'Cobb04'Index links to: Lead / Letter
Families covered: Cobb of Aldington, Cobb of Cobb's Court, Cobb of New Romney, Cobb of Reculver

John Cobb of Cobb's Court, Romney Marshes, Kent (a 1324)
1. Richard Cobb of Cobb's Court (a 1337)
  A. Edward Cobb of Cobb's Court (a 1387)
  i. Edmund Cobb of Cobb's Court (a 1417)
  a. John Cobb of Cobb's Court (d 1472-3) the first mentioned by Visitation
  m. Dionicia Bonington (dau of _ Bonington of Bunington)
  (1) John Cobb (dsp)
  (2) Thomas Cobb
  (A) Thomas Cobb of Aldington, Kent
  (i) Thomas Cobb of Aldington (dsp)
  (ii) Martin Cobb of Otterple in Lime
m. _ Cressy
  (a) Thomas Cobb of Ouldwives Lesa in Chilham
  m. Mary Payne (dau/coheir of William Paynme)
  ((1)) William Cobb
  m. Mary Barham (dau of Arthur Barham)
  ((A))+ issue - Thomas, Martin, Jane, Susanna, Mary, Elizabeth, Dorothy
  ((2)) Jane Cobb
  m1. John Osborne of (Nutts in) Shepey
  m2. John Petit
  (b) Anne Cobb
m. Thomas Wilmot of Hythe
  (iii) Richard Cobb of Bilsington
  (a) Elizabeth Cobb
  m. Reginald Scott
  ((1)) Elizabeth Scott
  m. Sackville Turner 'of Tablehurst'
  ((A)) (Anne) Turner (bpt 06.03.1604-5)
  m. (Matthias) Caldecott
  (iv) James Cobb of Aldington
  m. Johanna Knight (heir)
  (a) James Cobb of Aldington
  m. Edith Smith (dau of William Smith of Stanforde)
((1)) William Cobb of Aldington (a 1619)
  m. Margaret Pelham (dau of Sir Edmund Pelham (Chief Baron of the Exchequer in Ireland))
  ((A))+ issue - James, Thomas, William, Margaret
  (b) Elizabeth Cobb possibly of this generation
  m. William Collins
  (3) William Cobb (b c1442, d 1506-7)
  m. Alice Catts (heir)
  (A) Edward Cobb of Cobb's Place (d 20.11.1518, 3rd son)
m. _ Catesby
  (i) Alice Cobb
  m. Sir John Norton of Northwood (d 08.11.1557)
  (B)+ other issue (dsp) - George, Gervase
  b. Thomas Cobb of Reculver, Kent (d 1441)
  (1) John Cobb of Chislete & Reculver (dvp 21.04.1421)
  m. Alice
  (A) Thomas Cobb of Chislete & Holborough in Reculver
  (i) Alexander Cobb of Reculver (d 04.1541) - continued below
  m. Thomasyn Death (a 1541, dau of John Death of Hearne)
  (ii) John Cobb of Faversham, Kent
  (a) Thomas Cobb of Faversham
  ((1)) Ambrose Cobb
  (iii) Edward Cobb
  (B) Alice Cobb



Alexander Cobb of Reculver (d 04.1541) - continued above
m. Thomasyn Death (a 1541, dau of John Death of Hearne)
1. Richard Cobb of Reculver (d before 30.06.1582)
  m. Elizabeth (a 1581)
  A. Henry Cobb of Reculver (a 1581)
  i. Benjamin Cobb of Reculver
m. Alice Knowler (dau of Robert Knowler of Hearne)
  a. Robert Cobb of Reculver (bur 1676)
  m. Mary Hunt (dau of Jonas Hunt of Chislet)
  (1) Robert Cobb of New Romney, Kent (d 1727, 3rd son)
m. Catherine Curteis (dau/coheir of Thomas Curteis of Ashford)
  (A) Thomas Cobb of Upper Hardres, Kent (b 1701-2, d 26.08.1794, rector of Upper Hardres & Stelling)
  m. Hester Skinner (b 1706-7, d 08.04.1800, dau of John Skinner of Lydd)
  (i) Robert Cobb of Lydd (b 1744, d 20.05.1807) had issue
  m. (1766) Amey Godfrey (b 1741-2, d 12.04.1822, dau of John Godfrey of Lydd)
  (ii) Katharine Cobb
m. William Bythesea of Greenwich
  (B) Benjamin Cobb, Mayor of New Romney (b c1707, d 06.10.1756, 4th son)
  m. Catherine Grebell (b 1721-2, d 01.02.1785, dau of Allen Grebell of Rye)
  (i) Benjamin Cobb of New Romney & Great Coram-st.-Brunswick (b 31.03.1753, a 1828)
  m1. Elizabeth Rolfe (b 1753-4, d 25.03.1782, dau of John Rolfe of New Romney)
  (a) Smith Cobb (b 18.09.1786, Captain RN) had issue
  m. (22.02.1816) Sarah Coates (b 16.08.1793, d 18.12.1823, dau of W. Coates of New Romney by Sarah)
  (b)+ other issue - Benjamin in Gibraltar (b 09.03.1787), Charles (b 28.05.1778, d 21.09.1811, RN), Robert (b 05.10.1796), Thomas (b 05.10.1796), Jane (b 1784, d unm), Catherine (b 31.07.1789), Mary Anne (b 08.09.1790), Eliza (d infant), Louisa (b 1793, d 1807), Eliza (b 16.12.1794)
  m2. Jane Smith (d 30.06.1799, dau/heir of Elias Smith of Dymchurch)
(ii) Mary Cobb (dsp 28.05.1804)
  m. Rev. Edward Norwood of Ashford (a 1813)
  (iii)+ other issue - Thomas (d young), Catharine (d young), Anne (b 1750-1, d unm 18.05.1794)
  (C)+ other issue (d(vp?) unm) - John, Robert
  (2) Anne Cobb
  m1. Robert Chalker of New Romney
  m2. William Crauford of Canterbury
  (3)+ other issue - Benjamin (b c1661, a 1663), John, Thomas
  B.+ other issue - Alexander, Richard, William, Nicholas, Mary, Margaret, Elizabeth, Susanna, Thomasine
2. Michael Cobb of Reculver (a 1541, sergeant-at-arms)
  m. Mary Leghe (dau of Sir Thomas Leghe of London)
  A. Alexander Cobb
  B. Thomasyn Cobb
  m. Ralph Brooke (York Herald)

Main source(s): CountyGen (Kent, Berry, 1830, p149+) with support from Visitation (Kent, 1619, 'Cobbs')
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