Cobb, George (d. 1874) B-15


New North Cemetery
Section no: B
Memorial no: 15
Orientation: West

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Personal Information

Name: George Cobb
Gender: Male
Age: 82 yrs 10 mos.
Death: May 14 1874
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Number interred: 1


May 14, 1874;
Aged 82 yrs 10 mos.

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Biographical notes: b. 21 July 1791, d. 14 May 1874. George Cobb was prominent in local government, serving as Clerk of the Judicial Courts (from 1836 to 1872), Town and County Treasurer, and Register of Probate. Married Susan Wyer (1794-1861) in 1814. They produced seven children. He married a second time in 1861, wedding Nancy Coffin (1804-1875). George Cobb’s father, William Cobb (1764-1842), was a United States Senator. His mother was Charlotte Coffin (1763-1812). (See the Stackpole Collection for his obituary.)
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Inscription Condition: Clear but worn


Stone Composition: Granite
Stone Shape: Round top
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Monument Condition: Sound, in place
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Shape of text panel: Rectangular
Main motif: Lettering only
Marginal motif: Line border
Width of stone: 21 1/4″
Thickness of stone: 4″
Length of slab: 43 1/2″
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Data Collection

Date data collected: June and July 2003
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Stone exists 2003: Yes
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Footstone exists: No
Location note:
Citation source: Preservation Institute Nantucket students
Field recorder: Susan Jolley or Jill Donlon
Data input by: Brenda Frey
Reviewed by: Automatic