 1746 d: Bef. 1842 in Henderson Co., KY Burial: In Rev War

Mary "Molly" POINDEXTER and Garland COSBY had the following children:



Stith Poindexter COSBY144 was born on 27 November 1783.



Nicholas COSBY144 was born on 22 February 1785.144

Settled in Indiana



Fortunatus COSBY72,144 was born in 1787.144

Settled in Indiana according to the Henry Duke book. [I believe this to be an error. There is no child named "Fortunatus" in the will of the children's grandfather Thomas Poindexter, yet he names the others twice. If there had been such a child, he likely died young.]



Francis COSBY144 was born about 1789.144

Married Miss Chandler in Henderson Co KY.



Garland COSBY144 was born in 1792.144 He died in 1866 at the age of 74.144

Served in War of 1812. Married Eulalia Carlin.



Eliza "Betsy" COSBY72,144 was born in 1793.144

Her mother died young and Eliza and Garland were adopted by their uncle, Gov. George Poindexter, of MS. Eliza married Willis Wilson, a lawyer. Called "Betsy" in will of her grandfather, Thomas Poindexter. Her sons were named in the will: Stith, Nicholas, Francis and Garland.