Sarah Robinson  Rootes

Sarah Robinson Rootes

Female 1792 - 1866  (73 years)

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  • Name Sarah Robinson Rootes  [1
    Born 20 Sep 1792  Fredericksburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2, 3, 4
    Gender Female 
    Baptism 24 Jul 1825  Baptist Church, Trail Creek, Clark Co. Find all individuals with events at this location  [5
    Died 23 Jul 1866  Athens, Clarke Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Buried Oconee Hill Cemetery, Athens, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  [2
    Notes 
    • From 1850 Census of Clarke County, Georgia:

      COBB, Sarah R. 58 F W --- --- Virginia
    Person ID I0244  Hull
    Last Modified 18 Oct 2009 

    Father Thomas Reade Rootes,   b. 23 Feb 1764, VA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 3 Jan 1824, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 59 years) 
    Mother Sarah Ryng Battaile,   b. May 1765,   d. 13 Mar 1811  (Age ~ 45 years) 
    Photos
    Federal Hill
    Federal Hill
    Home of Thomas Reade Rootes and Sarah Ryng Battaile Rootes in Fredericksburg, VA. John Addison Cobb and Sarah Robinson Rootes were married there 11 Apr 1812.
    Federal Hill
    Federal Hill
    Federal Hill, c. 1792
    Federal Hill, c. 1792
    Plaque of National Register of Historic Places
    Family ID F131  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family John Addison Cobb,   b. 5 Jan 1783, Granville Co., NC Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1855, Athens, Clarke Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 72 years) 
    Married 11 Apr 1812  Fredericksburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  [3, 6
    Children 
     1. Howell Cobb,   b. 22 Mar 1814,   d. 25 Oct 1814  (Age 0 years)
    +2. Howell Cobb,   b. 7 Sep 1815, Cherry Hill, Jefferson Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 9 Oct 1868, New York, NY Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 53 years)
    +3. Laura Battaile Rootes Cobb,   b. 12 Mar 1818, Jefferson Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 16 Oct 1888, Athens, Clarke Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 70 years)
     4. Mildred Lewis Rootes Cobb,   b. 12 Nov 1820, Jefferson Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 28 Apr 1900, Athens, Clarke Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 79 years)
     5. Thomas Reade Rootes Cobb,   b. 10 Apr 1823, Jefferson Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 13 Dec 1862, Fredericksburg, VA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 39 years)
     6. John Boswell Cobb,   b. 6 Feb 1826, Jefferson Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 21 Nov 1893, Macon, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 67 years)
     7. Mary Willis Cobb,   b. 9 Jun 1828, Jefferson Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 2 Feb 1899  (Age 70 years)
     8. Sarah Martha Cobb,   b. 10 Aug 1831, Jefferson Co., GA Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 30 Oct 1906, Atlanta, GA Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 75 years)
    Photos
    John Addison Cobb House
    John Addison Cobb House
    Built 1840
    1234 Lumpkin Street
    Family ID F082  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Photos
    1864 (c.) Sarah Rootes Cobb with her ear trumpet
    1864 (c.) Sarah Rootes Cobb with her ear trumpet
    She was very deaf. Note the ear trumpet in her lap.
    Sarah Rootes Cobb
    Sarah Rootes Cobb
    1864 (c.) Sarah Rootes Cobb
    1864 (c.) Sarah Rootes Cobb

    Headstones
    Grave marker: Sarah Cobb
    Grave marker: Sarah Cobb
    Sarah Robinson Cobb
    Wife of
    John A Cobb
    Born
    Sept 20th 1792
    Died
    July 22nd 1865
    Aged 73 yr's & 10 mo's.
    Faithful fond and true,
    She lived a life of love,
    Believing full of hope,
    Went home to God above.
    Plot: Cobb-Jackson, East Hill

  • Sources 
    1. [S02634] The Record of My Ancestry, A. L. Hull, (Unpublished).

    2. [S07508] Hull and Cobb History, Augustus Longstreet Hull, (Unpublished).

    3. [S02818] Genealogies of Virginia Families, Indexed by Gary Parks, (Genealogical Publishing Co., Inc., Baltimore).

    4. [S15727] Howell Cobb Family Bible, Howell Cobb and Martha Jaqueline Cobb, (Unpublished), 677.
      Sarah Robinson Rootes was born the 19th of September 1792.

    5. [S15727] Howell Cobb Family Bible, Howell Cobb and Martha Jaqueline Cobb, (Unpublished), 677.
      Sarah Robinson Cobb was baptised the 24th of July 1825 and admitted a member of the Baptist Church at Trail Creek in Clark County of the State of Georgia aged 33 yrs.

    6. [S15727] Howell Cobb Family Bible, Howell Cobb and Martha Jaqueline Cobb, (Unpublished), 677.
      John Addison Cobb and Sarah Robinson Rootes were married on the 11th of April 1812.


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