Joseph Cobb Jr.1

d. 10 April 1671
Joseph Cobb Jr.|d. 10 Apr 1671|p4041.htm|Joseph Cobb|b. c 1594\nd. c 1653|p4029.htm|Elizabeth (—?—) (Cobb)|d. c 1624|p4044.htm|||||||||||||

6th great-granduncle of William Lemuel Horn Jr.
8th great-granduncle of Laura Jane Munson.
Family Background:
Horn and Allied Families
     Joseph Cobb Jr. was the son of Joseph Cobb and Elizabeth (—?—) (Cobb).2,3 He was dead by 10 April 1671 and probably long before.4,5
Additional Data
Joseph Cobb Jr. was one of his father's headrights in 1637.2,3,5

Whereas Pharaoh Cobbs and Ann his wife by their deed dated 10 April 1671, confirmed to George Williams a tract of land in L.P. [Lower Parish, Isle of Wight County, Virginia] which land was sold by Pharaoh Cobbs and Elizabeth, his mother to Saml. Haswell and is now in the possession of Richard Reynolds, Jr., and Eliz. his wife the dau. of the said George Williams and lawful inheritrix. Now, we Richard Hutchins and Elizabeth. His wife, the dau. of Joseph Cobbs, Jr., dec. the eldest son of Joseph Cobbs, Sr., dec. for 1000 lbs. tbco. sell to Richard Reynolds, Jr., and confirmed by Richard Hutchins and wife Eliz. of Western Branch Nansemond County. 10 April 1671.6,7

Indenture, 9 July 1693, between Richard Hutchins and Elizabeth. His wife of Western Branch Parish in Nansemond County and Col. Arthur Smith of Lower Parish. Richard Hutchins and Elizabeth., his wife, dau. and only heir of Joseph Cobb, the Younger who was son and heir apparent of Joseph Cobb, the Elder, now both deceased, for consideration of 2250 lbs. tbco. paid by Col. Smith, deeds him 130 acres [Isle of Wight County, Virginia] adj. Smith, running to Mr. Hardins and Cobbs, to Pharaoh Cobbs to John Hole. (signed) Richard (RH) Hutchins.8

Child of Joseph Cobb Jr.


  1. [S585] Benjamin C. Holtzclaw and Mrs. Myron J. Taylor, "Cobb of Isle of Wight County, Virginia," in Historical Southern Families, Mrs. John Bennett Boddie, editor. (Baltimore: Clearfield Co., 1968), 12: 176, citing Cav. & Pioneers, p. 77.
  2. [S588] Judith McGhan, indexed by, Virginia Vital Records from The Virginia Magazine of History and Biography, the William and Mary College Quarterly, and Tyler's Quarterly (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 1984). Records of Isle of Wight County, from TQ, Vol. IX (1827), 116-122, 97.
  3. [S563] "Virginia State Land Office Patents" Book 1, 1623-1643 (v. 1 & 2): 506, The Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia.
  4. [S585] Benjamin C. Holtzclaw and Mrs. Myron J. Taylor, "Cobb of Isle of Wight County, Virginia", 12: 177.
  5. [S606] John Frederick Dorman, comp. and ed., Adventurers of Purse and Person Virginia 1607-1624/5, Fourth Edition, Vol. One, Families A-F (Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Company, 2004), 703.
  6. [S550] John Bennett Boddie, Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County Virginia; A history of the County of Isle of Wight, Virginia, during the Seventeenth Century, including abstracts of the county records (Chicago: Chicago Law Printing Company, 1938), 613.
  7. [S606] John Frederick Dorman, Adventurers of Purse and Person, 704.
  8. [S550] John Bennett Boddie, Seventeenth Century Isle of Wight County Virginia, 612.