William Henry Cobb

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  • Name William Henry Cobb 
    Born 02 Apr 1846  Rochester, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Gender Male 
    Person ID I1591  Elder Henry Cobb
    Last Modified 29 Jun 2006 

    Father Leander Cobb,   b. 05 Dec 1801,   d. 02 Sep 1872, Rochester, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years) 
    Mother Julia Ann Scribner,   b. 1807, Connecticut Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 06 Oct 1849  (Age 42 years) 
    Married 10 Mar 1831  New Albany, Clark Co., Indiana Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ||by Rev. A. S. Wells.
    Family ID F468  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Emily Walliston Wiggins,   b. 16 Jul 1848, Wilmington, New Co., Delaware Find all individuals with events at this location 
    Married 30 Oct 1872  Philadelphia, Philadelphia Co., Pennsylvania Find all individuals with events at this location 
    • ||by Rev. E.R. Beadle.
    Children 
     1. Annie Eugenia Cobb,   b. 15 Sep 1873, Plymouth, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     2. Charles Wiggins Cobb,   b. 17 Sep 1875, Plymouth, Plymouth Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     3. Edward Scribner Cobb,   b. 24 Aug 1878, Medfield, Norfolk Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
     4. William Everson Cobb,   b. 07 May 1882, Uxbridge, Worcester Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 19 Sep 1903  (Age 21 years)
     5. Mary Bunting Cobb,   b. 23 Nov 1883, Uxbridge, Worcester Co., Massachusetts Find all individuals with events at this location
    Family ID F771  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Notes 
    • ||||William graduated at Amherst College in 1867; taught school in Wilmington, DE, from 1867to 1869; studied at Princeton Theological Seminary from 1869 to 1870; and at Andover Theological Seminary from 1870 to 1872, graduating with the class of 1872. He was ordained pastor of the Fourth Congregational Church in Plymouth, (at Chiltonville), Sept. 18, 1872, where he continued until June 1876. He was pastor in Medfield, MA, from November, 1876, to September, 1878, and in Uxbridge, MA, from Sept. 1878 to November 1887. He became librarian of the Congregational Library in Boston, in Dec. 1887, since which time (to 1890) his residence has been in Newton Center, MA. (Note- The Rev. William Henry Cobb furnished this account of his father's family.)